August 8, 2006 The potential for electronic paper applications seems to be boundless and the recent announcement that SiPix and SmartDisplayer have created the first flexible display panel to be embedded into an ISO-compliant payment card highlights the potential. The application subsequently landed the companies the Display Application of the Year Award from the Society for Information Display (SID). The revolutionary One Time Password (OTP) DisplayCard enables cardholders to generate and display a dynamic passcode for one-time use. During an online merchant checkout or home banking login, the cardholder obtains a new, unique number by pressing a button on the card. As prompted, the cardholder then enters the number, proving the presence of the card, and completes the transaction. With the DisplayCard, banks can strengthen online banking sign-on by enabling two-factor authentication.
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