PINs and Needles: The Technology Behind Credit Cards

Jul 10, 2014   //   by Keith McDonald   //   Credit Cards, Technology  //  Comments Off on PINs and Needles: The Technology Behind Credit Cards

It’s been an eventful time for the credit card market. Competition is hotting up in the market for balance transfer cards (with the longest 0% offer now at a whopping 33 months). And constant technological advances are making credit cards both faster to use and multifunctional.

You may have heard that Transport for London are no longer accepting cash on London buses. If you haven’t got an Oyster card, a contactless card is your next best bet.

If you’re interested in the technology behind the construction of your credit card, it’s all listed here in this fascinating infographic provided by Sainsbury’s Bank.


This credit card infographic was created by Sainsbury’s Bank.

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