Category Archives: Products

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 »

Square Stand’s contactless commerce now available Australia-wide

By | October 3, 2017

It’s hip to be Square as the company expands its local presence, introduces “more products and services” and rolls out Square Stand availability across Australia via online and Officeworks. Proudly boasting of 18 months of “strong local growth”, payments and business-growth company Square says it “continues to expand its presence in the local market, introducing more products and services to… Read More »

Fico to release new CNP fraud fighting modules

By | October 3, 2017

Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO today announced that its new Falcon consortium models for payment card fraud detection include machine learning innovations that improve card-not-present (CNP) fraud detection by 30% without increasing the false positive rate, a standard metric for fraud model performance. These new Falcon consortium models for both credit and debit cards will be available… Read More »

Over 20 million merchants outside the Chinese Mainland take UnionPay service as a must-have

By | October 1, 2017

SHANGHAI, Oct. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — According to China’s National Tourism Administration, China’s outbound tourism reaches its peak during this National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival, with the USA, Canada, Australia, France and Egypt being the preferred long-distance destinations. It’s reported that more than 21 million merchants and 1.5 million ATMs outside the Chinese Mainland accept UnionPay cards.  To welcome Chinese tourists, merchants are taking the acceptance of UnionPay as a significant… Read More »

Fingerprints™ new unique sensor in CardLab cards

By | September 29, 2017

The increasing card fraud and fear of identity theft has given CardLab ApS. an increasing demand for biometric card solutions from banks and public authorities and CardLab is now pleased to announce that we will be using Fingerprints™ latest T-Shape™ module in our biometric card reference design. CardLab was in February 2017 granted support from the EU Commission… Read More »

ITW Security’s Unichroma Ribbon & Matica’s S7000 Card Personalisation Platform Deliver Full Colour Personalisation For Polycarbonate Cards

By | September 28, 2017

ITW Security Division has developed the latest generation of Unichroma™ dye diffusion thermal transfer (D2T2) ribbons for Matica Technologies’ S7000 high volume card issuance platform, enabling it to deliver full colour image printing across the latest polycarbonate and hybrid card substrates. The Matica S7000 is the ultimate in a-la-carte central issuance systems and can be configured to perfectly… Read More »

IDEX expands customer engagements in the biometric smart card market

By | September 28, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 28 September 2017 – IDEX, a leading provider of fingerprint solutions for mass markets, today announced the sampling of its smart card sensors with several new card integrators in Asia Pacific for access control and government ID applications. “Deployment of biometric authentication solutions for smart cards is accelerating globally, and we are receiving strong interest for our sensors from… Read More »

Telstra launches eSIM service for wearables

By | September 26, 2017

Telstra has introduced its ‘One Number’ service designed to connect wearable devices directly to the operator’s mobile network, also extending Telstra customers’ smartphone mobile number to the device. This new embedded SIM card means Telstra customers will soon be able to make and receive phone calls, and check and send text messages, from their compatible wearable device without… Read More »