Credit cards, debit cards, and other types of magnetic cards have taken over the United States buying industry. Today, people rarely pull out cash for purchases. Instead, they utilize a card with a magnetic card scanner across the back of it. Magnetic card readers are then used to scan that barcode and send it to the appropriate system. As the use of cards increases, the technology of credit card readers must also keep up.
The contents of a magnetic strip
You might be surprised at the amount of information that a small magnetic strip can hold. Not only do these magnetic strips hold your card number, but they also can store your name, account number, card balance, and other importa