Category Archives: Technology

Secure Technology Alliance White Paper Describes The Role Of Smart Card Technology

By | March 24, 2017

Implementations of blockchain-derivative apps are without a doubt gaining traction and growing at an alarming rate. With over 1 billion invested in implementation since 2009, and 60 percent of that funding occurring since the beginning of 2015. Its true that blockchain has the ability to create a faster, secure platform for various types of transactions, all implementations universally… Read More »

Interview to Amal Graafstra, Founder of Dangerous Things, the Company that Wants to Implants a Smart Card in Your Hand

By | March 20, 2017

Today interview is with Amal Graafstra, founder of the biohacking company Dangerous Things. Q: Hi Amal, can you share with us how and why did you get into electronic implants business? A: Back in 2005, I had an office where the only door leading outside was an emergency exit style door with a crash bar but no alarm.… Read More »

The impact of Java Card technology yesterday and tomorrow: Safran Identity & Security celebrates 20 years with the Java Card Forum

By | March 2, 2017

March 02, 2017 As a long-standing member, Safran Identity & Security takes part in the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Java Card Forum, an industry organization dedicated to promoting and developing interoperable Java Card technology products. Until today, 20 billion Java Cards have been sold, and Java is the most common IT platform worldwide. “Over the… Read More »

Consumers Voice Preferences, Wishes in Ways Technology Power Payments

By | March 1, 2017

Fifth Annual Mastercard Digital Payments Study Highlights Social Media Trends Around Digital Wallets, Artificial Intelligence and More SINGAPORE – March 1, 2017 – Digital wallets continued to gain prominence in smartphones and laptops worldwide and dominated the discussion of new ways to pay, with the topic now topping 83 percent of Asia Pacific conversations and 75 percent of… Read More »

New German Passport to Boast Enhanced Security Features

By | February 23, 2017

February 23, 2017 Germany’s Interior Ministry has released details of a new passport to be released on 1 March. A statement by the ministry on 23 February noted that the new safety features included in the travel document will “secure the high international reputation of the German passport”. Speaking at presentation of the new passport, German Minister of the Interior,… Read More »

More control over card surfaces

By | February 7, 2017

The reputable trade journal Card Manufacturing recently took a close look at the subject of personalized banking and credit cards. If you’re not familiar with the article already, it’s well worth reading because of the insight it provides into new developments and opportunities. The author, David Tushie, is a long-established industry expert and independent consultant. He is also… Read More »