Tag Archives: USA

CPI Card Group Receives U.S. Patents for Encased Tungsten Fusion Metal Card

By | October 17, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CPI Card Group (Nasdaq: PMTS, TSX: PMTS) (“CPI” or the “Company”), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today announced that it has been issued patents for its Encased Tungsten Fusion card – U.S. Patent No. 8,857,722, U.S. Patent No. 9,117,155 and U.S. Patent No. 9,430,724. The Company has also been… Read More »

US Payments Forum Provides First in Series of Technical Frameworks for Implementing EMV Contactless Open Payments in Transit

By | October 10, 2017

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Oct. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As U.S. and Canadian transit markets look to move to open payments systems in today’s EMV chip environment, they have unique transaction speed and security requirements for successful implementation at fare gates and on-board vehicles. The U.S. Payments Forum has released today the first in a series of resources that identify… Read More »

Evolis announces the official opening of a new sales office in Providence, Rhode Island (USA)

By | October 4, 2017

It is in charge of business development for North America and Canada.  A dedicated sales, marketing and technical support team of nine staff members including the sales director Xavier Ballarin, who was appointed in February 2017, will serve all clients in this region.   To accompany its growth ambition and expand its presence throughout the Americas, Evolis has been… Read More »

CPI Card Group Reaches Settlement in Patent Litigation

By | September 29, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CPI Card Group (Nasdaq: PMTS, TSX: PMTS), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today announced that it has reached a settlement with Gemalto S.A to resolve the two patent litigation suits pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. Under the terms of the settlement, CPI Card Group has agreed to… Read More »

Scott Scheirman Appointed Chief Executive Officer of CPI Card Group

By | September 27, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CPI Card Group (Nasdaq:PMTS, TSX:PMTS), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today announced the appointment of Scott Scheirman as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 5, 2017, succeeding Steve Montross who will be ending his service as CEO on October 4, 2017 in connection with his previously announced retirement. Mr. Montross will continue in an… Read More »

The Identification Systems Group (ISG) To Exhibit IDd Card Solutions At G2E 2017

By | September 16, 2017

On October 3rd-5th, 2017 at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Identification Systems Group will exhibit alongside longtime product partner Entrust Datacard in booth # 4204. Together they will be demonstrating the features of the desktop Datacard™ CD800 Series ID card printers and multi-hoppers optimized for player card issuance by casinos and other gaming… Read More »

CPI Card Group White Paper Provides Three Key Ingredients for a Successful Metal Card Program

By | September 14, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CPI Card Group (Nasdaq: PMTS, TSX: PMTS) (“CPI” or the “Company”), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today released “Built to Shine: 3 Ingredients for a Differentiated Metal Card Program,” a white paper examining the rising popularity of metal cards in consumer markets and presenting key areas of focus for financial institutions… Read More »

US – Notre Dame implements new ID card program

By | September 13, 2017

Over the summer, Notre Dame began implementing the new Irish1Card system, a project that has been in the works for years and includes the smart chip ID cards every student received during welcome week. The change, Irish1Card program director Daniel Tormey said, focused on improving security, but also lays the foundation for new, even more secure and easy-to-use… Read More »

connect:ID 2018 reveals exciting new plans to put next-generation identity solutions in the spotlight

By | September 11, 2017

connect:ID will be held April 30 – May 2, 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC. A rapidly expanding event, connect:ID is expected to attract 1,300 identity professionals and 100+ industry and government exhibitors. This year, connect:ID will introduce a new Start-up Zone, where young identity businesses can gain vital exposure to high-level buyers and influencers from government and industry across the… Read More »

CompoSecure, L.L.C. names Dori K Skelding as VP Marketing and Supply Chain

By | September 5, 2017

SOMERSET, N.J., Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CompoSecure, L.L.C., an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of financial cards worldwide, announces today the appointment of Dori K Skelding as vice president of Marketing and Supply Chain. Dori brings almost 30 years of experience in banking, printing, vendor management and card manufacturing to lead the marketing efforts as well… Read More »

FICO Reports a 39 Percent Rise in Debit Cards Compromised at U.S. ATMs and Merchants

By | August 31, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Compromises of ATMs and point-of-sale (POS) devices in the US rose 21 percent in the first six months of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016. Compromised cards rose by 39 percent. Cardholders should employ common sense when using ATMs, and check their transactions frequently. FICO® Card Alert Service monitors hundreds of thousands of ATMs… Read More »

USA – 2 sentenced for credit card scheme in northeast Nebraska

By | August 28, 2017

MADISON, NEB. – Two people have been sentenced for a credit card scheme that defrauded people and businesses in northeast Nebraska. The Norfolk Daily News reports that 31-year-old Jorge Navarro and 31-year-old Yaima Lugo, both of Madison, were sentenced Friday in Madison County District Court. Court records say the two had used the cards to make several local purchases.… Read More »

USA – LCSO arrests two credit card skimmer manufacturers

By | August 26, 2017

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – The Lee County Sheriff’s Office took a major step in cracking down on credit card skimmers on Friday. After a month-long investigation the Economic Crimes Unit uncovered an organization that had manufactured and installed credit card skimmers at multiple gas station pumps. Participants used the information stolen from the skimmers to make cloned credit cards and… Read More »

US Payments Forum Invites Guests to Contactless EMV Terminal Testing Education, Best Practices at September Workshop

By | August 24, 2017

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Aug. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Value Added Resellers (VARs), Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and acquirers interested in deploying contactless EMV chip-enabled point of sale (POS) terminals can get first-hand testing training, clarification on testing requirements, and deployment best practices from the global payment networks at a U.S. Payments Forum workshop being held this September. The workshop,… Read More »