Windows Cardspace Meets Vista Media Center

It’s again time to post a new blog entry. This time I thought it may be interesting to see how Windows Cardspace can be used together with applications built on top of the Media Center Presentation Layer (WMCPL). So and why do I think that Cardspace can be of very good use especially in a…

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What you always wanted to know about Microsoft Cardspace - Part 3

The publication of Vittorio’s book “Understanding Windows Cardspace” about which I wrote a post only yesterday I realize that there is more and more demand for information about topics around identity. And from my experience it is not only people working in IT or have a great affinity to technology who are interested in this…

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Cardspace - Want To Take A Even Deeper Look?

Two days ago I found a small parcel in my office mailbox which contained a copy of a new book written by one of my architect evangelist colleagues Vittorio Bertocci together with Garret Serack and Caleb Baker. Its title is:”Understanding Windows Cardspace”. And although you my dear reader probably already have a quite good understanding of Windows…

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What you always wanted to know about Microsoft Cardspace - Part 2

Q: Can a card be marked as “not exportable”?A: No this is not possible at the moment. After a card has been installed in the card-selector the card can always be exported using the standard facilities of the card selector. This allows easy tranportation of cards and use of the cards on several devices/PCs. If…

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What you always wanted to know about Microsoft Cardspace - Part 1

Since the Identity Metasystem and Microsoft Cardspace is quite a complex topic but is a great means to enable the user to have better control how and when identity information and login credentials are used I felt that there needs to be some more clarification about certain aspects of Microsoft Cardspace. Therefore I will start…

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