Category Archives: Companies

Gemalto in the process of reviewing the unsolicited and conditional proposal by Atos

By | December 12, 2017

Amsterdam, December 12, 2017 at 07:00 AM – The board of Gemalto N.V. (the Company) has noted the announcement last evening of the unsolicited and conditional proposal by Atos SE (Atos) to make a cash offer for all issued and outstanding shares of the Company at an offer price of EUR 46 (cum dividend in cash) (the Proposal).  On November 28,… Read More »

Production of ID and bank cards in Nitra ends

By | December 4, 2017

The German company Giesecke + Devrient, which produces banknotes, security cards, payment cards, ID cards and passports, will close its Slovak plant in Nitra. The company announced the decision on November 30, the Sme daily wrote. The closure of the plant will impact the 370 employees who work there. The company noted it will offer them jobs in… Read More »

CPI Card Group Inc. Amended Omnibus Incentive Plan

By | November 24, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CPI Card Group Inc. (Nasdaq:PMTS; TSX:PMTS) (“CPI Card Group” or the “Company”) reports that certain previously announced amendments to the Company’s Omnibus Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) became effective on November 14, 2017. As previously disclosed, the Plan was amended and restated to, among other things: increase the number of shares of common stock of the Company… Read More »

ST awarded a position on this year’s “A” List for water and “A-” List for climate change by CDP, the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform

By | November 22, 2017

Geneva, November 22, 2017 — STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics, has been identified as a worldwide leader in corporate sustainability, and awarded a position on this year’s “A” List for water and “A-“for climate change by CDP, the non-profit environmental disclosure platform. Among the 2,025 companies that were evaluated worldwide, the Water “A” List… Read More »

Entrust Datacard Bolsters Support for Industry Standards and Modern Authentication with FIDO Alliance Membership

By | November 20, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, announced today that it has joined the FIDO Alliance, an industry consortium that provides specifications and certifications to enable organizations and their users more options to reduce reliance on passwords and other easily compromised credentials by deploying strong authentication solutions with an enhanced experience.… Read More »

Secure Technology Alliance Announces 2017-2018 Board and Executive Leadership

By | November 20, 2017

Princeton Junction, N.J., November 20, 2017 – The Secure Technology Alliance today announced its new board of directors and seven-member executive committee to lead and provide guidance for the organization. The Secure Technology Alliance is the security industry’s premier association, bringing together thought leaders to stimulate understanding and widespread adoption of secure solutions and the related systems needed to protect privacy… Read More »

STMicroelectronics : Statement from STMicroelectronics, following Moody’s upgrade to Baa3

By | November 16, 2017

Geneva – November 16, 2017. Carlo Ferro, Chief Financial Officer of STMicroelectronics, commented: ” Moody’s decision today is another tangible result of ST’s ongoing transformation, driven by sustainable revenue growth and underpinned by a solid financial position.  We anticipate 18% revenue growth this year (at the midpoint of our Q4 guidance), and in the third quarter we expanded our… Read More »

Document Security Systems, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

By | November 14, 2017

ROCHESTER, NY–(Marketwired – Nov 14, 2017) –  Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE American: DSS), (“DSS”), a leader in anti-counterfeit, authentication, and diversion protection technologies whose products and solutions are used by governments, corporations and financial institutions to defeat fraud and to help ensure the authenticity of both digital and physical financial instruments, identification documents, sensitive publications, brand packaging and… Read More »

Precise Biometrics – Reduced Sales Due To Fewer Customer Projects

By | November 14, 2017

Sales dropped during the third quarter due to the company’s having won fewer customer projects because of tough competition in the market for capacitive sensors. The lower level of sales resulted in an operating loss. The technology shift from capacitive sensors to new sensor technologies is opening up new opportunities. Precise Biometrics is involved in several projects involving… Read More »

HID Global Wins Award for Deployment of Its Cloud-Based ID Personalization and Issuance Solution at Kent State University

By | November 13, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced it has won the 2017 SSI Security Solutions award for the successful deployment of its new HID FARGO Connect offering at Kent State University. The new cloud-based ID personalization and issuance solution has dramatically simplified and forever changed how the university manages its high-volume ID card issuance… Read More »

UnionPay expands beyond China

By | November 13, 2017

 UNIONPAY International expects to soon launch an open-platform wallet function as a means to help its partners outside of China to build their wallet application, as consumers are increasingly going mobile. This comes as the world’s largest bank card group is pushing ahead with its global expansion, following along with its Chinese clients as they head for overseas… Read More »

A visit to Card Tech, the Italian company on the forefront of Biometric Smart Card development

By | November 13, 2017

On a cloudy day of Autumn, I found myself in a car riding through an industrial area at the southern border of the city of Udine, the historical capital of Friuli, in the northeastern Italy. The car stopped at the gate of Friuli Innovazione a Science and Technology Park hosting innovative start-ups, industrial research spin offs and research… Read More »

IDEX hosts Investor Update in Oslo

By | November 9, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 9 November 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, is hosting an Investor Update in Oslo today. CEO Dr Hemant Mardia and CFO Henrik Knudtzon will present highlights from the company’s Capital Markets Day, followed by a Q&A session. The event will be hosted at Felix Conference Centre at Aker Brygge in… Read More »

Identiv’s (INVE) CEO Steven Humphreys on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

By | November 9, 2017

Q3: 11-05-17 Earnings Summary  Press Release  8-K  News   EPS of $-0.07  Revenue of $15.43M (- 0.8% Y/Y) misses by $-1.74M     Identiv Inc. (NASDAQ:INVE) Q3 2017 Results Earnings Conference Call November 09, 2017, 05:00 PM ET Executives Steven Humphreys – CEO Sandra Wallach – CFO Analysts Mike Latimore – Northland Capital Markets Saliq Khan – Imperial Capital… Read More »

Entrust Datacard President and CEO Testifies Before U.S. Senate Committee

By | November 8, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, announced that president and CEO, Todd Wilkinson, today testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Mr. Wilkinson spoke during a hearing titled Protecting Consumers in an Era of Major Data Breaches. The hearing, which was convened by U.S. Sen. John Thune… Read More »

IDEMIA Launches Pakistan’s first EMV Certified Payment Cards Personalization Center

By | November 8, 2017

COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IDEMIA, the world leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, supports financial institutions in Pakistan with their EMV (Europay Mastercard Visa) migration phase. Oberthur Technologies, renamed IDEMIA following its merger with Safran Identity & Security (Morpho), has been operating a personalization center in Karachi for several years. Strengthening its commitment to the market, IDEMIA… Read More »

Mandatory notification of trades in IDEX

By | November 8, 2017

On 7 November 2017, the following primary insiders purchased shares in IDEX ASA:  Chairman Morten Opstad purchased 60,000 shares through his wholly owned company K-Konsult AS at an average price of NOK 5.34 per share. Following the transaction, Mr Opstad and his close associates hold or control 7,049,196 shares and no other rights to shares in IDEX.  Board… Read More »

Mandatory notification of trade in IDEX

By | November 7, 2017

On 6 November 2017, CTO and primary insider of IDEX ASA, Mr Fred Benkley purchased 50,000 shares at an average price of NOK 5.00 per share. Following the transaction, Mr Benkley holds or controls 50,000 shares and 1,600,000 incentive subscription rights in IDEX.  About IDEX IDEX is a leading developer of advanced off-chip fingerprint sensors and complete system… Read More »

15th JCB World Conference Held in Taipei

By | November 7, 2017

Sharing JCB strategy with 200 partner companies from 27 countries and territories TOKYO, Nov 6, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – JCB Co., Ltd., the only global payment brand based in Japan, and JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), international operations subsidiary, today announce 15th JCB World Conference was held in Taipei, Taiwan, on November 1 and 2 2017. About… Read More »

IDEX to host Investor Update in Oslo on 9 November 2017

By | November 6, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 6 November 2017 – IDEX, a leading provider of fingerprint solutions for mass markets, will host an Investor Update in Oslo on 9 November 2017. CEO Dr Hemant Mardia and CFO Henrik Knudtzon will present highlights from the company’s Capital Markets Day, including strategy, technology, market opportunities and outlook, followed by a Q&A session. The event… Read More »