Tag Archives: Canada

Bell Mobility Launches eSIM Devices with G+D Mobile Security

By | November 22, 2017

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — G+D Mobile Security, a global leader in the management of digital identities and eSIM technology, has announced a partnership with Bell Mobility to provide an eSIM management solution for Bell customers. With eSIM enabled devices, Bell customers are able to activate and manage their device subscriptions anytime and anywhere.  G+D Mobile Security‘s technology provides secure,… Read More »

Canada – Man charged in taxi debit card switching scheme

By | September 7, 2017

  A 44-year-old Scarborough man is facing more than 180 fraud charges in relation to a longstanding scheme that involved stealing taxi passenger’s debit cards. Toronto police fraud investigators allege that starting sometime in the fall of 2015, a taxi driver would steal a debit card from a passenger as they were paying their fare. Detectives say the… Read More »

Four Canadian provinces award new contract to Gemalto for secure driver’s license cards and issuance

By | June 1, 2017

​​​Amsterdam- June 1, 2017, Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that it won four contracts to provide a new, highly-secure polycarbonate driver’s license in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. The Atlantic Provinces sought a provider with a strong position as an innovative partner capable of producing laser-engraved polycarbonate… Read More »

From payment to ticketing: contactless technologies are on the rise in smart cities

By | May 12, 2017

Munich, Germany, and Montreal, Canada – 12 May 2017 – Contactless card and touch-and-go mobile technology payments are on the rise: especially consumers and commuters in highly populated urban areas require higher transaction speeds and more convenience. Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), the world leader for chip-based payment products, helps card and device manufacturers and… Read More »

Canadian City Laval Trials Credit Card Payments on Buses

By | April 18, 2017

Today, the Société de transport de Laval (STL) and Desjardins Group, in the presence of the Mayor of Laval, Mr. Marc Demers, announced the implementation of a new pilot project to accept credit card payments by Visa or MasterCard onboard Laval buses. These two leading Quebec companies have joined forces to bring this innovative project to life as… Read More »

Canadian border guards seized 415 fraudulent passports, visas in 2016

By | April 6, 2017

The Canada Border Services Agency seized 415 fraudulent passports and visas last year as people tried entering the country with fake documents. The agency outlined the numbers in documents tabled this week in the House of Commons. Conservative MP Glen Motz asked the government in early February for a monthly breakdown of fake passport discoveries, as well as a breakdown by… Read More »

Canada – U-Pass To Switch To New “Smart Cards”

By | March 23, 2017

Carleton students’ U-Passes will be changing over to smart cards, after the cards were tested in a pilot program by the University of Ottawa (U of O), Saint Paul University (SPU), and Algonquin College last summer. The change of U-Passes to smart cards, subject to begin this summer, overlaps with the new fare gate infrastructure being built along… Read More »