Category Archives: Products

SPS introduces anti-skimming function to reassure contactless payment cardholders

By | November 23, 2018

ROUSSET, FRANCE, November 23, 2018 – While contactless and dual interface cards meet a growing adoption worldwide, some users are still reluctant to adopt them as they fear card skimming schemes that would threaten their banking card data.  Even if the whole payment industry has repeatedly demonstrated that card skimming is not an issue thanks to the built-in security features… Read More »

Restrictions for eSIM in Russia to be removed in future, so far issue not discussed

By | November 22, 2018

MOSCOW, November 22. /TASS/. Legislative restrictions on the use of embedded digital SIM cards (eSIM) in Russia will be eliminated in the future, but at the moment this issue is not on the list of pressing matters, Russian Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media Konstantin Noskov told TASS “From a technological point of view, we will… Read More »

Elyctis ID reader product range now covers thewhole citizen journey allowing to read eID and ePassport seamlessly in all situations

By | November 20, 2018

PERTUIS, FRANCE, November 20, 2018 – Thanks to its long-standing expertise in ID reader development and industrialization, Elyctis is proud to reaffirm its leading position on the ID reader market, as the company now proposes a full range of readers able to satisfy all needs including usage for enrolment, home reading, eID control, etc. Elyctis ID reader range can… Read More »

IDEMIA Provides SK Telecom in South Korea with GMSA Compliant Smart Connect Solution to Activate and Manage eSIM Device Lifecycles

By | November 20, 2018

COURBEVOIE, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, is proud to have been selected by SK Telecom, the number one telecommunication operator in South Korea, to launch the first eSIM Connected watch based on GSMA Consumer standards. As a leading actor in the telecom field, IDEMIA is at the forefront of the digital revolution and is committed… Read More »

SmartMetric Introduces Live Finger Detection For It’s “In The Card” Fingerprint Reader For The SmartMetric Line Of Biometric Credit/Debit and Security Cards

By | November 15, 2018

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) – in a further step forward in harnessing the power of biometrics to protect Chip Credit Cards, security cards and the SmartMetric card that stores your complete medical files on your health insurance membership card, the company has introduced live finger detection into its in side the card fingerprint scanner that is… Read More »

Tappy exhibits wearable payment solution in cooperation with Expresspay Card at Money20/20

By | November 14, 2018

HANGZHOU, China, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Between November 14 and 16, 2018, wearable payment technology pioneer Tappy Technologies exhibits its wearable payment solution in collaboration with Expresspay Card at Money20/20. Relying on Expresspay Card, Tappy provides customers with diversified wearable payment solutions, significantly promoting Tappy’s product development and portfolio in China. Currently taking place in Hangzhou, China, Money20/20 takes a very close… Read More »

Infineon and NEXT Biometrics Introduce Biometric Smart Card Reference Design

By | November 8, 2018

MUNICH, Germany and OSLO, Norway – November 8, 2018 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), the global leader in smart card payment solutions and NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, have joined together to create a reference design for biometric payment cards. The reference platform incorporates all necessary elements to develop… Read More »

Zwipe announces major technological achievement – reducing card power consumption by 70%

By | November 7, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – November 7, 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe is proud to announce that it has achieved a 70% reduction in power consumption as compared to its already market leading power harvesting, dual interface biometric payment card offering while simultaneously reducing cost. Speaking on this latest development, André Løvestam, CEO at Zwipe said “minimized power consumption, optimized processing capabilities… Read More »

Zwipe showcases innovative fingerprint enrolment solutions for planned mass market deployment of biometric payment cards

By | November 5, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – November 5, 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe introduces a comprehensive range of white label fingerprint enrolment solutions for biometric payment cards, developed and designed for use by banks and issuers. The proprietary solutions include a secure at-home biometric payment card enrolment kit that fits inside an envelope and a software suite designed for banks to use in… Read More »

JCB and WEX Partner to Issue Virtual Cards in Japan

By | November 1, 2018

TOKYO, Nov 1, 2018 – (ACN Newswire) – JCB International, Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., today announced a new partnership with WEX Inc. (NYSE:WEX), an industry-leading global provider of corporate payments solutions, to enable WEX virtual payments technology in Japan. The agreement makes WEX the first B to B issuer of JCB’s virtual… Read More »

ICICI Bank launches co-branded credit card with Amazon

By | October 30, 2018

Mumbai: ICICI Bank, today announced the launch of a co-branded credit card in an exclusive partnership with ‘Amazon Pay’, the online payment platform of the global e-commerce company Amazon. Christened, ‘Amazon Pay ICICI Bank Credit Card’, the card offers best in the industry rewards points programme for the digitally savvy customers. This is the first card in the country to… Read More »

SPS and Oasys combine their forces to deliver easy to implement embedding solutions to all dual interface card manufacturers

By | October 24, 2018

ROUSSET, FRANCE, October 24, 2018 – Considering new dual interface cards manufacturing techniques should be made available to all smart card vendors, Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS) and Oasys Technologies UK are entering in a collaboration to offer to the market an always easier access to new technologies. Thanks to this collaboration, smart card manufacturers will benefit from Oasys offer combining… Read More »

Gemalto celebrates 100 eSIM solutions deployed worldwide

By | October 24, 2018

Amsterdam, 24 October 2018 – The most recent generation of flagship phones and smartwatches works with the revolutionary remote connectivity management solution enabled by Gemalto. “eSIM around the world” is becoming a reality that will enable millions of consumers to seamlessly provision and activate a mobile subscription and connect their favorite devices anytime, anywhere. With 3.5 billion devices on the market by… Read More »

Sony CSL Develops Cryptocurrency Hardware Wallet Technology Using IC Cards

By | October 23, 2018

Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. (hereafter “Sony CSL”) has developed a contactless IC card type cryptocurrency “hardware wallet technology *1 ” by utilizing Sony Corporation’s IC card technology. Currently, many cryptocurrency users are trading cryptocurrencies using online wallets *2 from the locations where they initially purchased their cryptocurrencies. When a user owns a cryptocurrency, what they actually own is not the cryptocurrency… Read More »

Introducing the Amazon Business American Express Card for Small Businesses in the U.S.

By | October 23, 2018

American Express (NYSE: AXP) and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) launched the Amazon Business American Express Card today. The card, with no annual credit card fee, features rich rewards, greater visibility into each transaction, and provides an enhanced checkout experience on Amazon Business and Amazon.com that empowers small businesses to make the best financing choice purchase by purchase. Card Members… Read More »

Veridos launches mobile facial authentication solution for eGovernment services

By | October 23, 2018

Berlin, October 23, 2018 – World-leading identity solutions provider Veridos today announced the release of a facial authentication solution called VeriGO® TrueID, which is set to enable the next generation of eGovernment services and as such presents a crucial opportunity for all governments seeking to keep pace in the ever-evolving digital landscape. It also brings clear benefits for… Read More »

G+D Mobile Security to Launch Mobile Authentication Solution Powered by Samsung SDS into North American market

By | October 23, 2018

DULLES, Va., Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security, a market leader in mobile identity management, is already working with Samsung SDS to provide a FIDO (Fast Identity Online) compliant mobile authentication solution in the European market and this will now be extended to cover North America. Its Convego® Mobile Authentication solution uses multi-factor authentication to deliver very high levels of… Read More »

FEITIAN Launches FIDO2 Products with FIDO2 Release

By | October 23, 2018

BEIJING, CHINA and SANTA CLARA, CA – On September 26, 2018, the FIDO Alliance announced through a Press Release that the leading technology companies were beginning to ship the products for the newly launched FIDO2. Today, FEITIAN Technologies US is announcing that it is now beginning to ship their FIDO2 Security Key products.  The FIDO2 authentication technology is… Read More »

MCO Visa Cards Start Shipping in Singapore

By | October 22, 2018

Today, MCO Visa Cards began shipping to customers in Singapore. The MCO Visa Card is a prepaid card range that features high-end metal cards with no annual or monthly fees, airport lounge access for select cards, free ATM withdrawals, tap-and-pay functionality, and competitive interbank rates. Reservations for the MCO Visa Card are made using a mobile wallet app which… Read More »

purewrist® Announces Global Availability of Its Contactless MasterCard-Certified EMV Payment and Transaction Wristband Based on NXP SmartMX Technology

By | October 19, 2018

NEW YORK (PRWEB) OCTOBER 19, 2018 Purewrist®, makers of a contactless payment and OEM transaction wristband, today announced the global commercial availability of its secure EMV-compliant, white-label payment platform, which recently received full certification from MasterCard. The wristband is based on NXP® Semiconductor’s SmartMX® platform for highly secure and fast data transactions with billions of ICs serving banks and government… Read More »