IEC – How to protect tomorrow’s critical infrastructure

By | July 16, 2018

Imagine a city the size of London thrown into chaos, as public transport grinds to a halt and traffic lights stop functioning …This is no longer the stuff of nightmares or the scenario of a disaster movie but a prospect that is getting more likely every day. Critical infrastructure facilities, whether power or nuclear plants, national railway and… Read More »

Bahrain – IT expert jailed for illegally renewing smart cards

By | July 16, 2018

An Asian IT expert who was working as a sub-contractor with the eGovernment Authority will spend next three years behind bars for attempting to illegally renew four smart cards. The accused only received BD40 from a cafeteria man to renew the smart cards, according to court details. “I discovered a loophole in the eGovernment Authority’s system, where I… Read More »

IDEX’s sensor for dual-interface biometric cards integrated by Feitian

By | July 16, 2018

Oslo, Norway – 16 July 2018 – IDEX ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, announces that its sensors for dual-interface biometric cards have successfully passed engineering integration and validation at Feitian, a leading provider of user authentication and transaction security. “We are very pleased that Feitian is using our sensors in their dual interface biometric… Read More »

NEXT Biometrics Selects Former IDEMIA Executive Alain Faburel To Lead Global Sales and Marketing Organization

By | July 9, 2018

OSLO, June 9, 2018 — NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced former IDEMIA Executive Alain Faburel has joined the company as chief sales and marketing officer. In addition to his history leading innovative and successful sales and marketing organizations, Faburel joins NEXT Biometrics with extensive experience in smart card and digital… Read More »

New IDs to deliver recognition, protection to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

By | July 7, 2018

About 900,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh will soon get credit card-sized plastic IDs that will help provide them another level of protection and preserve their right to voluntarily return to Myanmar in conducive conditions, according to the UN refugee agency. As per the UN estimates, nearly 700,000 minority Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence in… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Announces Timing for Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call

By | July 5, 2018

Geneva – July 5, 2018 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced that it will release second quarter 2018 earnings before the opening of trading on the European Stock Exchanges on Wednesday July 25, 2018. The press release will be available immediately after the release on the Company’s website at www.st.com. STMicroelectronics… Read More »

Leading the debate on Digital Identity and Biometrics, in Europe

By | July 4, 2018

The European Union and EAB organises its annual conference (EAB-RPC 2018) to update its stakeholders on research and innovation in biometrics and digital identity. The 5th edition of the EAB Research Projects Conference (EAB-RPC) will take place on the 24th and 25th of September 2018, at the premises of Fraunhofer IGD in Darmstadt, Germany. The conference is organized… Read More »

IDEX Biometrics becomes a member of APSCA

By | July 2, 2018

Oslo, Norway – 2 July 2018 – IDEX ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, reinforces its commitment to the Asia Pacific market by signing as a member of APSCA, the Asia Pacific Smart Card Association. APSCA is the business association for payments and identity applications in Asia, covering secure smart chip-based applications to the latest digital… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Smart Cards for the ID Card Industry – Edition June 2018

By | June 29, 2018

This is a presentation about potential use of Fingerprint Cards as National eID Cards. This presentation it was presented at SDW 2018 on July 27, 2018 This work is licensed under a Creative Common Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. This means you can share and use part of, mentioning the original work, and that cannot be used entirely or… Read More »

MeReal Biometrics and Unikeys partner to place cryptocurrencies, for the first time ever, into the hands of the masses with a patented fingerprint card

By | June 29, 2018

Friday 29th June, 2018 (Hong Kong) – Advanced security technology company MeReal Biometrics Ltd and Hong Kong’s Unikeys Ltd together announce an exciting new partnership to provide people on the street with a battery powered and patented fingerprint card that they can use like any payment card to store their cryptocurrencies and transact without passwords, pin codes or… Read More »

IDEMIA and 10T Tech Announce eSIM Technology Partnership

By | June 28, 2018

COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, is proud to announce today its partnership with 10T Tech, an independent provider of eSIM services for acquiring and managing eSIM connectivity. By doing so, IDEMIA will extend its eSIM platform to a larger base of customers. 10T Tech will provide their customers with a world-class eSIM remote provisioning… Read More »

De La Rue and Opalux Announce the Launch of a New Security Feature – MyImage™

By | June 26, 2018

De La Rue, the world’s leading anti-counterfeiting and security specialist for currency, identity and brand protection, today launches its first new security feature as part of its partnership with Opalux, a producer of premium first level security features. The strategic partnership, which was announced last October, has seen the two companies collaborate on joint product development and MyImage™… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Becomes First Chip Maker Accredited by the GSMA to Personalize eSIMs for Mobiles and Connected IoT Devices

By | June 25, 2018

Geneva, June 25, 2018 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is accelerating progress towards a more convenient and secure connected world as the first embedded SIM (eSIM) manufacturer to be accredited by the GSMA for loading eSIM chips with connection credentials such as certificates and operator profiles before shipping. The… Read More »

Thailand – BTS to replace single-trip magnetic cards with Thin Cards

By | June 21, 2018

Bangkok – BTS Group Holdings Public Company Limited will replace the single-trip magnetic cards with smart cards, also known as Thin Cards to accommodate skytrain expansion. The CEO of the BTS, Surapong Laoha-Unya, said on Tuesday that the company would like to apologize to skytrain commuters, as the use of single-trip or one-day magnetic cards may encounter inconveniences at… Read More »

Alfa-Bank’s New Processing Centre Runs On Openway’s WAY4 Platform

By | June 21, 2018

Alfa-Bank Belarus, part of the Alfa-Bank Group valued at $44 billion in total assets, has completed its migration to the WAY4 platform by OpenWay, a top-ranked digital payment software provider. Well-known in Eastern Europe for its digital banking approach, Alfa-Bank migrated its payment cards and online services to an on-premise WAY4 solution to cut operational expenses and time-to-market, and promote… Read More »

IN Groupe, through its subsidiary SPS, achieves 500 million inductive coupling platforms, a demonstration of the quality and security of its technology

By | June 21, 2018

ROUSSET, FRANCE, June 21, 2018 – Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS) is recognized as a worldwide leader in subsets for smart card manufacturing thanks to its inductive coupling technology. With a production capacity that doubles every two years, the company has now delivered over 500 million eBoost® inductive coupling platforms for diverse markets segments worldwide. Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS) started with a… Read More »

Advanced Track & Trace Presents Sealcrypt®, Large Data Capacity Code For Document Protection, At SDW 2018

By | June 21, 2018

Exhibitor at the Security Document World expo in London, Advanced Track & Trace will be presenting SealCrypt®, the first large data capacity signed 2D code. French leader in brand protection and ID security, Advanced Track & Trace has developed SealCrypt, a range of 2D codes allowing the storage of large amounts of data, off-line and signed with asymmetric… Read More »

Powered and Next-Generation Cards – The Only Event of the Year Focusing on Biometric Smart Cards

By | June 21, 2018

The Asia Pacific Smart Card Association (APSCA) is back with the year 2018 edition of the world’s only conference fully dedicated to Powered and Next Generation Cards. This year there will be strong focus on Biometric Smart Cards with presentations and a seminar that will be participated by leading payment networks. The conference, that this year will be… Read More »

Longmai mTokens and Expands Presence in Asia-Pacific Region

By | June 21, 2018

New York, NY, June 21, 2018 –(PR.com)– Versasec, the leader in smart card management systems, today announced its working relationship with Longmai, one of the leading digital security device vendors in China. In its announcement, Versasec noted that its flagship product, vSEC:CMS now supports Longmai digital security token solutions. Longmai’s mToken brand is used for all Century Longmai… Read More »

Westpac and NXT-ID Subsidiary Fit Pay to Extend Contactless Payments to Devices

By | June 20, 2018

MELBOURNE, Florida, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Westpac, Australia’s oldest bank and company, and one of four major banking organizations in Australia and New Zealand, and Fit Pay, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTD) and a provider of payment, credential management, and authentication platform services, have today announced an agreement to extend contactless payment capabilities to a range of new devices, including… Read More »