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Just more than half of respondents to a two-week Card Technology online survey predict Web-based banking smart cards will become popular, while a little over a quarter shot down the idea.
The remainder, like one U.S.-based respondent, say they believe banking cards that offer Web-based features will become fashionable only if issuers offer cardholders more services on the chips.
"The only way that a chip card will be successful anywhere is by using all its features, and not by relying in one strong advantage (security); multiapplication will be they key to conquer the markets."
American Express launched its chip-based Blue card in September of 1999, …