Category Archives: Card Industry News

Coil on Module for contactless ID documents: complete solution with chip and antenna from a single source

By | November 27, 2017

Munich, Germany – 27 November 2017 – The core of electronic ID cards (eID) and passports are powerful and robust security solutions. Security chips in “Coil-on-Module” (CoM) packages offer significant advantages here. Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is now expanding its internationally proven CoM portfolio with a complete solution for contactless ID documents. The new… Read More »

IDEMIA Chosen as a Supplier for Cards & Associated Services by L.A. Metro

By | November 27, 2017

BILLERICA, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, today announces that it has been selected by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) as the supplier of TAP cards, and associated personalization services. TAP cards are contactless smart cards designed for use on buses and trains. Metro in Southern California is… 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 »

IDEX expands partnership with IDEMIA to advance biometric contactless card solutions

By | November 24, 2017

24 November 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, today announced continued development of innovative end-to-end biometric system solutions for payment cards with IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world. In addition to collaborating closely on contact card solutions in support of a leading global payment provider’s… Read More »

Indonesia – KPK slaps travel ban on Setya’s wife

By | November 23, 2017

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has requested the Immigration Office issue a travel ban on Deisti Astriani Tagor, the wife of House of Representatives Speaker and graft suspect Setya Novanto. “Investigators need her statement as a witness for suspect Anang Sugiana Sudihardjo in the [electronic ID graft] case,” KPK spokesman Febri Diansyah said in a statement on Thursday. He… Read More »

Fingerprints Partners With Idemia To Develop A New Generation Of Contactless Payment Cards

By | November 23, 2017

World-leading biometrics company Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints(TM)) today announced its partnership with IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities, to develop a new generation of payment cards, the dual interface biometric card aimed at enabling seamless payment transactions without compromising security. With IDEMIA’s “F-Code” biometric authentication solution, fingerprint is the PIN. Fingerprints and IDEMIA, the world leader in trusted… Read More »

IDEX showcasing biometric card solutions at Trustech Conference in Cannes

By | November 23, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 23 November 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, will be exhibiting at the Trustech Conference in Cannes, France, from 28 to 30 November. In addition to demonstrating the company’s latest biometric card innovations, including its battery-less contact-based and dual-interface payment cards that don’t require an internal power source, IDEX management will be hosting meetings… Read More »

Bell Mobility Launches eSIM Devices with G+D Mobile Security

By | November 22, 2017

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — G+D Mobile Security, a global leader in the management of digital identities and eSIM technology, has announced a partnership with Bell Mobility to provide an eSIM management solution for Bell customers. With eSIM enabled devices, Bell customers are able to activate and manage their device subscriptions anytime and anywhere.  G+D Mobile Security‘s technology provides secure,… 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 »

NEXT Biometrics to Exhibit Latest Advances in Fingerprint Sensor Technology at TRUSTECH 2017

By | November 22, 2017

OSLO, Norway, Nov. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (Oslo Bors:NEXT), a  leader in fingerprint sensor technology, will exhibit its newest products and technologies at TRUSTECH 2017.  The annual event focuses on secure transactions, authentication and connectivity solutions used in the financial services and retail industries, enterprise, security and Internet of Things applications, as well as to… Read More »

CHERRY Smart Card Readers Win American Security Today’s Highest Homeland Security Award

By | November 22, 2017

PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WIS. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 21, 2017 The prestigious Homeland Security Awards Program was sponsored by American Security Today (AST) magazine, and is regarded as the most comprehensive awards program in the security industry. This awards program was organized by AST to recognize the most distinguished security vendors, as the nation continues to respond to escalating threats from home… Read More »

Identiv Expands Global Distribution of Smart Card Readers and Credentials in Partnership with Leading Saudi Arabian Security Services Company

By | November 21, 2017

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Identiv, Inc.  (NASDAQ:INVE) today announced the company has entered into a distribution partnership with Development Trading Company(DTC), the first and leading security printing and services company in Saudi Arabia. In partnership with DTC, Identiv will bring its portfolio of highly secure smart card reader technology and credentials to the Middle East for… Read More »

With SPS “Dual 6” Module, Smart Card Manufacturers Are Ready To Deliver Billion Cards Needed For The Upcoming Migration To Dual Interface Cards In The Americas

By | November 21, 2017

ROUSSET, FRANCE (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 22, 2017 Smart Packaging Solutions, a world leader in contactless and dual interface card manufacturing technologies, is proud to announce its “Dual 6” and “S-Lams®” technologies are ready for integration for smart card manufacturers to benefit from the massive upcoming migration to dual interface cards in the Americas. Already, leading financial institutions in the United… 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 »

GNDU inagurates Identity cum Debit Cards distribution

By | November 20, 2017

AMRITSAR : A special function was organized to distribute Identity cum Debit cards to the students in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office of Guru Nanak Dev University. Prof. Jaspal Singh Sandhu, Vice Chancellor inaugurated distribution of these cards to the students. On this occasion, Prof. Kamaljit Singh, Dean Academic Affairs; Prof. K.S. Kahlon, Registrar; Prof. SS. Behl, Dean Students welfare and… Read More »

Angola – New I.D card comes out on Monday

By | November 20, 2017

Luanda, ANGOLA, November 20 – A new Identity Document (I.D) cards for Angolan citizens, whose validity period is of ten years, starts to be issued this Monday, November 20, ANGOP has learnt. According to the national director for Civil Identification and Criminal Records, Felismina Gandu da Silva, at a press conference held last Friday, the new I.D document… 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 »

Elyctis introduces ID TAB Suite, a software environment that makes development of ID control applications easy for all developers

By | November 20, 2017

With ID TAB Suite, software developers benefit now from a new development environment that makes it easy to develop ID control applications for the ID TAB – 9” series tablet and other Elyctis readers running under Android. PERTUIS, FRANCE, November 20, 2017 – Elyctis, an expert in ID card and ePassport readers, introduces ID TAB Suite, a full… Read More »

Indonesia – KPK probes Setya’s wife in e-ID graft case

By | November 20, 2017

Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators are set to question Deisti Astriani Tagor, the wife of House of Representatives Speaker and graft suspect Setya Novanto on Monday, as a witness in the e-ID graft case. Deisti will be questioned as she was the former commissioner of trading company PT Mondialindo Graha Perdana, that, according to evidence obtained by the… Read More »

By | November 20, 2017

Munich, Germany, Monday 20, November, 2017, – Matica Technologies AG announced its attendance at Trustech2017, the largest global event for trust-based technologies. Matica will reveal pioneering new technology and product releases with a comprehensive portfolio of financial instant issuance and secure ID card issuance at booth Riviera C 050 between 28 – 30 November at The Palais des Festivals, Cannes.… Read More »