Category Archives: Companies

NEXT Biometrics Passes 3 Million Fingerprint Sensors Shipped

By | October 19, 2017

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (Oslo Bors:NEXT) today announced it shipped sensor number 3 million this week, demonstrating NEXT’s proven ability to consistently mass produce fingerprint sensors with industry normal yield figures.  NEXT CEO Ritu Favre said, “Passing 3 million NEXT fingerprint sensors shipped, we have now over several quarters consistently demonstrated NEXT’s… Read More »

ABCorp Provides US Banks With Unrivaled Dual-Interface Payment Card Solutions

By | October 18, 2017

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — American Banknote Corporation, a leader in financial payment solutions, today announced that it has significantly increased its capacity to produce dual-interface EMV payment cards. New investments in industry-leading equipment, technology, and the strict qualification process of suppliers, has fast-tracked ABCorp’s PCI-compliant facilities to respond to the rising demand of contactless products. With strict attention to… Read More »

CardLogix Corp Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification for High Quality Smart Card Manufacturing

By | October 18, 2017

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CardLogix Corporation, leading smart card manufacturer and software developer, proudly announced today its successful migration to the ISO 9001:2015 Standard, the latest international standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS). As one of the first smart card manufacturers to achieve this new standard, the award is a fitting testament to the company’s unwavering commitment to… Read More »

Fingerprint Cards’ Technology Update On November 1, 2017

By | October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017 Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints) invites to a webcast Technology Update on November 1, 2017 at 14:00 CET.  The program will cover our core business capacitive sensors in smartphones, as well as up-to-date information on new segments and technologies such as Smartcards, IoT and Iris. We will also give an update on our view regarding In-Display and… Read More »

Truphone announces Cellnetrix acquisition to drive aggressive expansion into IOT and eSIM

By | October 17, 2017

New strategic acquisition to power global expansion plans, build strategic partnerships & develop new IoT services Truphone, the first global mobile operator, announces today it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Cellnetrix Group, a pioneering secure SIM OS solutions provider. Headquartered in Munich, Germany – Cellnetrix provides innovative secure embedded products, which have powered over 250 million… Read More »

Banca Transilvania takes the lead on the Romanian card market

By | October 13, 2017

Local lender Banca Transilvania is the largest card issuer in Romania with 3 million cards in its portfolio, and an 18.5% market share. The bank hasn’t specified how many of these are active cards. Banca Transilvania also ranks first for the volume of card transactions, with a 20% market share. The lender launched the first card in 2000.… Read More »

STMicroelectronics gives notice of early redemption of its US$400 Million 1.00% Convertible Bonds due 2021

By | October 11, 2017

Amsterdam, October 11, 2017 — STMicroelectronics N.V. (the “Company” or “STMicroelectronics”) announces that, in accordance with the terms and conditions (the “Conditions”) of its US$400,000,000 1.00 per cent. convertible bonds due 2021 (ISIN: XS1083957024, the “Bonds”), it has exercised its option under Condition 7(b) of the Bonds to redeem all outstanding Bonds on November 10, 2017 (the Optional Redemption Date referred to… Read More »

Third quarter 2017 statement of the Gemalto liquidity contract

By | October 10, 2017

​Amsterdam, October 10, 2017 – Gemalto N.V. (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO, “Gemalto”) hereby reports on the transactions carried out under the Gemalto liquidity contract independently managed by Exane BNP Paribas.​​ During the third quarter of 2017, i.e. from July 1, 2017 to September 30, 2017 (included), the following transactions were carried out by Exane BNP Paribas under the liquidity contract: 534,975 Gemalto… Read More »

Evolis announces the official opening of a new sales office in Providence, Rhode Island (USA)

By | October 4, 2017

It is in charge of business development for North America and Canada.  A dedicated sales, marketing and technical support team of nine staff members including the sales director Xavier Ballarin, who was appointed in February 2017, will serve all clients in this region.   To accompany its growth ambition and expand its presence throughout the Americas, Evolis has been… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Announces Timing for Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call

By | October 4, 2017

Geneva – October 4, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced that it will release third quarter 2017 earnings before the opening of trading on the European Stock Exchanges on Thursday October 26, 2017. The press release will be available immediately after the release on the Company’s website at… Read More »

CPI Card Group Reaches Settlement in Patent Litigation

By | September 29, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CPI Card Group (Nasdaq: PMTS, TSX: PMTS), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today announced that it has reached a settlement with Gemalto S.A to resolve the two patent litigation suits pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. Under the terms of the settlement, CPI Card Group has agreed to… Read More »

Idemia, all the new Social Media accounts

By | September 28, 2017

Today it was announced that IDEMIA Group is the new name of OT-Morpho. Their new Social Media accounts are here: Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn Instagram Wikipedia (in French) There are still three website online, I would expect to remain the only one to be updated after the two others will be shut down in due course of… Read More »

OT–Morpho becomes IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities

By | September 28, 2017

The result of the merger of Oberthur Technologies (OT) and Safran Identity & Security (Morpho), the OT-Morpho group today became IDEMIA. The group’s ambition is to empower citizens and consumers to interact, pay, connect, travel and even vote securely while taking advantage of the opportunities of an increasingly connected world. At an event that brought together nearly 2,000… Read More »

Entrust Datacard Joins the Industrial Internet Consortium to Champion a Trusted Industrial Internet of Things

By | September 28, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™) — the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Entrust Datacard contributes to IIC’s member base as a pure play security leader in the IIoT space. As… Read More »

IDEX to host Capital Markets Day on 2 November 2017

By | September 27, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 27 September 2017 – IDEX, a leading provider of fingerprint solutions for mass markets, will host a Capital Markets Day in London on 2 November 2017 in combination with its third quarter earnings release. As part of the event, members of the executive management team will present the company’s strategy, technology, market opportunities and outlook. In addition, the company will… Read More »

​NXT-ID’s FitPay Technology Now in Bee, the World’s Newest Biometric Payment Key Fob

By | September 25, 2017

It was years ago that NXT-ID (NXTD) was nose down developing a cutting-edge consumer electronic device that consolidated credit, debit and loyalty cards into one, secure “smart wallet.” The product was actually a little ahead of its time and struggled to gain traction, but it set the stage to give the Melbourne, Florida based company a foothold as a manufacturer… Read More »

Elyctis expands its manufacturing capacity in France to satisfy growing demand for Identity Document readers

By | September 25, 2017

PERTUIS, FRANCE (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 Elyctis, an expert in the development of ID card and ePassport readers is experiencing the doubling of its sales in 2017, leading the company to need more manufacturing space and to expand its workforce. Elyctis has hired new staff and it now employs over 20 people in its premises in Pertuis, France. This… Read More »

With clear strategy and new market appearance into the 3rd century

By | September 22, 2017

Anniversary celebration with guests from all over the world KBA becomes Koenig & Bauer again Spectacular jubilee book “People ‒ Machines ‒ Ideas” Focus on new products and growth markets Through numerous acquisitions, Koenig & Bauer has enormously extended its portfolio for packaging and special printing since the turn of the millennium (1) With almost 700 guests from… Read More »

Universal Smart Cards Limited joins the MULTOS Consortium

By | September 21, 2017

London, UK – 21st September 2017 – The MULTOS Consortium, a group of international blue chip organisations responsible for the promotion and development of the MULTOS specifications, announced today that Universal Smart Cards Limited, a market leader in the implementation of smart cards and associated products has joined as a Partner Member.  As a member, Universal Smart Cards… Read More »