Category Archives: Companies

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 »

Fingerprints™ becomes an EMVCo Subscriber

By | September 21, 2017

As previously communicated, Fingerprints’ next strategic focus is on smart cards, particularly payment cards. This is a market where biometrics really add value to end users by improving the security without compromising ease of use. Interoperability and security are key market drivers, hence Fingerprints are becoming an EMVCo Subscriber. EMVCo is a global technical body made up of… Read More »

Datasonic to expand smart card business to Indonesia

By | September 20, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 20): Datasonic Group Bhd, which produces identity cards and passports in Malaysia, is expanding its smart card business to Indonesia. In a filing to Bursa Malaysia, the group said it had set up a subsidiary in Indonesia called PT Datasonic Teknologi Indonesia to facilitate the expansion. When contacted, a senior staff at Datasonic said the… Read More »

Company Forms DSS International, Inc. Subsidiary to Expand International Market Reach for its AuthentiGuard Anti-Counterfeiting and Brand Protection Technology

By | September 20, 2017

ROCHESTER, NY–(Marketwired – Sep 20, 2017) – Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE American: DSS), (“DSS”, the “Company”), 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… Read More »

HID Global to Acquire Mercury Security, Expanding its Leadership in Access Control

By | September 19, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Mercury Security, an OEM supplier of controllers for physical access control. Mercury Security has over three million controllers installed at tens of thousands of sites worldwide, including at more than 90 of the Fortune 100 companies. Mercury’s… Read More »

Acuant Acquires Mount Airey Group’s Suite of Ozone® Identity Solutions

By | September 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Acuant, a leading provider of data capture and authentication solutions, announced that it has acquired Ozone®, a line of identity products, intellectual property (IP) and talent from Mount Airey Group, a premier provider of identity solutions used by federal organizations and agencies around the world. According to ICAO there are approximately 100 Nations/States currently issuing… Read More »

Will OT Morpho announce new company name on September 28, 2017?

By | September 18, 2017

On September 18, 2017 at 2:15PM GMT, the Twitter account of OT Morpho twitted a “Save the date” message indicating September 28 as the date when they are going to announce the new company name. As matter of fact, few seconds later, the message was deleted. Not sure why they delete the tweet, perhaps it was posted by mistake by someone… Read More »

Fingerprint Cards announces revenue range for the third quarter

By | September 18, 2017

Press release September 18, 2017 Fingerprint Cards announces revenue range for the third quarter Fingerprint Cards AB (FingerprintsTM) today announces a revenue range for the third quarter. Revenues are expected to fall in the range of SEK 800-840 M, which is in line with the previous quarter. As previously announced Fingerprints does not provide forecasts but chooses to… Read More »

SBI Card customer base grows to five million

By | September 18, 2017

Hyderabad: SBI Card, the second largest card issuer in the country, has grown its cardholder base to five million by adding one million pluscustomersover the last year. The company has also seensignificant increase incard spend which has grown from an average ofRs 3500 crores per month to Rs 5500 crores plus per month,over last one year. This has… Read More »

Datasonic eyes record-high bottom line in FY18

By | September 14, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Datasonic Group Bhd is aiming to achieve a record-high bottom line for its financial year ending March 31, 2018 (FY18), on the back of contracts it secured from the Malaysian government for electronic passport (e-passport) and MyKad materials. Its highest annual net profit achieved was RM81.9 million in the financial year ended Dec 31, 2013 (FY13).… Read More »

Weymouth manufacturer, Magicard, celebrating highly-successful first year as independent company

By | September 12, 2017

A Weymouth manufacturer is celebrating its highly-successful first year as an independent company. Magicard Ltd, based on the Granby Industrial Estate, recently celebrated its first anniversary as an independent company since its private-equity backed management buy out (MBO) from Ultra Electronics Group. With all manufacturing operations still in its UK facility, Magicard’s secure ID card printers are installed… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Enters the CAC40 Paris Stock Index

By | September 9, 2017

Geneva, September 8, 2017 – The Euronext Scientific Board on Indices announced on September 7, 2017 its decision to include STMicroelectronics (“ST”) in the CAC 40 index, the primary index of the Paris stock exchange, where the Company is listed. This decision will take effect after the closing of the Paris Stock Exchange on September 15, 2017. Carlo Ferro, Chief… Read More »

Gemalto first semester 2017 results

By | September 1, 2017

• Revenue of €1.4 billion, lower by (8%) at constant exchange rates and (7%) at historical exchange rates • Government Programs and Machine-to-Machine acceleration in the second quarter after a slow start • Acquisition of 3M’s Identity Management Business well received by customers • Profit from operations at €93 million, with €50 million of free cash flow •… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Boosts Its Ecosystem with Partner Program That Connects Customers with Qualified Third Parties

By | August 31, 2017

New program sets high standards for membership, enhances member services Web-based tools quickly identify partners offering needed skills and services Program further speeds time-to-market for designs leveraging ST solutions   Geneva, August 31, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has strengthened its ecosystem through a Partner Program that connects… Read More »

Nexus and Zwipe announce partnership, launching sale of biometric access cards

By | August 30, 2017

OSLO, NORWAY – 30 AUGUST 2017, – Identity and security company Nexus Group and biometric technology company Zwipe have signed a distribution agreement and launched the sale of Zwipe’s biometric access cards via the online portal Nexus GO Cards as a Service. “We already offer a very wide range of card technologies, and we are excited to announce that… Read More »