Category Archives: Products

Launch of ‘FEM’ module for MDM architecture sees increases in productivity levels

By | November 13, 2017

Press Release Owing to its unique technology, the Feeder Encoding Module (FEM) raises levels of autonomy in card issuance.. The new FEM module comes with up to 3 integrated internal encoders automating parallel processing. Thanks to its modularity the FEM can be combined with several types of desktop issuance technologies such as retransfer printers, laser engravers and desktop embossers. Munich, Germany, Monday… Read More »

Visa to Transform the Mass Transit Experience Worldwide – No More Fumbling for Cash or Paper Tickets

By | November 13, 2017

Visa introduces innovative worldwide program to accelerate seamless, friction-free commuting with contactless payments The new Visa Ready for Transit program incorporates new standards that will simplify the certification of payment solutions for operators and transit solution providers A new team assembled from transportation, technology and payments industries to provide expertise and support Visa’s Innovation Center in London to… Read More »

Gemalto launches world’s first “all-in-one” IoT module delivering global LTE connectivity

By | November 9, 2017

​​​Amsterdam, November 9, 2017 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is expanding Industrial IoT connectivity with a significant breakthrough in wireless engineering – the industry’s first IoT module to provide global connectivity on 12 LTE bands plus, 3G and 2G cellular coverage all from a single device. This greatly simplifies logistics and distribution and lowers the cost of global IoT… Read More »

Visa Introduces New Payment Wearables for Fans Attending the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

By | November 8, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 8, 2017– Visa (NYSE: V), the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced three commercially available wearable payment devices. In the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games, Visa created NFC-enabled payment gloves, commemorative stickers and Olympic pins that allow fans and athletes to complete seamless and secure payments with a simple tap… Read More »

American Express Launches Amex Advance℠ Personalization Services to Companies Across the Advertising, Travel and Service Industries

By | November 7, 2017

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced the launch of Amex Advance, which harnesses industry-leading machine learning techniques to deliver personalization services that help marketers customize target audiences, personalize customer experiences and measure their own marketing effectiveness. The Amex Advance platform allows for the secure analysis of American Express closed-loop1transaction data alongside partner data and publicly available consumer… Read More »

Qatar – Commercial Bank launches first contactless debit cards in country

By | November 7, 2017

Commercial Bank has announced the launch of the first contactless debit cards in Qatar on the internationally-accepted Visa and MasterCard NFC platform.  The contactless debit cards will enable Commercial Bank’s customers to conveniently ‘Tap & Go’ at NFC-enabled point of sale (POS) terminals and they can also use the card as a normal debit card at any POS… Read More »

Optaglio focus on protecting chips in e-passports and similar documents

By | November 1, 2017

LOCHOVICE (November 1, 2017) – Optaglio, the global leader in high-resolution security holograms, today announced a new solution focused on protecting chips in e-passports against removal and replacement. It is expected that high proportion of counterfeiting attacks will target chips with biometric data in foreseeable future.  Personal and biometric data stored in a chip inside a document is… Read More »

Novoflex Pte Ltd Launches Industry-Disrupting Process for Assembling SIM Cards for the Telco Industry

By | November 1, 2017

 Dramatically simplifies the card assembly process and eliminates the need for substrates  Delivers substantial cost-savings to card manufacturers and operators SIM cards assembled with the new process issued by leading mobile operators across India and Indonesia Patented worldwide; orders from major SIM card vendors globally SINGAPORE, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Singapore-based smart card innovator NovoFlex today announces Secure Authenticable Identification Laminates (sAiL)™, a… Read More »

Gemalto LTE-M IoT technology paves the way for widespread adoption

By | October 31, 2017

Verizon certifies Gemalto LTE-M platform that delivers highly efficient 4G IoT connectivity  Provides compatibility with Gemalto’s On Demand Connectivity for simplified IoT remote subscription management Amsterdam – October 31st, 2017 – Billions of new Internet of Things (IoT) devices are expected before 2020[1] but the majority of these do not require the full capabilities of 4G cellular networks. Emerging Low-Power… Read More »

NEXT Biometrics Presents Fingerprint Sensor Technology & NEXT-generated Cards at APSCA in Singapore

By | October 31, 2017

SINGAPORE, Oct. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (Oslo Bors:NEXT) announced it is exhibiting at this week’s Asia Pacific SmartCard Association (APSCA) Powered and Next-Generation Cards Conference & Exhibition, held in Singapore, November 1 and 2, 2017. The APSCA conference brings together key stakeholders in the payment and identity card ecosystem to understand the opportunities offered by the… Read More »

NEXT Biometrics Wins Enabling Technology Leadership Award

By | October 26, 2017

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors:NEXT) announced it won the 2017 European Enabling Technology Leadership Award for its fingerprint sensors at the Annual Best Practices Awards of Frost & Sullivan, the global research firm. In recognizing NEXT, Frost & Sullivan noted NEXT’s “innovative technology, strong overall strategy, and competitive production advantage.”  It added NEXT “is poised… Read More »

G+D Mobile Security and Microsoft partner to provide secure and seamless eSIM solutions for Microsoft Windows 10 devices

By | October 25, 2017

Munich (Germany), October 25, 2017 – G+D Mobile Security, an industry leader in eSIM Management and secure connectivity, is pleased to announce its partnership with Microsoft to release an eSIM solution for Microsoft Windows 10. This partnership introduces an end-to-end (E2E) eSIM Management solution which will largely redefine the consumer connectivity experience with Microsoft Windows devices. Microsoft Windows… Read More »

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 »