Category Archives: Products

DOCOMO Develops eSIM Platform for Consumer Devices

By | February 23, 2017

TOKYO, JAPAN, February 23, 2017 — NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today a new eSIM Platform that will enable companion consumer devices embedded with subscriber identity modules (eSIM), including tablets and wearables, to connect to mobile networks through remote provisioning of the profile DOCOMO will launch the eSIM Platform, as well as a variety of compatible mobile devices, this… Read More »

Explore the Internet of Trusted Things (IoTT) with Gemalto at MWC 2017

By | February 23, 2017

Amsterdam, Feb, 23 2017​ – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, invites visitors to Mobile World Congress 2017 to discover how the Internet of Things (IoT) is transformed into the Internet of Trusted Things (IoTT). By combining advanced encryption techniques with robust identity management, Gemalto protects sensitive data in devices and the cloud, and builds confidence… Read More »

Seven Currencies, One Cash Passport

By | February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 – TORONTO: Mastercard and Canada Post, with collaboration from Payment Source Inc. and Peoples Trust Company, today announced the launch of Cash Passport, the latest payment solution for smart and simple travel. The contactless (tap) card, which allows you to load up to seven currencies at a time, is a convenient and secure alternative to… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Releases New Nfc Devices For Contactless Payments

By | February 22, 2017

STMicroelectronics has launched a new set of NFC devices for contactless payments and data exchange, including the ST21NFCD NFC controller and two new members under ST54 Systems in Packages (SiP) such as ST54F and ST54H. Featuring active load modulation for faster, smoother transactions over longer distances, the ST21NFCD chip delivers better user experiences in mobiles, wearables, or IoT… Read More »

SureID, Inc. Launches Universal Identity Solution Direct to Coaches and Volunteers Nationwide

By | February 22, 2017

SureID Certified Edge™ military-grade solution for identity and background screening will help keep our kids and communities safer   HILLSBORO, Ore. — February 22, 2017 — SureID, Inc., the leading provider of high assurance identity solutions, is taking its military-trusted universal identity solution to the coaching and volunteering community. “The stark reality is, although the majority of coaches… Read More »

Gemalto, Fingerprint Cards, Precise Biometrics and STMicroelectronics to demonstrate world’s first end-to-end security architecture for fingerprint authentication in wearable and consumer electronics

By | February 22, 2017

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain – February 22 – Gemalto, Fingerprint Cards, Precise Biometrics and STMicroelectronics introduce the first end-to-end security architecture for biometric fingerprint authentication at Mobile World Congress 2016, offering OEMs[1] the opportunity to easily deploy this consumer-friendly feature in the latest generation of wearable and consumer electronics devices. This new proof-of-concept replaces conventional username/password authentication… Read More »

PEARL by OT® eSE Obtains Certification for Mobile Payment Services in China

By | February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 05:43 AM Eastern Standard Time COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announces that the newly released version of its embedded Secure Element, PEARL by OT®, has obtained MTPS Chinese certification for mobile payment services. MTPS is the certification program for all Mobile Financial Services… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Delivers Superior-Performing NFC Technology for Secure Contactless Payments and IoT Applications

By | February 21, 2017

Geneva / 21 Feb 2017 STMicroelectronics has announced availability of its latest-generation NFC devices for contactless payments and data exchange.The new devices include the ST21NFCD NFC controller featuring the market-proven booster technology ST has recently acquired, and two new members in the ST54 System-in-Package (SiP) family that integrate the Company’s latest Secure Element technology.  The ST21NFCD chip features… Read More »

Barclaycard and TMC announce fuel card contract with Centrica

By | February 21, 2017

February 21, 2017 Barclaycard Commercial Payments, in association with TMC, has been awarded a contract by Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, to provide a single fuel card programme for its van and car fleets. The contract was won following a competitive tender process and will run for three years. Under the new contract, Centrica – which… Read More »

HID Global Provides Advanced Software for the Largest Employee Smart Card Deployment in the World

By | February 17, 2017

HID Global helps secure government networks and personnel with state-of-the-art desktop software for identity, credentialing and access management AUSTIN, Texas, February 17, 2017 – Millions of government employees and contractors log onto their computers, access government networks and access buildings securely via the world’s largest deployment of smart cards and usage of desktop authentication software, thanks to HID… Read More »

IDEX Launches Next-Generation ASIC Platform Enabling Contactless Biometric Cards

By | February 17, 2017

Published on 17 February 2017 Oslo, Norway – 16 February 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has completed development of its next generation ASIC for off-chip touch sensors. This proprietary semiconductor device is the foundation for a range of new flagship products and solutions that IDEX will launch during 2017 and… Read More »

SST Announces Qualification of Embedded SuperFlash® on 110 nm CMOS Process

By | February 15, 2017

CHANDLER, Ariz., Feb. 15, 2017 — Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, through its Silicon Storage Technology (SST) subsidiary, announced today qualification and availability of SST’s third-generation embedded SuperFlash® (ESF3) non-volatile memory (NVM) on 110 nm Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (CMOS) platform.   SST’s embedded SuperFlash memory solution offers low power,… Read More »

Com4 delivers a seamless customer experience for connecting industrial devices thanks to Gemalto

By | February 15, 2017

Amsterdam, February 15, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is supplying Com4, a dedicated M2M / IoT operator, with an On-Demand Connectivity solution that will support secure remote SIM provisioning in the fast growing Internet​ of Things (IoT) market. Gemalto’s solution enables Com4 to offer customers seamless out-of-the-box connectivity and over-the-air subscription management for… Read More »

KEOLABS receives EMVCo 2.6a qualification

By | February 2, 2017

KEOLABS EMVCo validation solution has received the EMVCo 2.6a analog qualification.KEOLABS tool for PICC validation includes a combination of hardware and software for testing contactless cards and handsets.In a statement, the firm said using a robot in a test environment allows to optimise the workload of test engineers and technicians by automatizing the most cumbersome repetitive procedures. In… Read More »

StarChip’s Secure IC for Bank Cards Enabled by SST’s SuperFlash® Technology

By | January 31, 2017

CHANDLER, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, through its Silicon Storage Technology (SST) subsidiary, today announced their embedded SuperFlash® technology is enabling secure bank cards through a secure integrated circuit (IC) from StarChip®, a subsidiary of SAFRAN Security & Identity. The IC, SCB136,… Read More »

Inamo the Payments Platform Behind Visa WaveShades – the Latest Innovation in Wearable Ways to Pay

By | January 28, 2017

SYDNEY, 28 January 2017 – Australian start-up Inamo ( is the payments platform behind Visa’s WaveShades, the prototype wearable sunglasses being trialled at St Jerome’s Laneway Festival music events in five Australian cities between 26 January and 5 February.   The sunnies, which are designed by Local Supply, can make contactless payments thanks to a secure payment chip,… Read More »

Giesecke & Devrient to Present Comprehensive identity management Solutions to Ensure Mobile Security in a Connected Society at MWC 2017

By | January 23, 2017

Munich (Germany), January 23, 2017 – G&D will present a comprehensive portfolio of innovative identity management solutions to meet the challenges of securely managing an increasing number of connected digital devices at the Mobile World Congress (MWC, February 27 to March 2, 2017) in Barcelona. As a global leader in mobile security solutions, G&D (hall 7, booth 7A41)… Read More »

Matica introduces world’s first desktop embossing technology with retransfer printing

By | December 20, 2016

Groundbreaking desktop retransfer card printer with embosser: the S3800, will be ready for orders early 2017. Also revealed for finance sector: the S3300, a desktop embosser, available in first half of 2017. Both product previews for debit and credit EMV card issuance prompted significant registered interest.   MUNICH, Germany, 20 December, 2016 – Matica Technologies AG, has accelerated… Read More »

SIMalliance Publishes Guidelines to Enhance Interoperability and Ease Deployment of SIM-Based Mobile Connect Authentication Services

By | December 5, 2016

05 December, 2016 – SIMalliance has published a set of guidelines which will make it easier for mobile network operators (MNOs), service and solution providers to deploy Mobile Connect services which use an authentication application provisioned on the user’s SIM card. Mobile Connect is a global solution, provided by the GSMA, for mobile phone based authentication, authorisation, identity… Read More »