Category Archives: Products

Introducing Fuze Card: The World’s Thinnest Wallet in a Single Card

By | May 24, 2017

ORANGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BrilliantTS has just launched its latest product – Fuze Card. Fuze Card is the world’s thinnest all-in-one smartcard that incorporates all of the cards in your wallet into a single secure smartcard. Fully funded on Indiegogo in just 2 hours, Fuze Card is compatible with Mag-strip/NFC/EMV/Bluetooth and works with iPhone and Android phones. With Fuze, all… Read More »

Evolis – When Innovation serves Security in Financial Institutions

By | May 23, 2017

Banks across the world are using desktop modules to produce on demand (Instant Issuance) payment cards are issued over a minute in branches and immediately activated. Nothing new about this ? Really ? Instant Issuance systems are used by many Banks and Financial Institutions for more than a decade, offering immediate payment services to their customers. Those leading… Read More »

Creditbank offers combined credit and debit card

By | May 23, 2017

Creditbank, one of Lebanon’s leading and fastest growing banks, has partnered with Gemalto, a world leader in digital security and Unilux Cards to be the first bank in the Middle East to launch a combined credit and debit card. Developed in close cooperation with local partner Unilux Cards, Gemalto’s innovative solution has been deployed to launch The combo… Read More »

PYMNTS Presents a Way to Reduce Online Fraud Loss by 25% with CA Technologies

By | May 19, 2017

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fraud has been headline news lately, and too often issuing banks suffer significant loss from fraudsters stealing credit card credentials, including the area of card-not-present fraud. Such losses can cost banks billions of dollars, and while card issuing institutions can never do too much to mitigate the damage caused by such losses, the challenge is often trying… Read More »

Sberbank of Russia to Start Accepting JCB Cards

By | May 19, 2017

Moscow, Russia and Tokyo, Japan, May 19, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., announced the signing of a license agreement with Sberbank of Russia, the largest bank in Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Central and Eastern Europe. Sberbank agreed to start accepting JCB… Read More »

Tata Communications Chooses Oasis Smart SIM as SIM, eSIM and Remote SIM Provisioning Solutions Provider

By | May 17, 2017

The company will use Oasis’ solutions as part of the Tata Communications MOVE mobility and IoT platform to support its aim to enable everyone in the world to become seamlessly connected May 17th 2017 – Oasis Smart SIM, the expert in (e)SIM embedded Operating System and mobile networks connectivity and activation solutions, announces today that it has been… Read More »

Updated SIMalliance eUICC Specification Enhances the Interoperability of Standardised Remote Subscription Management for M2M and Consumer Deployments

By | May 17, 2017

17 May 2017 – SIMalliance, the non-profit industry association, has published an updated version of its specification that standardises the remote loading and management of subscriptions across deployed machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer devices. The eUICC Profile Package: Interoperable Format Technical Specification v2.1 describes a common coding process for subscription data to be built, remotely loaded and installed into… Read More »

Zebra Technologies Redefines Large-Format Card Printing Industry

By | May 16, 2017

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, today announced the new ZC10L, Zebra’s first large-format, direct-to-card printer capable of creating full and durable, edge-to-edge color cards in one printing process. The ZC10L printer enables on the spot customization for oversized badges for… Read More »

CHERRY Smart Card Readers in ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards

By | May 15, 2017

CHERRY Americas LLC, part of a leading global manufacturer of reliable computer input devices, will include their complete line of secure CHERRY Smart Card reading devices as entries in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award competition. CHERRY security products have previously been awarded a 2016 ASTORS Homeland Security Platinum Award.  The prestigious Homeland Security Awards Program was sponsored… Read More »

IDEX at the forefront of large-scale market opportunity for biometric cards

By | May 12, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 12 May 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions, is experiencing strong momentum towards commercialisation of its sensor solutions for cards. On 20 April, Mastercard unveiled their next generation biometric card, featuring IDEX’s flexible off-chip fingerprint sensor. Dr. Hemant Mardia, CEO of IDEX commented, “We are extremely pleased to be partnering with global… Read More »

IDEX at the forefront of large-scale market opportunity for biometric cards

By | May 12, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 12 May 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions, is experiencing strong momentum towards commercialisation of its sensor solutions for cards.  On 20 April, Mastercard unveiled their next generation biometric card, featuring IDEX’s flexible off-chip fingerprint sensor.  Dr. Hemant Mardia, CEO of IDEX commented, “We are extremely pleased to be partnering with global… Read More »

Card Payments in Japan to Be More Convenient

By | May 11, 2017

Tokyo, May 11 (Jiji Press)—Making payments with chip-embedded cards in Japan is expected to become easier for visitors from abroad as efforts have begun to introduce contactless payment systems that are globally common. In the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in 2020, McDonald’s Holdings Co. (Japan) has decided to install contactless card readers at all its… Read More »

Nubia Embarks Pearl By Ot® Ese In Z11minis And Z17mini Smartphones To Enable Secure Nfc Transport Services

By | May 10, 2017

OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announces that nubia Mobile embarks PEARL by OT® embedded Secure Element (eSE), in their recently released Z11miniS and Z17mini smartphones. Thanks to OT’s eSE, nubia will enable smartphone owners to securely access all public transportation services in Beijing and Shenzhen in the coming… Read More »

ASPIDER-NGI and SURFnet: eSIM solutions for enterprise security and identity

By | May 10, 2017

The Netherlands, May 10, 2017: ASPIDER-NGI, provider of MVNE, IoT, eSIM and content solutions, and SURFnet, the Dutch National Research and Education Network, are partnering on eSIM. This new agreement gives SURFnet early access to the ASPIDER-NGI eSIM technology to develop and build specific applications for education and research, with an initial focus on identity management and authentication.… Read More »

Gemalto and Veridos strengthen citizen identity security with eID cards for Macao SAR Government

By | May 10, 2017

Macao, May 10, 2017​ – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is partnering with Veridos, a German company specializing in Identity Solutions, to supply contactless electronic ​identity cards (eIDs) to the Macao Special Administrative Region Government (Macao SAR Government). Under the collaboration, Gemalto is the subcontractor responsible for providing the physical cards, enhanced with… Read More »

USA – Credit card growth is back to its prerecession high

By | May 9, 2017

The number of credit card accounts in the U.S. is rising quickly – and is now back to prerecession levels. To that point, 171 million consumers now have at least one credit card, the highest level since 2005, according to the most recent quarterly report by credit monitoring firm TransUnion. That works out to about 2.7 credit cards… Read More »

Apple, Samsung, Huawei likely to introduce eSIM in 2019: report

By | May 7, 2017

There’s been a lot of hype around the embedded SIM (eSIM), specifically around when it finally will be incorporated into cellular handsets, and IHS Markit doesn’t see it coming from Tier 1 suppliers like Apple, Samsung and Huawei until 2019. Rather, eSIM incorporation is likely to happen first with Tier 2 and 3 handset suppliers as part of… Read More »

ACS Launches USB Type C Readers for ACR39U Series

By | May 4, 2017

HONG KONG, 04, May, 2017 – Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Card Systems Holdings Ltd., SEHK: 2086), Asia Pacific’s top supplier and one of the world’s top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers (Source: Frost & Sullivan), launched two new readers, the ACR39U-UF Smart Card Reader and ACR39U-NF PocketMate II. Both… Read More »

Gemalto’s secure smart chip to be integrated in the Samsung Galaxy S8 in selected markets

By | May 4, 2017

Amsterdam, 4 May, 2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO)’s embedded Secure Element (eSE) – a smart chip with a secure OS and applications – will soon be integrated into the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S8 in selected markets. It has been embedded in other Samsung smartphones including the Galaxy A series globally and the Galaxy C series in… Read More »