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Sneak-peek into India’s Largest SmartCards Expo 2021 – A Short Report

India's Largest SmartCards Expo 2021

About SmartCards Expo

The SmartCards Expo, launched in 1999, is India’s only trade fair that aims to expand industry opportunities of smart card application in diverse areas like finance, healthcare, Transit, telecom and more. This year, the SmartCards Expo was organized at India’s fintech capital Bangalore. This is a report straight from the venue to give you an insight into the affairs that drive the smart card market.

Supported by the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MEITY), SmartCards Expo aims to bring all stakeholders to a single largest platform.

It was an honour for us to be a part of this prestigious Expo, where we got to meet and interact. With captains of industry, thought leaders, solutions providers & leading financial institutes. Three action-packed days with fantastic networking opportunities were a great takeaway from the event.

Given that Bangalore is one of the biggest financial and start-hub in India, we presented a range of dynamic payment products & solutions designed for speed, convenience and high security.

Astra payment solutions and services created a buzz

The Astra series is crafted to leverage the power of secure digital payment with eco-safe, reliable, durable , beautifully designed smart cards. The product range includes a variety of material types & features such as metal cards, biometric card,  Secure RFID Wallets, translucent card, rainbow metallic effect, color core, metal foil & metal membrane & more.

Each design is tailored to meet your business needs and security requirements. In addition, to enhance the end-user experience, the Astra card series also provides exclusive personalization options for branding and other valuable add-ons. 

The breakthrough concept in contact & contactless interfaces combines all the functionalities of EMV Chip & Pin, Tap & Pay for sectors such as Retail, Online Transactions, Public transport ticketing and many more into one single product.

Our durable Astra Graphics Technology for card personalisation enables you to bring your imagination to life with a level of quality and consistency that will help your brand communicate more confidently and effectively. Enhance visibility, eradicate the problem of fading numbers with guaranteed life of 3-5 years for embedded personalization

Astra Touch and Pay Card

The turnkey D2i Services

Engineered to bring every kind of solution under one roof, our D2i services is a robust end-to-end suite that includes cost-effective deals in design and packaging consultancy, manufacturing, personalization, specialized fulfilment services, dedicated MIS, Courier & RTO.

Many guests visited our stall, SC13, in Hall 3 and engaged with our design experts and brand executives to exchange a great deal of knowledge and information on the range of services. We are grateful for the new connections made at the Expo. For those who missed it, we invite you to connect with us over a call or a message. All enquiries will be answered within 24 hours, and our executives will help you find the best-smart card solutions.

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