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A London Startup Building a Contactless Bitcoin Card has Raised £2.5 Million

By | March 6, 2017

LONDON — Bitcoin debit card provider Wirex has raised £2.45 ($3 million) to launch a contactless card that lets you spend the cryptocurrency. London-based Wirex has raised the money from Japanese financial services group SBI Holdings’s £215 million ($265 million) fintech venture capital fund, one of the world’s largest. Wirex, founded in 2014, offers cards that look and… Read More »

OT Delivers a Full eSIM Solution for Windows 10 to Revolutionize Laptop and Notebook Connectivity

By | March 6, 2017

OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announced the availability of a full GSMA Consumer Phase 2 eSIM (embedded SIM) solution validated for Microsoft Windows 10. This solution is set to transform connectivity usage to the great advantage of laptop and notebook computer users, offering them wider coverage and… Read More »

Optaglio – Interest in “Document´s Fingerprint” is Growing

By | March 6, 2017

OPTAGLIO today announced several new negotiated contracts on its new product, OPTAGLIO OVImage which fully protects against counterfeiting and also enables to identify a particular document. The document can be identified even if it has been tampered.  Security holograms are generally accepted as the strongest available anti-counterfeit protection measure. Imitation of advanced security holograms is impossible or close… Read More »

Evolis Launches Edikio

By | March 5, 2017

volis, the worldwide leader in plastic card personalization solutions, has developed three new all-in-one solutions for price labeling on plastic cards that meet the diverse needs of small, independent food retailers up to large retail outlets. No more hassles of illegible and unattractive labeling! With these office solutions for the design and printing of price tags, the retailer… Read More »

COMPRION eUICC Profile Manager Supporting Phase Two of GSMA Specifications for Consumer Devices

By | March 1, 2017

March 01, 2017 COMPRION’s modular tool for efficient eUICC life-cycle management now supports phase 2 of the GSMA specifications for consumer devices. Phase 2 of SGP.21 and SGP.22 will be the new basis for worldwide interoperability of Remote SIM Provisioning for consumer devices. The eUICC Profile Manager for phase 2 will be introduced at the Mobile World Congress… Read More »

G&D Integrates with Otono to Reduce Cost and Accelerate Installations of eSIM Management Solutions

By | March 1, 2017

G&D integrates with Otono to reduce cost and accelerate installations of eSIM management solutions MUNICH, GERMANY (March 1st, 2017) – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is teaming up with Otono Networks to simplify and drastically reduce the cost of deployment of eSIM solutions for carriers around the world. The partners have now combined the G&D eSIM Management platform and… Read More »

G&D and Caixabank give away operative wristbands for contactless payments among MWC visitors

By | February 28, 2017

Barcelona, February 28, 2017 – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), in collaboration with CaixaBank, will distribute wearable wristbands for contactless payments among MWC 2017 attendees. The wristbands, manufactured by G&D, are lightweight, submersible and ergonomically designed. These certified by Visa devices have an initial balance to be used in shops in Barcelona and worldwide There will be 936 million… Read More »

IDEX and Card Tech launch biometric dual interface Smartcard programme with top-tier card integrator

By | February 28, 2017

Oslo, Norway – 28 February 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has received initial orders from Card Tech, a company focused on creating innovative and user friendly security solutions on cards. The order is for IDEX’s next generation touch fingerprint sensor, which enables secure authentication in standard contactless and contact cards. IDEX… Read More »

Gemalto accelerate IoT innovation with new rapid prototyping tool

By | February 28, 2017

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, February 28, 2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is introducing a rapid prototyping tool that will speed and simplify the creation of new Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The Cinterion® Connect Shield development board utilizes the popular and highly accessible Arduino¹ design environment, and features an intelligent modem chipset optimized… Read More »

GigSky chooses Gemalto to enable seamless connectivity for devices around the world

By | February 28, 2017

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, 28 Feb, 2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, will supply GigSky with its On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) services on a GSMA1compliant embedded SIM (eSIM) with remote management capabilities. Devices enabled with these eSIMs will allow end-users to choose short-term data plans across the globe. GigSky offers mobile connectivity solutions for… Read More »

NTT DOCOMO uses AirOn eSIM management solution from Giesecke & Devrient for its IoT services driving IoT deployments

By | February 27, 2017

NTT DOCOMO uses AirOn eSIM management solution from Giesecke & Devrient for its IoT services driving IoT deployments Munich (Germany), February 27, 2017 – Giesecke & Devrient is supplying NTT DOCOMO, INC. with its AirOn eSIM management solution for IoT applications. AirOn v3 is based on the latest GSMA v3.1 specification and allows carriers to deploy new and… Read More »

Lenovo Sets Stage for New Mobility with Smart, Connected Devices & Services

By | February 27, 2017

BARCELONA — Feb. 27, 2017: Lenovo today announced an ecosystem of devices and services that support the new era of mobility and represent how today’s users are demanding solutions that bridge connectivity, hardware and user-centric design. Lenovo is introducing a new device portfolio at Mobile World Congress 2017 that spans nearly all mobile form factors for the ultimate… Read More »

OT Confirms Its Leadership in eSIM with the World’s First GSMA Security Accreditation in the Consumer Space

By | February 24, 2017

February 24, 2017 05:07 AM Eastern Standard Time COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, has successfully achieved the GSMA Security Accreditation Scheme certification (SAS-SM) for its eSIM subscription management solution for consumer devices at its European data center. OT thus becomes the first player worldwide to obtain… Read More »

DOCOMO Develops eSIM Platform for Consumer Devices

By | February 23, 2017

TOKYO, JAPAN, February 23, 2017 — NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today a new eSIM Platform that will enable companion consumer devices embedded with subscriber identity modules (eSIM), including tablets and wearables, to connect to mobile networks through remote provisioning of the profile DOCOMO will launch the eSIM Platform, as well as a variety of compatible mobile devices, this… Read More »

Explore the Internet of Trusted Things (IoTT) with Gemalto at MWC 2017

By | February 23, 2017

Amsterdam, Feb, 23 2017​ – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, invites visitors to Mobile World Congress 2017 to discover how the Internet of Things (IoT) is transformed into the Internet of Trusted Things (IoTT). By combining advanced encryption techniques with robust identity management, Gemalto protects sensitive data in devices and the cloud, and builds confidence… Read More »

Seven Currencies, One Cash Passport

By | February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 – TORONTO: Mastercard and Canada Post, with collaboration from Payment Source Inc. and Peoples Trust Company, today announced the launch of Cash Passport, the latest payment solution for smart and simple travel. The contactless (tap) card, which allows you to load up to seven currencies at a time, is a convenient and secure alternative to… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Releases New Nfc Devices For Contactless Payments

By | February 22, 2017

STMicroelectronics has launched a new set of NFC devices for contactless payments and data exchange, including the ST21NFCD NFC controller and two new members under ST54 Systems in Packages (SiP) such as ST54F and ST54H. Featuring active load modulation for faster, smoother transactions over longer distances, the ST21NFCD chip delivers better user experiences in mobiles, wearables, or IoT… Read More »

SureID, Inc. Launches Universal Identity Solution Direct to Coaches and Volunteers Nationwide

By | February 22, 2017

SureID Certified Edge™ military-grade solution for identity and background screening will help keep our kids and communities safer   HILLSBORO, Ore. — February 22, 2017 — SureID, Inc., the leading provider of high assurance identity solutions, is taking its military-trusted universal identity solution to the coaching and volunteering community. “The stark reality is, although the majority of coaches… Read More »

Gemalto, Fingerprint Cards, Precise Biometrics and STMicroelectronics to demonstrate world’s first end-to-end security architecture for fingerprint authentication in wearable and consumer electronics

By | February 22, 2017

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain – February 22 – Gemalto, Fingerprint Cards, Precise Biometrics and STMicroelectronics introduce the first end-to-end security architecture for biometric fingerprint authentication at Mobile World Congress 2016, offering OEMs[1] the opportunity to easily deploy this consumer-friendly feature in the latest generation of wearable and consumer electronics devices. This new proof-of-concept replaces conventional username/password authentication… Read More »

PEARL by OT® eSE Obtains Certification for Mobile Payment Services in China

By | February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 05:43 AM Eastern Standard Time COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announces that the newly released version of its embedded Secure Element, PEARL by OT®, has obtained MTPS Chinese certification for mobile payment services. MTPS is the certification program for all Mobile Financial Services… Read More »