Version 2.2.2 of the Java Card Specification introduces several optional additions to the award-winning Java Card platform. These new features provide specific support for the latest contactless and ID cards. Java Card 2.2.2 also includes enhancements to align with future smart card and USIM card standards.
Key benefits of Java Card 2.2.2 include improved interoperability for cards with multiple communication interfaces, richer cryptography and security features, and standardized biometry support. It also provides a series of new APIs for a more memory-efficient application development. Java Card technology v2.2.2 is ready for the next generation of smart card standards, and is fully backward-compatible with previous versions.