Category Archives: Products

Kuwait wins best electronic passport prize for 2018

By | February 21, 2018

KUWAIT, Feb 21 (KUNA) — The Ministry of Interior announced on Wednesday wining the “outstanding achievement for the best electronic passport for 2018” prize during its participation in the annual international convention, The High Security Printing Europe, Middle East and Europe Conference, held in Poland between February 19-21. The Ministry’s General Department of Public Relations and Security Media… Read More »

Arm delivers integrated SIM identity to secure next wave of cellular IoT devices

By | February 21, 2018

February 21, 2018 By Paul Williamson, Vice President and General Manager, IoT Device IP Line of Business, Arm News highlights: Arm introduces new technologies to deliver SIM grade identity for cellular IoT at a cost point that scales to billions of devices Arm® Kigen™ family delivers integrated SIM functionality to IoT SoC designs, and a flexible remote provisioning server… Read More »

Credit Europe Bank Ltd. enables acceptance of JCB Cards in Russia

By | February 20, 2018

Moscow and Tokyo, Feb 20, 2018 – (ACN Newswire) – Credit Europe Bank Ltd. (“Credit Europe Bank”), one of the leading banks in the Russian market, and JCB International Co., Ltd. (“JCBI”), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd. (“JCB”), announced the launch of JCB Cards acceptance at Credit Europe Bank’s ATM and POS terminal network. Credit… Read More »

UBA issues 3m contactless cards

By | February 20, 2018

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc yesterday said it issued over three million Near Field Communication (NFC) technology enabled contactless cards to its teeming customers. In a statement, the lender recalled that it “revolutionised the payments landscape in Nigeria in 2015, with the introduction of contactless payment cards, which enable customers pay with ease by leveraging the NFC… Read More »

Entrust Datacard and CBORD Transform Student ID Issuance for Higher Education Through the Integration of TruCredential with CS Gold Software

By | February 14, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, and CBORD®, a leading provider of card systems for colleges and universities, together announce the completed CS Gold integration with TruCredential software — replacing the requirement for IDWorks® software. This integration was successfully tested at the University of Vermont. CBORD customers will find the… Read More »

Lotte Card sells Visa wearable payment devices for PyeongChang Olympics

By | February 9, 2018

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Yonhap) — Lotte Card Co., a South Korean credit card firm, said Friday it has begun selling Visa wearable payment devices for the 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in PyeongChang. Visa is the only credit card that can be used for payments at the Winter Games as it is an official global sponsor of the… Read More »

NXP and Garmin Team-up to Bring Secure and Convenient NFC Mobile Payments to New Fitness Wearables

By | February 6, 2018

Garmin® vívoactive® 3 and Forerunner® 645 Music enable users to securely tap-to-pay with no phone or wallet required SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), today announced that Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), has chosen NXP’s PN80T embedded Secure Element (SE) and Near Field Communications (NFC) solution for the recently launched vívoactive 3 and Forerunner 645 Music featuring contactless… Read More »

Microholograms now survive almost anything

By | February 5, 2018

LOCHOVICE (February 5, 2018) – Optaglio, the global leader in high-resolution security holograms, has introduced extremely resistant microholograms. This new forensic measure allows law enforcement experts to identify genuineness of documents destroyed by water, fire, acids etc. At the same time, it retains all existing benefits of microholograms, such as covering three levels of inspection (visible, hidden, forensic)… Read More »

Gemalto’s Discovery Service boosts on-demand connectivity activation for consumer devices worldwide

By | January 31, 2018

The new solution allows users to easily activate their mobile subscription of their eSIM-enabled consumer IoT devices ​​Austin, TX,  31 January 2018 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces its newSubscription Management​ Discovery Service solution. This initiative sets new standards of freedom for all users of eSIM-connected devices, such as smartwatches, tablets, connected PCs and many more. It simplifies the customer’s… Read More »

1LINK Selects Gemalto PURE White-label EMV Technology For PayPak- Domestic Payment Scheme

By | January 29, 2018

Karachi,(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 29th Jan, 2018 ):1LINK, Pakistan’s largest payment processing body, announced its selection of Gemalto PURE white label payment technology for enabling “Chip and PIN” for its Domestic Payment Scheme, PayPak. The solution will enable 1LINK member banks to launch EMV-compliant contact and contactless cards, mobile payments, Host Card Emulator (HCE) and other digital services. This new… Read More »

Unistream Bank Cards Went Contactless

By | January 25, 2018

  MOSCOW, January 25, 2018 (Newswire.com) –Unistream Bank now offers a more convenient and simple way of payment for everyday purchases via contactless Visa cards. To make a payment, all it takes is putting the card to the terminal to process in a few seconds; there is no need to hand it over to a cashier for a transaction.… Read More »

VietinBank announces its new role as the sole Diners Club card issuer in Vietnam with support from Compass Plus

By | January 22, 2018

Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank), a leading commercial bank in Vietnam, has signed a partnership agreement to become the sole issuer of Diners Club cards in Vietnam. The bank will issue Diners Club cards as both standard and contactless cards, catering for the rapid growth and popularity of contactless terminals in the country.… Read More »

Philippines – PH studies Japan’s national ID system

By | January 18, 2018

MANILA — As legislation establishing a national ID system in the Philippines gains steam, the House of Representatives has been studying international best practices on the proposed measure, this time, eyeing Japan’s system. Last week, Laguna District III Representative Sol Aragones, chair of the House Committee on Population and Family Relations, met with Japanese officials in charge of Tokyo’s… Read More »

Ingenico confirms leadership on information security with new certifications

By | January 15, 2018

Ingenico confirms leadership on information security with new certifications Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, today announced that its Axis payment gateway has successfully obtained ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, the most stringent global security standard for Information Security Management Systems. Ingenico is among the first PSPs to receive this accreditation, which is part of Ingenico’s continuous improvement… Read More »

Fingerprints Collaborates on Biometric Payment Card Market Trial in the USA

By | January 15, 2018

Stockholm, Sweden, 2018/01/15 – World leading biometrics company Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) is proud to collaborate with Visa on the first market trial of dual-interface biometric payment cards in the USA, together with Mountain America Credit Union – Visa.com / Fingerprints.com. Fingerprints today announced that its touch sensor is being used in the first US-based pilot of a new dual-interface… Read More »

FIME supports acquirers globally to achieve UnionPay certification

By | January 11, 2018

Qualified test tools and services enable acquirers to meet growing UnionPay adoption outside of China. FIME has achieved UnionPay International (UPI) qualification for its Savvi Test Platform. With over 160 countries outside of China currently accepting UnionPay, acquirers overseas can now receive local consultancy, testing and certification support from FIME. These tools and services enable acquirers to quickly and… Read More »

IDEX poised for commercial biometric card volumes

By | January 9, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 9 January 2018 – IDEX, a leading provider of advanced fingerprint solutions, is making rapid progress on commercialising its products for biometric cards. Recently, IDEX and its partners commenced the certification process for contact-based payment cards, in line with previous communication. The certification process is expected to complete early in the second quarter of 2018, and… Read More »

KEOLABS now fits all user needs for EMVCo Level 1 contactless tests

By | January 9, 2018

As a leading provider of test tools for the EMVCo Level 1 Contactless market, KEOLABS announces today that it now brings a full offer covering analog and digital tests for cards and readers. This offer covers all needs of design labs, semiconductor, card and reader vendors as well as issuers and test labs. 9 January 2018, Salon de… Read More »

Fingerprints touch sensor in contactless payment card pilot

By | January 8, 2018

Fingerprints is providing touch sensor from its FPC1300-series to the world’s first battery-less dual interface EMV payment card used in the recently announced market pilot with Bank of Cyprus, cards provided by Zwipe. With an annual market of 4 billion smartcards, with a majority being payment cards of which 50% are contactless, the benefit of biometrics is enormous… Read More »

IndusInd Bank and Dynamics Introduce India’s First Battery-Powered Interactive Payment Card

By | January 8, 2018

LAS VEGAS & MUMBAI, India–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IndusInd Bank and Dynamics Inc. today at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (“CES”) announced plans to introduce the first battery-powered, interactive payment cards to the Indian market in 2018. he new IndusInd Bank card from Dynamics has multiple buttons that let the consumers use a single card to pay in multiple ways. With… Read More »