Category Archives: Companies

Precise Biometrics divests its Mobile Smart Card Solutions business area to IDENTOS

By | June 21, 2017

Precise Biometrics has concluded an agreement with German IDENTOS GmbH on the takeover of the Mobile Smart Card Solutions business area, which includes the business operation involving smart card readers under the Tactivo™ brand. This entails Precise Biometrics further increasing its focus on the Fingerprint Technology business area and freeing up resources for the development and sales of… Read More »

Syx Graphics, 10 years and 300 million plastic cards later, takes now the international road

By | June 21, 2017

Ieper, 19 Juni 2017  – Syx Graphics, market leader in the Benelux for plastic cards, card technologies and software applications, celebrates this year its 10th anniversary. Once started as a spin-off within the Syx Automations Group, Syx Graphics grew to a respectable employer and a high-end reference in its industry. With its 40 employees and a production capacity… Read More »

STMicroelectronics’ Shareholders Adopt All Resolutions at the 2017 AGM

By | June 20, 2017

Amsterdam, June 20, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced today that all of the proposed resolutions were adopted at the Company’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM), which was held today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The main resolutions, approved by the Shareholders, were: The adoption of the Company’s Statutory Annual… Read More »

Statement from Supervisory Board of STMicroelectronics

By | June 20, 2017

Amsterdam, June 20, 2017 – Following the conclusion of the STMicroelectronics N.V. (NYSE: STM) Annual General Meeting, which took place today in Amsterdam (the Netherlands), the members of the Supervisory Board appointed Mr. Nicolas Dufourcq as the Chairman and Mr. Maurizio Tamagnini as the Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board, respectively. About STMicroelectronics ST is a global semiconductor leader delivering intelligent and… Read More »

VoiceBase Achieves PCI DSS Service Provider Level 1 Certification

By | June 13, 2017

San Francisco, CA, June 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VoiceBase the industry leading provider of speech analytics for the cloud, today announced the company has validated compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) version 3.2 as a “Level 1” service provider for its PCI Detection & Redaction features. The completion of PCI DSS Level 1 Certification… Read More »

OT & Morpho Join Forces

By | June 10, 2017


G+D Mobile Security acquires CPS Technologies from OT-Morpho

By | June 9, 2017

Munich (Germany), June 9, 2017 – G+D Mobile Security has signed an agreement to acquire the personalization bureau CPS Technologies from OT-Morpho. This completes G+D Mobile Security’s comprehensive offering for the French market. The closing of this transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. G+D Mobile Security expects to benefit particularly from CPS Technologies’ high-tech bank card personalization and… Read More »

IDEX’s partner Safran Identity & Security join forces with Oberthur Technologies

By | June 2, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 2 June 2017 – Late last year IDEX announced the partnership with Safran Identity & Security to commercialize the first mass deployable biometric smart card. Oberthur Technologies (OT) and Safran Identity & Security (Morpho) are now joining forces to create a world leader in digital security & identification technologies.  In September 2016, the Safran Group announced… Read More »

Investible just led a $1.5 million investment round for Sydney wearable fintech Inamo

By | May 26, 2017

Inamo, the Sydney startup known for making waterproof wristbands and sunglasses that double as a contactless bank card, has secured $1.5 million of seed funding led by Club Investible. Investible’s $1 million contribution is its single largest investment into an Australian-based startup. The other $500,000 was sourced from unnamed private investors. Inamo founder Peter Colbert, who has started… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Publishes its 20th Annual Sustainability Report

By | May 24, 2017

Geneva, May 24, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced the publication of the Company’s 2017 Sustainability Report. The report contains details and highlights of ST’s sustainability strategy and its 2016 performance, in alignment with the United Nations Global Compact[1] Ten Principles and Sustainable Development Goals.    … Read More »

Gemalto announces voting results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

By | May 18, 2017

Amsterdam, May 18, 2017 at 04:00pm – Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (“AGM”), held today in the Netherlands, approved all the resolutions proposed by the Board. Among these resolutions were: Adoption of the Company’s 2016 financial statements. Distribution of a cash dividend of €0.50 per share… Read More »

OPTAGLIO Opens Its New Research Center for Forensic Protection

By | May 17, 2017

OPTAGLIO today announced the establishment of a research center focused on forensic aspects of anti-counterfeit protection technologies for different types of documents. This center will work as a separate unit closely connected to OPTAGLIO Labs.   Lochovice, Czech Republic, May 17, 2017 –  The new unit equipped with a broad range of technical accessories will be able to simulate… Read More »

IDEX: Grant and exercise of incentive subscription rights; shares as board remuneration

By | May 15, 2017

Grant of incentive subscription rights The board of directors of IDEX ASA resolved on 12 May 2017 to issue 1,375,000 subscription rights to new employees and individual contractors in the company. The grant was made under the 2017 incentive subscription rights plan as resolved at the annual general meeting on 12 May 2017. The exercise price of the… Read More »

Mandatory notice of trades in IDEX – board remuneration in shares

By | May 15, 2017

IDEX ASA issues this notice on behalf of the primary insiders below. Following the annual general meeting of IDEX on 12 May 2017, board members Deborah Davis, Hanne Høvding and Andy MacLeod elected to receive part or full board remuneration in shares.  Board member Deborah Davis will acquire 47,404 shares for which she will pay a subscription price… Read More »

Smart Card IT Solutions to invest ₹200 cr. to expand

By | May 13, 2017

Smart Card IT Solutions, a leading maker of debit, credit and smart cards, has announced plans to invest ₹200 crore during this year to double manufacturing capacity and to set up card ‘personalisation bureaus’ at multiple locations as Government fuels a move toward digitisation. The company currently manufacturers 1.2 million smart cards daily at its manufacturing units in… Read More »

Germany’s DM Introduces Contactless Payment

By | May 12, 2017

German drugstore chain DM has introduced contactless payment services in all of its 1,856 branches in Germany. The technology allows for payment of transactions under €25 to be completed quickly without authorisation, by tapping the customer’s contactless card on the terminal at the checkout. Benefits The retailer says that the aim of this service is to make payment… Read More »

IDEX ASA – First quarter 2017 report

By | May 12, 2017

IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, reports revenues of NOK 6.7 million in the first quarter of 2017, up from NOK 3.6 million in the corresponding quarter in 2016.  IDEX is making significant progress on commercialisation of its sensor solution for biometric cards. IDEX has been developing a new biometric card together with… Read More »