Category Archives: Products

STMicroelectronics Delivers Superior-Performing NFC Technology for Secure Contactless Payments and IoT Applications

By | February 21, 2017

Geneva / 21 Feb 2017 STMicroelectronics has announced availability of its latest-generation NFC devices for contactless payments and data exchange.The new devices include the ST21NFCD NFC controller featuring the market-proven booster technology ST has recently acquired, and two new members in the ST54 System-in-Package (SiP) family that integrate the Company’s latest Secure Element technology.  The ST21NFCD chip features… Read More »

Barclaycard and TMC announce fuel card contract with Centrica

By | February 21, 2017

February 21, 2017 Barclaycard Commercial Payments, in association with TMC, has been awarded a contract by Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, to provide a single fuel card programme for its van and car fleets. The contract was won following a competitive tender process and will run for three years. Under the new contract, Centrica – which… Read More »

HID Global Provides Advanced Software for the Largest Employee Smart Card Deployment in the World

By | February 17, 2017

HID Global helps secure government networks and personnel with state-of-the-art desktop software for identity, credentialing and access management AUSTIN, Texas, February 17, 2017 – Millions of government employees and contractors log onto their computers, access government networks and access buildings securely via the world’s largest deployment of smart cards and usage of desktop authentication software, thanks to HID… Read More »

IDEX Launches Next-Generation ASIC Platform Enabling Contactless Biometric Cards

By | February 17, 2017

Published on 17 February 2017 Oslo, Norway – 16 February 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has completed development of its next generation ASIC for off-chip touch sensors. This proprietary semiconductor device is the foundation for a range of new flagship products and solutions that IDEX will launch during 2017 and… Read More »

SST Announces Qualification of Embedded SuperFlash® on 110 nm CMOS Process

By | February 15, 2017

CHANDLER, Ariz., Feb. 15, 2017 — Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, through its Silicon Storage Technology (SST) subsidiary, announced today qualification and availability of SST’s third-generation embedded SuperFlash® (ESF3) non-volatile memory (NVM) on 110 nm Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (CMOS) platform.   SST’s embedded SuperFlash memory solution offers low power,… Read More »

Com4 delivers a seamless customer experience for connecting industrial devices thanks to Gemalto

By | February 15, 2017

Amsterdam, February 15, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is supplying Com4, a dedicated M2M / IoT operator, with an On-Demand Connectivity solution that will support secure remote SIM provisioning in the fast growing Internet​ of Things (IoT) market. Gemalto’s solution enables Com4 to offer customers seamless out-of-the-box connectivity and over-the-air subscription management for… Read More »

KEOLABS receives EMVCo 2.6a qualification

By | February 2, 2017

KEOLABS EMVCo validation solution has received the EMVCo 2.6a analog qualification.KEOLABS tool for PICC validation includes a combination of hardware and software for testing contactless cards and handsets.In a statement, the firm said using a robot in a test environment allows to optimise the workload of test engineers and technicians by automatizing the most cumbersome repetitive procedures. In… Read More »

StarChip’s Secure IC for Bank Cards Enabled by SST’s SuperFlash® Technology

By | January 31, 2017

CHANDLER, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, through its Silicon Storage Technology (SST) subsidiary, today announced their embedded SuperFlash® technology is enabling secure bank cards through a secure integrated circuit (IC) from StarChip®, a subsidiary of SAFRAN Security & Identity. The IC, SCB136,… Read More »

Inamo the Payments Platform Behind Visa WaveShades – the Latest Innovation in Wearable Ways to Pay

By | January 28, 2017

SYDNEY, 28 January 2017 – Australian start-up Inamo (www.inamo.com) is the payments platform behind Visa’s WaveShades, the prototype wearable sunglasses being trialled at St Jerome’s Laneway Festival music events in five Australian cities between 26 January and 5 February.   The sunnies, which are designed by Local Supply, can make contactless payments thanks to a secure payment chip,… Read More »

Giesecke & Devrient to Present Comprehensive identity management Solutions to Ensure Mobile Security in a Connected Society at MWC 2017

By | January 23, 2017

Munich (Germany), January 23, 2017 – G&D will present a comprehensive portfolio of innovative identity management solutions to meet the challenges of securely managing an increasing number of connected digital devices at the Mobile World Congress (MWC, February 27 to March 2, 2017) in Barcelona. As a global leader in mobile security solutions, G&D (hall 7, booth 7A41)… Read More »

Matica introduces world’s first desktop embossing technology with retransfer printing

By | December 20, 2016

Groundbreaking desktop retransfer card printer with embosser: the S3800, will be ready for orders early 2017. Also revealed for finance sector: the S3300, a desktop embosser, available in first half of 2017. Both product previews for debit and credit EMV card issuance prompted significant registered interest.   MUNICH, Germany, 20 December, 2016 – Matica Technologies AG, has accelerated… Read More »

SIMalliance Publishes Guidelines to Enhance Interoperability and Ease Deployment of SIM-Based Mobile Connect Authentication Services

By | December 5, 2016

05 December, 2016 – SIMalliance has published a set of guidelines which will make it easier for mobile network operators (MNOs), service and solution providers to deploy Mobile Connect services which use an authentication application provisioned on the user’s SIM card. Mobile Connect is a global solution, provided by the GSMA, for mobile phone based authentication, authorisation, identity… Read More »

IDEX showcased the world’s first flexible touch fingerprint sensor for SmartCards and receives massive industry interest

By | December 2, 2016

Published on 2 December 2016 Norwegian version of the release IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has been exhibiting the world’s first ISO card form factor compliant flexible sensor for SmartCards at the Trustech Conference in Cannes this week, a global event for payments and identification. The CEO of IDEX, Dr. Hemant Mardia,… Read More »

SPS thinnest inlay brings additional security features to passport polycarbonate datapage

By | November 24, 2016

November 24, 2016 Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS) introduces one of the thinnest inlay in the world that expands into the hinge of a passport bringing new security features thanks to its ability to embed a specific image for each government while making the assembly easier for passport manufacturers. ROUSSET, FRANCE, November 24, 2016 – Smart Packaging Solutions, a… Read More »

Safran Identity & Security and IDEX Partner to Commercialize First Mass Deployable Biometric Smart Cards

By | November 9, 2016

Safran Identity & Security and IDEX ASA (Oslo Børs: IDEX), announce significant progress toward commercializing the world’s first ISO standard form factor smart cards with a touch fingerprint sensor. A pilot card series has successfully passed testing. his joint solution supports the strategic biometric program of a major payment program. Payment cards with a fingerprint sensor will make… Read More »

HID Global Announces One of the World’s Most Secure Citizen ID Cards

By | November 9, 2016

News Highlights: HID Global technologies that have been featured in its customers’ award-winning national passport and ID card programs are now commercially available in one of the world’s most secure citizen ID cards.      Company uses patented DBond™ direct-bonding technology on ultra-thin polycarbonate (PC) ePre-laminate, enabling its proven Optical Secure Media (OSM) card to include an RFID microcontroller… Read More »

Entrust Datacard Provides Innovative Solution for Printing and Affixing Fully Customized Labels to Personalized Cards

By | October 20, 2016

THE NEW COLOR LABEL PRINTING MODULE FOR DATACARD® CARD ISSUANCE SYSTEMS AND THE DATACARD®CARD DELIVERY SYSTEM ALLOWS FOR PERSONALIZED, FULL-COLOR LABELS WITH HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGES TO BE AFFIXED INLINE MINNEAPOLIS—(Oct. 20, 2016)—Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technologies, today announced the release of the Color Label Printing Module for the Datacard® MX8100™, MX6100™Card… Read More »

Masktech – EAL5+ FOR MTCOS PRO V2.2 ON INFINEON SLE78CLX

By | September 1, 2016

September 01, 2016 – The German BSI has issued a new Common Criteria EAL 5+ certificate for MTCOS Pro on Infineon SLE78CLX M7820 V2.Generally, Common Criteria is a strict standard to validate a product’s security, design process, development environment, functionality, security handling, testing and documentation. MTCOS Pro has been developed, evaluated and certified in Germany. The country is… Read More »