Category Archives: Products

Matica introduces world’s first desktop embossing technology with retransfer printing

By | December 20, 2016

Groundbreaking desktop retransfer card printer with embosser: the S3800, will be ready for orders early 2017. Also revealed for finance sector: the S3300, a desktop embosser, available in first half of 2017. Both product previews for debit and credit EMV card issuance prompted significant registered interest.   MUNICH, Germany, 20 December, 2016 – Matica Technologies AG, has accelerated… Read More »

SIMalliance Publishes Guidelines to Enhance Interoperability and Ease Deployment of SIM-Based Mobile Connect Authentication Services

By | December 5, 2016

05 December, 2016 – SIMalliance has published a set of guidelines which will make it easier for mobile network operators (MNOs), service and solution providers to deploy Mobile Connect services which use an authentication application provisioned on the user’s SIM card. Mobile Connect is a global solution, provided by the GSMA, for mobile phone based authentication, authorisation, identity… Read More »

IDEX showcased the world’s first flexible touch fingerprint sensor for SmartCards and receives massive industry interest

By | December 2, 2016

Published on 2 December 2016 Norwegian version of the release IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has been exhibiting the world’s first ISO card form factor compliant flexible sensor for SmartCards at the Trustech Conference in Cannes this week, a global event for payments and identification. The CEO of IDEX, Dr. Hemant Mardia,… Read More »

SPS thinnest inlay brings additional security features to passport polycarbonate datapage

By | November 24, 2016

November 24, 2016 Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS) introduces one of the thinnest inlay in the world that expands into the hinge of a passport bringing new security features thanks to its ability to embed a specific image for each government while making the assembly easier for passport manufacturers. ROUSSET, FRANCE, November 24, 2016 – Smart Packaging Solutions, a… Read More »

Safran Identity & Security and IDEX Partner to Commercialize First Mass Deployable Biometric Smart Cards

By | November 9, 2016

Safran Identity & Security and IDEX ASA (Oslo Børs: IDEX), announce significant progress toward commercializing the world’s first ISO standard form factor smart cards with a touch fingerprint sensor. A pilot card series has successfully passed testing. his joint solution supports the strategic biometric program of a major payment program. Payment cards with a fingerprint sensor will make… Read More »

HID Global Announces One of the World’s Most Secure Citizen ID Cards

By | November 9, 2016

News Highlights: HID Global technologies that have been featured in its customers’ award-winning national passport and ID card programs are now commercially available in one of the world’s most secure citizen ID cards.      Company uses patented DBond™ direct-bonding technology on ultra-thin polycarbonate (PC) ePre-laminate, enabling its proven Optical Secure Media (OSM) card to include an RFID microcontroller… Read More »

Entrust Datacard Provides Innovative Solution for Printing and Affixing Fully Customized Labels to Personalized Cards

By | October 20, 2016

THE NEW COLOR LABEL PRINTING MODULE FOR DATACARD® CARD ISSUANCE SYSTEMS AND THE DATACARD®CARD DELIVERY SYSTEM ALLOWS FOR PERSONALIZED, FULL-COLOR LABELS WITH HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGES TO BE AFFIXED INLINE MINNEAPOLIS—(Oct. 20, 2016)—Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technologies, today announced the release of the Color Label Printing Module for the Datacard® MX8100™, MX6100™Card… Read More »

Masktech – EAL5+ FOR MTCOS PRO V2.2 ON INFINEON SLE78CLX

By | September 1, 2016

September 01, 2016 – The German BSI has issued a new Common Criteria EAL 5+ certificate for MTCOS Pro on Infineon SLE78CLX M7820 V2.Generally, Common Criteria is a strict standard to validate a product’s security, design process, development environment, functionality, security handling, testing and documentation. MTCOS Pro has been developed, evaluated and certified in Germany. The country is… Read More »

New CC EAL6+ Level Combi Smart Card for a Swiss Bank-issued cards

By | July 15, 2016

Samsung’s new CC EAL6+ level combi smart card enables robust, secure payment transactions for a swiss bank-issued cards. June 15, 2016 Samsung’s new combi smart card, T9MF, is built on 80nm embedded-flash process and offers very robust security level of CC EAL6+ (Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level), higher than the market-required CC EAL4+. Samsung is currently mass producing… Read More »

SPS Validates ITW Brand Identity Division’s HoloLam Plus® for Dual Interface Transaction Cards

By | June 7, 2016

June 7, 2016 Following extensive testing performed by Smart Packaging Solutions’ (SPS) R&D Lab, ITW Brand Identity Division is proud to announce that its Premium and Advantage HoloLam Plus® full-face metallic and holographic laminates deliver EMV-like performance with dual interface transaction cards.   Chicago Heights, IL, USA and Rousset, France (PRWEB) June 06, 2016 Following extensive testing performed… Read More »

Mühlbauer Group Launches Instant Issuance Solution with SCP-I for Banking Cards

By | April 29, 2016

Mühlbauer moreover provides the comprehensive instant issuance solution MB XenoFast. The Mühlbauer Group has recently launched the new card personalization system SCP-I, designed for the instant issuance of banking cards. In combination with the software MB XenoFast, Mühlbauer provides a comprehensive solution for banks to issue new cards or replacements within only minutes, thus saving costs and increasing… Read More »

Zwipe Banks $5M To Get Its Biometric Payment Cards To Market In Early 2016

By | October 14, 2015

Norwegian startup Zwipe, which is taking aim at payment card PIN codes and passwords with an embedded fingerprint reader technology to authenticate card payments, has closed a $5 million Series B funding round. The investment comes from Photon Future, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shenzhen-based high-tech holding group Kuang-Chi Group. The group is now Zwipe’s largest shareholder, with a 20… Read More »

MasterCard And Zwipe Unveil Credit Card With Fingerprint Scanner

By | October 18, 2014

MasterCard partnered with Zwipe to create the world’s first credit card that combines biometric authentication and contactless payment technology. Financial institution Sparebanken DIN of Norway conducted a live pilot of the Zwipe MasterCard over the last few months. For security purposes, the fingerprints of the user are stored in the Zwipe MasterCard instead of an external database. The biometric authentication technology built into the… Read More »

3M Introduces Overt, Personalized Security Feature for ID Documents

By | November 19, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–3M Identity Management introduces its newest innovation in overt security features for polycarbonate credentials—3M™ Laser Engraved Floating Image. With this proprietary technology, document issuers can incorporate strong and easily verifiable security features that are individual to the document holder, such as a “ghost” portrait, signature and birthdate. Personalized Security Feature Laser engraved floating images can… Read More »