International Verifact Inc. will supply Diebold Inc. with "Cash Pads," to be used by retailers to enter purchase amounts for smart card transactions.

The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Diebold, Canton, Ohio, has a contract to upgrade all of First Union Corp.'s automated teller machines in Atlanta to support smart cards. Merchant customers of the Charlotte, N.C.-based bank will be offered Diebold's electronic payment terminals that support smart cards.

First Union has previously announced plans to issue more than one million smart cards in time for use at the Olympics in Atlanta this summer.

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