Category Archives: Products

Joint-Stock Bank Almazergienbank launches JCB Card in Yakuitia

By | June 27, 2017

Yakutsk/the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) and Tokyo/Japan, June 27, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – Joint-Stock Bank Almazergienbank, one of the major regional banks in the Russian Far East and JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co. Ltd, announced the launch of JCB card issuance and acceptance in Yakutia. Almazergienbank provides innovative and convenient banking… Read More »

NXP Unveils Next Generation Security Platform that Protects Citizen Identity and Private Information in the Digital Services Era

By | June 27, 2017

News Highlights: 3rd generation SmartMX platform delivers the highest security for eGovernment, payment, and access management applications where protection of personal identifiable information (PII), financial information and private data are paramount.    Building upon NXP’s 15 years expertise in designing security microprocessors, the future-proof platform serves high-volume applications and supports new trends in the electronic credentials market. NXP´s customers… Read More »

Mobvoi Selects OT-MORPHO’s Esim To Connect Ticwatch S

By | June 27, 2017

OT-Morpho, world leader in digital security & identification technologies, today announces that Mobvoi, the leading Artificial Intelligence and smart watch company, has chosen its embedded SIM (eSIM) to connect Ticwatch S in compliance with GSMA Phase 2 eSIM standards for consumer devices. The selection of OT-Morpho’s eSIM by Mobvoi is further recognition of OT-Morpho’s investment in innovation and… Read More »

NXP, Shanghai Unicom and roam2free Collaborate to Develop Secure eSIM Solution That Provides More Freedom and Convenience for Mobile Phone Users in China

By | June 26, 2017

Complete solution combines mobile payment and ticketing with GSMA-compliant remote SIM activation for consumers to quickly add mobile subscriptions and cellular networks to their smartphones for better coverage and when traveling abroadSHANGHAI, China, June 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MWC SHANGHAI — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) collaborates with Shanghai Unicom, one of the first pilot units in “consumer… Read More »

OT-Morpho Introduces The World’s First Complete Range Of Biometric Payment Cards

By | June 26, 2017

OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, today announces the creation of the market’s first complete range of biometric payment cards, a range which reinforces payment security. It can also help governments distribute social benefits, knowing that they reach no one else than the eligible (proof of life) citizen. Banks can also use the biometric… Read More »

OneAssist raises USD 18 million in Series C funding

By | June 23, 2017

OneAssist Consumer Solutions, a company that provides users insurance against credit card, smartphone and wallet thefts, raised USD 18 million in series C funding led by existing investors Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners and New York-based insurance provider Assurant. This round also saw the entry of a new investor, Moonstone Investments. “Our vision for OneAssist is to build… Read More »

IDEX launches breakthrough fingerprint sensor for contactless smart cards

By | June 23, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 23 June 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, launches a ground-breaking flexible, low power fingerprint sensor ready to be used in contactless cards operating with standard NFC terminals. The sensor has state of the art power management which supports biometric card operation without a battery. The sensor is specifically… Read More »

Workz launches new eSIM operating system

By | June 23, 2017

UAE-based mobile solutions vendor Workz Group has entered into a value-added reseller agreement with UK telecoms software company Simulty Labs covering the provision of commercial and technical support for Workz’s eSIM operating system and remote provisioning server. The agreement will pave the way for distribution of eSIM across the MEA and Southeast Asia, the companies said. With the… Read More »

SPS New “Hybrid 8” Module Revolutionizes Hybrid Contact / Contactless Card Embedding

By | June 22, 2017

ROUSSET, FRANCE (PRWEB) JUNE 22, 2017 Smart Packaging Solutions, a world leader in eID documents, introduces “Hybrid 8,” its new micro module, for hybrid cards with two chips: one contact and one contactless. The new Hybrid 8 module has exactly the same dimensions as SPS Dual 8 module used for dual interface cards that support contact and contactless… Read More »

Innolux to mass-produce world’s 1st flexible fingerprint sensors

By | June 21, 2017

AIPEI, Taiwan — Innolux Corp. (群創), one of the leading flat panel makers in Taiwan, said Tuesday that mass production of the world’s first flexible fingerprint sensors is scheduled to kick off in the third quarter of this year. Flexible fingerprint sensors are the result of cooperation between Innolux and Norway’s NEXT Biometrics Group ASA. The two partners… Read More »

Moving to Vertical EMV Cards: Advance Financial FCU

By | June 20, 2017

Schererville, Ind.-based Advance Financial Federal Credit Union announced last week that it began issuing a new Visa EMV debit card with a vertical orientation — a rebellious graphics-design maneuver highlighting some of the pros and cons of quite literally “upending” a long industry tradition of horizontal card design. “We wanted a new look that would take advantage of… Read More »

NEXT Biometrics Production Line Operational to Mass Produce Flexible Fingerprint Sensors with Partner Innolux; NEXT Collaborates with Customers on Smart Card Projects

By | June 20, 2017

OSLO, NORWAY–(Marketwired – Jun 20, 2017) – NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (Oslo Bors: NEXT) announced that NEXT is now operational with the world’s first volume production line to mass produce production-ready flexible fingerprint sensors with its production partner Innolux in Taiwan, reaching the milestone capability it previously forecast to achieve during the first half of 2017. The company… Read More »

CIM is pleased to introduce DATA SECURITY, a new feature that can be integrated with Combi 300 Flexi

By | June 20, 2017

For anyone issuing credit cards, whether a financial institution or a service bureau, it is a requirement that sensitive data be safeguarded and protected to insure proper protection from fraudulent activities. A security violation could result in very negative consequences which can affect relationships with customers and jeopardize the reputation of the card issuer, and thus it is… Read More »

Thailand – New KBank JCB Credit Card for Japan Enthusiasts and Travelers

By | June 20, 2017

TOKYO, June 20, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – KBank and JCB International (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., have introduced the “KBank JCB Credit Card” to accommodate Japanese culture and lifestyles. A wide range of attractive privileges are offered, with first-year targets of 100,000 cards and spending of 2 billion Baht. Mr. Pipit Aneaknithi, KBank… Read More »

Arjo Systems introduces SKYLAM™ polycarbonate inlays with built-in windows

By | June 19, 2017

SKYLAM™ – an innovative prelaminated card inlay – complementing card manufacturers and security printers to create clear windows in polycarbonate … Skylam™ – an innovative prelaminated card inlay – complementing card manufacturers and security printers to create clear windows in polycarbonate documents in the simplest and most efficient manner, almost overnight. Combined with other security features or simply… Read More »

Gemalto and Dessmann enhance smart lock security with mobile convenience

By | June 19, 2017

Amsterdam, June 19, 2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is enabling security and reliable connectivity for Dessmann’s new smart lock platform. The new solution from the global manufacturer of smart locks and safe boxes incorporates Gemalto’s Machine Identification Modules (MIM) and Secure Elements (SE), empowering users to lock and unlock doors with… Read More »

Romanian lender introduces contactless watch that works as banking card

By | June 15, 2017

Banca Transilvania, the second largest bank in Romania by assets, has launched a contactless watch working as a payment instrument that can replace the debit card in Romania or abroad. The BT contactless watch is the result of a collaboration with Swiss watch maker Mondaine, digital security & identification technology company Oberthur Technologies, and financial services provider MasterCard.… Read More »

MetTel Launches First IoT Single SIM

By | June 15, 2017

NEW YORK — The futuristic dream of the universal, invisible and always-on Internet of Things (IoT) is coming into view with the first SIM that intelligently roams to identify and automatically connect to the strongest signal globally, MetTel announced today. MetTel, a fast-growing communications provider for businesses, has launched IoT Single SIM which ensures the best possible connectivity… Read More »

Payfone Secures Patent for First-of-Its-Kind SIM Swap Fraud-Fighting Tech

By | June 14, 2017

NEW YORK, NY (June 14, 2017) – Payfone, the leader in mobile identity authentication for digital channels, announced today that it has secured a patent for a first-of-its-kind technology that thwarts SIM swap scams, one of the fastest-growing types of fraud plaguing consumers today. Payfone’s newly patented API-based solution detects and prevents SIM swap fraud by leveraging the… Read More »

Telit and Tele2 Introduce Telit simWISE – a Module-Software Embedded SIM Technology

By | June 14, 2017

New module-software embedded SIM technology significantly reduces time to market, complexity, and total cost of ownership  London, June 14, 2017 – Telit and Tele2 global enablers of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the introduction of Telit simWISE, a first-of-its-kind cellular module-embedded technology. The new technology can act as a replacement or complement for manufacturers of cellular-connected… Read More »