Tag Archives: UAE

UAE – TRA, Smart Dubai to launch a unified digital identity card

By | October 12, 2017

DUBAI: As part of its participation in GITEX Technology Week 2017, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, in partnership with Smart Dubai, aiming to develop a unified digital identity in the UAE. The agreement aims to enhance the mutual cooperation between federal and local governments in line with the UAE’s strategy to… Read More »

Emirates ID card becomes the enabler for 90% of smart services at 7 government entities

By | September 25, 2017

Within the initiatives of Government Accelerators’ Teams UAE government announced that the Emirates ID card becomes now, instead of any other identification documents, the main enabler of 90% of the smart services provided by seven government entities. The list of entities that achieved this percentage in their smart services includes Ministry of Infrastructure Development, Ministry of Culture and… Read More »

Mastercard unveils innovation centre in Dubai

By | August 12, 2017

Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, has unveiled its newest payment solutions and groundbreaking technologies at the latest release of its ‘MEA Innovation Showcase’ in Dubai, UAE. Featuring innovations that are shaping the future of the payments sector in the region, the location of the enhanced ‘MEA Innovation Showcase’ at the company’s regional headquarters… Read More »

Instant card printing gets a boost as Dubai-headquartered KeyBS announces strategic alliance with Evolis

By | June 5, 2017

Dubai, June 5, 2017: KeyBS, a dynamic solution provider and systems integrator company, and a fully owned subsidiary of Arabi Holding Group, has announced a strategic partnership with Evolis, the global leader personalization systems for plastic cards. The partnership will enable the instant printing of cards on the self-served kiosk “KeyKIOSK” developed by KeyBS. The KeyKIOSK will enable… Read More »

Visa to conduct training for 18,000 UAE merchants on contactless switch

By | May 10, 2017

Global payments technology company, Visa (NYSE:V), has begun a six-week intensive awareness building and training program for more than 18,000 UAE merchants aimed at accelerating the adoption of contactless payments across the country. In addition to a series of training seminars, Visa has developed a toolkit to help merchants understand and embrace contactless payments technology. Visa payWave operates… Read More »

Gemalto supports Middle East banks with new Visa and Mastercard-certified card personalization center in Dubai

By | May 1, 2017

New card personalization center will enable region’s banks to offer enhanced and highly responsive customer service • One-stop solution for EMV card personalization, fulfilment and associated services • Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank is first to benefit from Gemalto’s fully integrated and tailored support Dubai, May 1st 2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security,… Read More »

UAE Exchange partners OT on wearable contactless payments

By | May 1, 2017

UAE Exchange, the leading global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, and OT (Oberthur Technologies) have partnered to launch “gocash” prepaid card of UAE Exchange through the first-ever contactless payment via wearable devices (powered by “Flybuy MiniFOB” technology of OT), at the Seamless Middle East Conference in Dubai on 01 May 2017. UAE Exchange will be offering… Read More »

Digital Factors launches the first UAE brand of card printers

By | May 1, 2017

The DF range is designed for a wide variety of industries and applications, including state and local government ID programs, corporate and student ID applications, retail and healthcare Dubai, May 1, 2017: Digital Factors FZCO, the leaders in identity card printing solutions across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region, today announced the launch of a… Read More »

UAE Resident Alert: Beware of These Credit Card Frauds

By | April 5, 2017

There’s lot to learn from the experiences of these UAE residents being conned by fraud card transactions.  You are entitled to a ‘free’ credit card the moment you open a bank account. While using credit/debit cards make your life easy as you don’t have to carry cash anymore, it might come as a shock to receive a message… Read More »

Dubai – Philippine Embassy Not To Release Passports Today

By | March 26, 2017

DUBAI: There will be no release of passports at the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi (AUHPE) on March 26, Sunday. However, those with appointments for processing and encoding are expected to be there on time. The diplomatic mission released on Friday a public advisory about the suspension of the release of passports scheduled on Mar.26 because of the… Read More »