Category Archives: Products

Greece – Smart cards now used across Athens metro and trains

By | October 20, 2017

Commuters in Athens are now able to use the new integrated ΑΤΗ.ΕΝΑ ticket andΑΤΗ.ΕΝΑ smart card, which is now being issued across the Greek capital’s transport network. Starting Monday, commuters were able to apply for ATH.ENA cards at all metro and ISAP urban railway stations (Lines1, 2 and 3) by submitting a self-addressed envelope with a recent ID/Passport-style photo, a photocopy of… Read More »

Precise Biometrics announces new powerful solution for biometric payment cards

By | October 20, 2017

In the run up to Money 20/20 in Las Vegas, Precise Biometrics announces a powerful and efficient upgrade of its market-leading fingerprint solution for smart cards that will lower total product costs, supporting the growth of biometric payment cards. The upgrade of Precise Biometrics’ industry-leading fingerprint solution, Precise BioMatch ™ Embedded , supports even smaller fingerprint sensors with an area down to… Read More »

Visa ID Intelligence Moves Payment Security Beyond Passwords

By | October 19, 2017

Biometrics and other authentication technologies help the payment industry create seamless and secure commerce experiences SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 19, 2017– Visa (NYSE:V) today announced Visa ID Intelligence, a platform that allows issuers, acquirers and merchants to quickly adopt emerging authentication technologies and create more secure and convenient ways for consumers to shop, pay and bank on their connected devices. Available through Visa… Read More »

NXP Unveils Breakthrough Innovations for Payment Cards

By | October 19, 2017

New fingerprint-on-card solution and world benchmark on payment card transaction speeds, <200 msLAS VEGAS, Oct. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (MONEY 20/20 2017) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today debuted two significant technology breakthroughs at the largest fintech innovation event, Money 20/20, October 22-25, 2017, in Las Vegas. The company will showcase its new contactless fingerprint-on-card solution while also demonstrating a new world benchmark for payment… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Reveals Compact Contactless Module with boostedNFC(TM) Technology, Extending Secure Payment to Wearables

By | October 19, 2017

Market-unique solution overcomes space constraints by integrating a miniaturized contactless radio booster with a secure microcontroller in the same package Industry-leading solution ensures compelling user experience with small-size antenna System-in-Package meets security and card-industry standards and is supported by development ecosystem including software and tools   Geneva, October 19, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers… Read More »

Samsung Addresses IoT Data Security at the Chip Level with New Hardware/Software Turn-Key Solution

By | October 18, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today introduced its integrated Secure Element (SE) solution for Internet of Things (IoT) applications that offers a turn-key service for both hardware and software needs. “Samsung’s Secure Element solution is another demonstration of our advanced security technology that has been proven through mobile application… 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 »

Boost the connectivity and memory on your phone with FuZion

By | October 18, 2017

IDEMIA (formerly known as OT-Morpho), the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, today announces the solution for a problem everyone encounters: the choice between connectivity and memory for one’s smartphone. With FuZion, a fantastic device combining the technologies of a SIM card with a microSD card, users will never have to make this choice… Read More »

CPI Card Group Receives U.S. Patents for Encased Tungsten Fusion Metal Card

By | October 17, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CPI Card Group (Nasdaq: PMTS, TSX: PMTS) (“CPI” or the “Company”), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today announced that it has been issued patents for its Encased Tungsten Fusion card – U.S. Patent No. 8,857,722, U.S. Patent No. 9,117,155 and U.S. Patent No. 9,430,724. The Company has also been… Read More »

NXP Revolutionizes ID Security and Durability with World’s Thinnest Contactless Chip Module

By | October 17, 2017

Company’s new MOB10 contactless chip module transforms how passports and identity cards are designed while adding more security layers and featuresNews Highlights: NXP is the first in the market to offer a contactless chip module with a thickness of <200 µm, representing the world’s thinnest contactless chip module available in high-volume MOB10 supports polycarbonate technology to add additional… Read More »

1 Million MOTION CODE™ Online Transactions With Société Générale

By | October 17, 2017

COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, today announced the milestone of 1 million MOTION CODETM online transactions with Société Générale. Société Générale was one of the first banks worldwide to launch MOTION CODE™, the next-generation card integrating a dynamic security code by IDEMIA (formerly known as OT-Morpho). This solution consists in replacing the 3… Read More »

Wirecard provides IKEA Southeast Asia with payment eco-system for online business

By | October 16, 2017

Partnership strengthens IKEA online shop launch in Southeast Asia The global technology group Wirecard provides a regionally managed payment gateway solution for online IKEA shops in Southeast Asia.  Through its cooperation with Wirecard, IKEA Southeast Asia is now able to provide online customers with multiple payment options. Shoppers will be able to select between credit, debit and alternative… Read More »

Identiv Leverages iOS 11 to Bring the Endless Possibilities of NFC to Everyone

By | October 12, 2017

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Identiv, Inc. (NASDAQ:INVE) today announced the company’s first NFC Tag Starter Kit, in partnership with NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI). In order to bring the power of near field communication (NFC) to everyone, the kit includes 25 NFC tags with NXP Semiconductor’s NFC Forum Type 2/4/5 NTAG® and ICODE® tag ICs. Supporting a wide… Read More »

STMicroelectronics NFC Tags among First to Be Certified for Performance and Interoperability by NFC Forum

By | October 12, 2017

Geneva, October 12, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced the certification of its ST25 Near Field Communication (NFC) tags by the NFC Forum, a key industry and standardization body. ST’s NFC Forum type 4 Tag IC (ST25TA), the type 5 Dynamic Tag IC (ST25DV), and type 5 Tag… Read More »

IDEX demonstrate contactless fingerprint sensor to card customers

By | October 12, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 12 October 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, is demonstrating its flexible, low power fingerprint sensor suitable for all contactless cards applicationsoperating with standard NFC terminals.  Earlier this year IDEX launched its breakthrough low power, low cost ASIC specifically designed for contactless biometric card applications. Following this, IDEX announced a flexible sensor based on patented IDEX… Read More »

Switzerland becomes first European country to allow Visa payments on Fitbit smartwatch

By | October 11, 2017

Visa is introducing its mobile payment function for the Fitbit smartwatch in Switzerland, the first European country to get the service, reported Inside-IT.ch. The card company enables the payments via the Visa Token Service. To pay with Fitbit Ionic, the Visa card of a partner card issuer must be loaded into the Fitbit Companion application. Currently, this is… Read More »

Former Westpac exec fights fraudsters with Da Vinci card

By | October 10, 2017

A former senior security executive at Westpac has founded a firm that lets people put all of their cards on a single piece of plastic that generates one-time PINs for transactions. Called ScramCard, the UK startup lets users link up to eight cards, online or via an app, to their Da Vinci Choice Mastercard, which has an e-ink… Read More »

New Durable Graphics Printing Module from Entrust Datacard Creates High-Quality, Long-Lasting Thermal Printing without the Use of Protective Topcoats

By | October 10, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, today announced the release of the Durable Graphics Printing module for the Datacard™ MX8100™, MX6100™, MX2100™ and MX1100™ Card Issuance Systems. The module is the newest solution in the Entrust Datacard flat card personalization portfolio. The solution offers financial institutions the ability to add high-quality, long-lasting thermal… Read More »

HID Global Boosts Security While Reducing Total Cost of Ownership With Latest Direct-to-Card™ Printer/Encoder

By | October 9, 2017

Dubai, UAE, October 9, 2017 – (Hall 6 MAC6-35):  HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today unveiled the latest in its Direct-to-Card (DTC) printer/encoder line, bringing new convenience and security features to its proven entry-level offering while further reducing ID card printing expenses for cost-conscious organizations. The company is demonstrating the DTC1500 printer/encoder at GITEX 2017,… Read More »

Russia – Moscow Metro to Introduce Fare Payment Rings

By | October 4, 2017

Muscovites could soon pay for their metro rides with a ring expected to go on sale later this month, its developer told the Govorit Moskva news agency on Tuesday. The Moscow-based PayRing company brands its product as a contactless bank card in the form of a ring. A company employee said deliveries would start in late October. A spokesperson for the… Read More »