Smart city and public safety to take centre stage at Guangzhou Public Security Technology 2018

By | May 25, 2018

Leading security industry companies, including Dahua Technology, Hikvision, Huawei, SenseTime, SensingTech and Intellifusion, have selected the upcoming edition of Guangzhou Public Security Technology (GPST) as their trading platform of choice, as final preparations begin ahead of the highly anticipated 2018 show. As one of the year’s key trade fairs for safety and security products, GPST together with Guangzhou… Read More »

Vietnamese banks urged to smarten up magnetic stripe cards amidst information theft

By | May 25, 2018

Card replacement costs about $1 each and there are about 70 million local cards.  Vietnam is urging for a bank card upgrade from magnetic stripe to chip in order to prevent information theft.  Authorities need to rush the completion of a chip card system, said Nguyen Kim Anh, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam in a… Read More »

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation closes token counters to promote smart cards

By | May 25, 2018

In order to promote the usage of smart cards or ticket vending machines (TVM), the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is closing down counters at Metro stations that have less footfall. Keeping in tandem with this plan, all the Metro stations being developed under Phase III, will only have TVMs. Only interchange Metro stations will have the facility… Read More »

Fingerprints’ Cooperating With Card Tech On Dual Interface Payment Card

By | May 25, 2018

Fingerprints and Card Tech, a biometric integration company and pioneer in the biometric smartcard market, have entered a technical cooperation agreement. As announced today by Card Tech, it plans to bring a new dual interface (contact and contactless) version of its biometric payment card. The card is using Fingerprints’ T-Shape™ module, with ultra-low power consumption, superior biometric performance… Read More »

Card Tech’s dual interface energy harvesting biometric smart card enters final development phase and is powered by latest generation sensor from Fingerprints

By | May 25, 2018

Card Tech, the biometric integration company pioneer of the biometric smart card, announces entering into a technical cooperation agreement with Swedish biometric company Fingerprints Card Tech announces plan to bring the dual interface version of the biometric smart card to the financial markets. This new product, developed on parallel with the Contact Only version of the Biometric Smart… Read More »

Zwipe Strengthens Its Board Of Directors

By | May 24, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – 24 May 2018, at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Zwipe AS held May 22 2018, Jörgen Lantto was elected as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors, replacing Clas Thelin. In addition, Kim Humborstad, Dorian Barak, Francis van den Bosch, Johan Biehl and Dennis Jones were elected as new board members. Dorian Barak… Read More »

Italian IPZS publishes clarification about alleged malfunction of 350.000 CIE Cards

By | May 22, 2018

The Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato (IPZS) that is the Italian Government Office and Mint on May 20, 2018 have issued a press release on the alleged malfunction of about 350.000 eID Cards, locally known as CIE (Carta d’Identità Elettronica) reported by the Rome-based newspaper Il Messaggero. The article, published on the May 20 2018 edition of… Read More »

IDEX Biometrics at Money20/20 Europe in June – less than two weeks to go

By | May 22, 2018

Oslo, Norway – 22 May 2018 – IDEX ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, is counting down the days until the 2018 Money20/20 Europe event being held in Amsterdam from Monday 4th June to Wednesday 6th June.IDEX Biometrics can be found at Stand No: G32 and will be demonstrating some of their innovative… Read More »

G+D Mobile Security Showcases its Secure Solutions for the Financial Ecosystem at Money20/20 Europe in Amsterdam

By | May 22, 2018

Munich, May 22, 2018 — At this year’s Money20/20 Europe event (, G+D Mobile Security will showcase its fully digitalized banking customer journey, including solutions such as compliant digital customer onboarding and customer banking authentication with secure biometrics. The three-day event will take place on 4th to 6th June 2018, at the RAI in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and… Read More »

De La Rue and OPTEL agree to new strategic partnership to tackle increasing demand in the brand protection market

By | May 21, 2018

De La Rue and OPTEL today announced a strategic partnership to address the growing threat of global counterfeiting.  De La Rue is the global leader in anti-counterfeit solutions as well as the world’s largest printer of both currency and passports.  OPTEL is the leading provider of end-to-end traceability systems for diverse industries. The company’s renowned solutions help stop product counterfeiting,… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Publishes its 21st Annual Sustainability Report

By | May 21, 2018

Geneva, May 21, 2018 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced the publication of the Company’s 2018 Sustainability Report. The report contains details and highlights of ST’s sustainability performance in 2017 and presents our ambitions and 2025 goals, our contribution to the United Nations Global Compact[1]Ten Principles and Sustainable Development Goals.… Read More »

India – Apple Watch: Airtel threatens to drag Reliance Jio to court

By | May 21, 2018

The country’s largest telecom operator, Bharti Airtel, has threatened to take legal action against Reliance Jio for blaming it for violating unified licence (UL) conditions relating to setting up of network infrastructure for pairing Apple’s Watch Series 3 with iPhone in the country. “We assure the government that all information relating to customers, network nodes etc along with provisions… Read More »

Pakistan – Sindh replaces car registration books with smartcards

By | May 19, 2018

KARACHI: The Sindh government has introduced security-featured Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) smart cards to ensure authenticity of registration documents. The smart cards will replace registration booklets. Mukesh Kumar Chawla, the minister for Excise and Taxation, introduced the smart card at a ceremony held at the Civic Centre on Friday. Talking to the media afterwards, Chawla said the new cards… Read More »

Govt gives a green signal to eSIMs in India

By | May 18, 2018

he Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Thursday issued guidelines regarding Embedded SIMs (eSIMs) that are used in devices such as Apple Watch, and machine-to-machine (M2M) communication services in India. Mobile users will not have to buy a new SIM while changing service provider or while buying a new connection, DoT stated in the new guidelines allowing the use… Read More »

Taiwan Mobile Selects G+D Mobile Security for eSIM Management

By | May 18, 2018

Taipei, Taiwan, May 18, 2018 – G+D Mobile Security announces that Taiwan Mobile – a leading telecommunications company in Taiwan – has selected G+D’s hosted AirOn Go eSIM management solution for the remote provisioning and management of eSIM-enabled consumer and enterprise devices. Taiwan Mobile started introducing its eSIM services on 11 May 2018. Users will benefit from the… Read More »

Gemalto announces voting results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

By | May 18, 2018

Amsterdam, May 18, 2018 at 12:00 pm – Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (“AGM”) held today in the Netherlands approved all the resolutions proposed by the Board. The agenda included items in connection with the public offer made by Thales (the “Offer”), which are conditional upon… Read More »

Belarus chooses supplier of hardware, software to make biometric documents

By | May 18, 2018

MINSK, 18 May (BelTA) – The Belarusian R&D enterprise Cryptotech of the Mint Department of the Belarusian Finance Ministry signed a contract with the consortium of Emperor Technology (China) and X Infotech (Latvia) on buying equipment and software for making biometric documents in Belarus, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Interior Ministry website. The consortium of Emperor Technology (China)… Read More »

SmartMetric Biometric Card To Fight The $22.80 Billion In Reported Global Card Fraud Losses – United States Accounts For More Than 39% Of Global Card Fraud Losses

By | May 18, 2018

NEW YORK, May 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME) – Payment card fraud globally has climbed to over $22 Billion in losses*.  What is alarming for USA credit card issuers is that the United States has 39% of worldwide card fraud losses. SmartMetric has created a powerful biometric fingerprint reader that sits inside a bank’s credit… Read More »

India – BMTC in a fix over issuing smart cards to students

By | May 18, 2018

Strict guidelines by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on issuing smart cards to bus passengers has put the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) in a fix. Officials said that as per the guidelines, all smart cards can only be issued after a commuter provides documents, such as a passport or driver’s licence or Aadhaar card. BMTC officials… Read More »