Category Archives: Products

Octopus Launches “20th Anniversary Special Edition Octopus” to Celebrate Two Decades of Milestones

By | September 5, 2017

(Hong Kong, 5 September 2017) Octopus Cards Limited (OCL) celebrated its twentieth anniversary with the launch of a commemorative “20th Anniversary Special Edition Octopus” featuring its new logo signifying Octopus’ new journey of innovation to serve the Hong Kong community. The 20th Anniversary Special Edition Octopus features the new logo as the centerpiece on a black and grey… Read More »

Ireland – Taoiseach insists Public Services Card “is not a national ID card”

By | September 1, 2017

“What she should really be doing is outlining the benefits of the card: that you will have less bureaucracy, that you will have a streamlined approach for people accessing State services, to reassure people from a data protection perspective that information they have supplied will be protected”. Speaking on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, the minister said the front of… Read More »

Sicap Enters The World of Artificial Intelligence To Reduce Telecom Churn

By | August 30, 2017

Mobile operators lose millions of euro every year, due to customer churn. Global telecom solution provider, Sicap is pioneering AI Engine, an artificial intelligence enabler, which reduces churn upon first application.  BAAR, Switzerland, 30 August 2017: Sicap is launching the artificial intelligence enabler, Sicap AI Engine, which when combined with TargetMe, Sicap’s customer engagement automation solution helps mobile operators to predict and… Read More »

Visa Enables On the Go Payments With the New Fitbit Ionic

By | August 28, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa (NYSE:V) today announced it is enabling Visa payments on Fitbit’s first smartwatch – Fitbit Ionic™. Eligible cardholders of participating banks will be able to make payments with Fitbit Pay™, Fitbit’s new payment function, when available. With Fitbit Pay, Visa and Fitbit are meeting demand amongst the majority of wearable owners who, according to the recent… Read More »

AlphaCard Introduces New PRO Series ID Card Printers

By | August 24, 2017

PORTLAND, OR – AUGUST 24, 2017 AlphaCard, a leading manufacturer and distributer of badge printers and photo ID systems, recently launched an exclusive line of professional ID card printers. Available with a wide variety of options, the PRO series ID card printers feature cutting-edge print technology, advanced visual card security, and industry leading support and warranty protection. The… Read More »

BOV set to launch contactless cards

By | August 13, 2017

Paying with a BOV card at retail outlets is set to become easier with the introduction of contactless cards. Over the past months, Bank of Valletta has introduced new electronic point of sale devices at retail outlets and establishments. These new devices are enabled to accept contactless card payments. “Contactless cards are the latest innovation in card payments,”… Read More »

Baiduri Bank launches Visa Platinum Debit Card

By | August 11, 2017

“WITH our clients getting increasingly affluent, their lifestyles and appetites have evolved with them. They are more discerning and sophisticated, with an affinity for convenient electronic payments and service.” Pierre Imhof, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Baiduri Bank, underscored this in his welcoming speech at the launching of the bank’s Visa Platinum Debit Card yesterday where he… Read More »

MagTek Introduces the kDynamo Secure Card Reader Authenticator at Retail Now

By | August 9, 2017

Securing Magnetic Stripe, Chip Card and Contactless payments, MagTek’s kDynamo simplifies accepting payments with iOS tablets. SEAL BEACH, CA (PRWEB) AUGUST 09, 2017 MagTek, the world’s leading supplier of secure digital transaction technology and hardware, announces the release of the kDynamo, MagTek’s innovative tablet case with built in Secure Card Reader Authenticator made for certain iPad devices. As demand… Read More »

IDEX launches ultra-compact matcher algorithm optimized for biometric cards

By | August 7, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 7 August 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, today introduced a new proprietary matcher algorithm for next generation biometric cards. The patented algorithm was specifically designed to deliver a step-function improvement in performance for applications with acute power, processing and memory limitations. The matcher is ideal for biometric cards… Read More »

Gemalto first in the world to be fully-certified by the GSMA for secure eSIM subscription management

By | August 3, 2017

Amsterdam, 3 August 2017 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces that its On-Demand Connectivity Service has become the first in the world to demonstrate full compliance with the stringent security requirements of the GSMA’s Security Accreditation Scheme for embedded SIM (eSIM) remote provisioning. As a result, OEMs, mobile operators, and service providers worldwide can be assured that Gemalto implements appropriate… Read More »

Malta – BOV to launch contactless cards

By | August 3, 2017

Paying with your BOV Card at retail outlets is set to become incredibly easier with the introduction of contactless cards.  Over the past months, Bank of Valletta has been rolling out new electronic point of sale devices (EPOSs) at main retail outlets and establishments across Malta and Gozo. These new devices are enabled to accept contactless card payments. … Read More »

Advanced Card Systems Ltd. Declaration against Counterfeit ACR122U NFC Readers

By | August 2, 2017

HONG KONG, 2 Aug, 2017 – We, Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS), have acquired information that one of our products, the ACR122U USB NFC Reader (, is being counterfeited. Many of the counterfeit products have been widely sold on Taobao (, Alibaba 1688 Website (, and other online platforms. We are very concerned about this counterfeiting issue, and… Read More »

Optaglio brings 3D animations between security elements

By | August 2, 2017

 LOCHOVICE (August 2, 2017) – Optaglio, the global leader in high-resolution security holograms, today announced the latest innovation developed by OPTAGLIO LABs. Its holograms can now include a small object such a little figure, which moves, runs, makes a gesture etc. OPTAGLIO continuously updates its portfolio of visual effects in its holograms to keep an advantage over potential… Read More »

CPI’s Instant Issuance Tech Proves Value for Bank after Breach

By | August 2, 2017

They say the proof is in the pudding. For CPI Card Group, it’s a case study showing how its instant issuance technology [email protected] saved an issuer significant time and money—and improved customer satisfaction—when it had to replace nearly 800 cards after customers were affected by a retail data breach. Within four months of implementing CPI’s instant issuance solution, northeast Indiana-based Farmers… Read More »

ai Corporation combats fuel card fraud

By | August 1, 2017

The ai Corporation is using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to address the issue of fuel card use fraud. The suite of self-service products can identify and stop fraud before it occurs while reducing the impacts of card copying, swapping and skimming. Fuel retailers can develop their own rule sets into any platform, including ai’s RiskNet. “ai’s blend of… Read More »

Frost & Sullivan Commends Credence ID’s Rollout of CredenceTAB™, a Biometric Tool that Combines Document Reading and Biometric Enrollment and Verification in a Portable Device

By | August 1, 2017

Credence ID’s unique product suite offers convenience, portability, and customization to satisfy a wide range of identification projects SANTA CLARA, California, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Based on its recent analysis of the mobile biometrics and credential reading market, Frost & Sullivan announced today the recognition of Credence ID  for  its 2017 Global New Product Innovation Award. In May 2017, Credence ID… Read More »

Telefónica launches ‘out of the box’ mobile connectivity for consumer devices with latest Gemalto cloud service

By | August 1, 2017

  Leading telecoms operator offers remote subscription management for consumer IoT devices  such as tablets, connected PCs and wearables • Gemalto’s On-Demand Connectivity cloud service available to Telefónica Group companies across 17 different countries • Consumers can conveniently add new devices to their subscription plans • Fully compliant with the GSMA Remote SIM Provisioning specifications to ensure compatibility… Read More »

COMPRION eUICC Profile Manager Now with Anritsu Network Simulator Support

By | July 24, 2017

Over-the-air updates of eUICC profiles now possible using a simulated network through Anritsu MD8475A COMPRION eUICC Profile Manager, the only software tool for efficient eUICC life cycle management, is enhanced by an additional connectivity option. The software allows over-the-air updates of eUICCs and their profiles by means of a simulated network. “Starting with the COMPRION eUICC Profile Manager… Read More »

Wirecard Introduces Payment Guarantee for Credit Card Payments

By | July 24, 2017

Wirecard, the leading supplier of digital payment solutions, will as of now become one of the first companies in the industry to offer a payment guarantee for credit card payments. The solution is primarily directed at small and medium-sized online merchants for whom payment defaults on the part of their customers are often a significant economic challenge. Wirecard… Read More »