Category Archives: Products

Square Stand’s contactless commerce now available Australia-wide

By | October 3, 2017

It’s hip to be Square as the company expands its local presence, introduces “more products and services” and rolls out Square Stand availability across Australia via online and Officeworks. Proudly boasting of 18 months of “strong local growth”, payments and business-growth company Square says it “continues to expand its presence in the local market, introducing more products and services to… Read More »

Fico to release new CNP fraud fighting modules

By | October 3, 2017

Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO today announced that its new Falcon consortium models for payment card fraud detection include machine learning innovations that improve card-not-present (CNP) fraud detection by 30% without increasing the false positive rate, a standard metric for fraud model performance. These new Falcon consortium models for both credit and debit cards will be available… Read More »

Over 20 million merchants outside the Chinese Mainland take UnionPay service as a must-have

By | October 1, 2017

SHANGHAI, Oct. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — According to China’s National Tourism Administration, China’s outbound tourism reaches its peak during this National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival, with the USA, Canada, Australia, France and Egypt being the preferred long-distance destinations. It’s reported that more than 21 million merchants and 1.5 million ATMs outside the Chinese Mainland accept UnionPay cards.  To welcome Chinese tourists, merchants are taking the acceptance of UnionPay as a significant… Read More »

Fingerprints™ new unique sensor in CardLab cards

By | September 29, 2017

The increasing card fraud and fear of identity theft has given CardLab ApS. an increasing demand for biometric card solutions from banks and public authorities and CardLab is now pleased to announce that we will be using Fingerprints™ latest T-Shape™ module in our biometric card reference design. CardLab was in February 2017 granted support from the EU Commission… Read More »

ITW Security’s Unichroma Ribbon & Matica’s S7000 Card Personalisation Platform Deliver Full Colour Personalisation For Polycarbonate Cards

By | September 28, 2017

ITW Security Division has developed the latest generation of Unichroma™ dye diffusion thermal transfer (D2T2) ribbons for Matica Technologies’ S7000 high volume card issuance platform, enabling it to deliver full colour image printing across the latest polycarbonate and hybrid card substrates. The Matica S7000 is the ultimate in a-la-carte central issuance systems and can be configured to perfectly… Read More »

IDEX expands customer engagements in the biometric smart card market

By | September 28, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 28 September 2017 – IDEX, a leading provider of fingerprint solutions for mass markets, today announced the sampling of its smart card sensors with several new card integrators in Asia Pacific for access control and government ID applications. “Deployment of biometric authentication solutions for smart cards is accelerating globally, and we are receiving strong interest for our sensors from… Read More »

Telstra launches eSIM service for wearables

By | September 26, 2017

Telstra has introduced its ‘One Number’ service designed to connect wearable devices directly to the operator’s mobile network, also extending Telstra customers’ smartphone mobile number to the device. This new embedded SIM card means Telstra customers will soon be able to make and receive phone calls, and check and send text messages, from their compatible wearable device without… Read More »

HID Global Unveils the World’s First Cloud-Based Personalization and Issuance Solution for Cards and Credentials

By | September 26, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas, September 26, 2017 — HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today introduced HID FARGO® Connect™, the industry’s first cloud-based solution that simplifies and streamlines the issuance of ID cards and credentials.  HID FARGO Connect creates a new approach for ID issuance that replaces the old paradigm of standalone printers tied to a dedicated PC workstation. … Read More »

BluStor’s Breakthrough Technology Prevents Identity Theft and Protects Data

By | September 25, 2017

The new Identity™ card, recently launched by BluStor, takes aim at preventing identity theft before it happens to you or your business. Repetitive, weak or stolen passwords account for over 80% of all identity theft and data breaches in today’s world.  The Identity™ solution tackles that problem head-on by generating strong passwords for every online application that you and your family access… Read More »

CB Bank launches contactless system with Visa, Master

By | September 25, 2017

INTERNATIONAL payment service providers Visa and Master have launched a contactless payment system in collaboration with CB Bank. It aims to substitute the current cash payment system in Myanmar, U Zayar Aung, head of cards at CB Bank told The Myanmar Times. The service will allow users to make payments by just touching their debit cards and credit cards… Read More »

FIME to deliver Cartes Bancaires personalization services

By | September 25, 2017

Qualified test tool and accredited certification services accelerate the launch of EMV chip cards. FIME’s personalization validation tool (PVT) has been qualified against the latest Cartes Bancaires (GIE-CB) PVT requirements. In parallel, its French laboratory has been accredited by Paycert to perform the corresponding certification services (Contrôle de la Personnalisation des Cartes). Issuers, card manufacturers and personalization bureaus… Read More »

Precise BioMatch™ Embedded deployed in world’s first contactless payment card from AirPlus international

By | September 22, 2017

Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in smart cards, Precise BioMatch Embedded, has been integrated in the world’s first dual interface payment card from AirPlus. AirPlus recently announced the world’s first successful use of a contactless biometric payment card. The integration in the payment card come as a result of the cooperation with Fingerprint Cards (FPC) who… Read More »

OT-Morpho launches with CMBC the first payment card featuring MOTION CODE dynamic CVV2 in China

By | September 21, 2017

High-tech powered card with dynamic security code (CVV2) that changes automatically every hour, displayed on embedded mini-screen A solution with no impact on cardholder journey for safer online transactions: if stolen, this dynamic data becomes rapidly unusable CMBC is the first bank to launch MOTION CODETM in Asia, featured on their new high-end VISA Signature card A CMBC… Read More »

Fingerprints(TM) takes next step toward high volume production of its smart card sensors – launches new module design T-Shape(TM)

By | September 21, 2017

September 21, 2017 Fingerprints(TM) takes next step toward high volume production of its smart card sensors – launches new module design T-Shape(TM) World-leading biometrics company Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints(TM)) is launching a new module design, called the “T-Shape(TM)”. Fingerprints previously announced the launch of its FPC1300 series, a line of ultra-thin fingerprint touch sensors designed specifically to be integrated… Read More »

PayAnywhere Offering Free Bluetooth EMV Credit Card Readers

By | September 19, 2017

TROY, Mich., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — PayAnywhere, the mobile point-of-sale solution dedicated to providing merchants with the tools needed for real business success, announced today that it will offer its brand new PayAnywhere 2-in-1 Bluetooth® Credit Card Reader for free. The reader is available for free to all new PayAnywhere merchants. “We know the importance of making sure our merchants have… Read More »

Synopsys’ New ARC Secure IP Subsystem Addresses Security Threats in Embedded SIM and Other High-Value Embedded Applications

By | September 19, 2017

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Highlights:   Pre-verified DesignWare ARC Secure IP Subsystem provides a trusted hardware and software SoC environment that protects against malicious attacks targeting mobile, IoT and automotive applications Integrated, ultra-low power ARC SEM Security Processor with SecureShield technology protects against side-channel attacks, theft of trade secrets and data breaches Hardware cryptography options accelerate… Read More »

CPI Card Group White Paper Provides Three Key Ingredients for a Successful Metal Card Program

By | September 17, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CPI Card Group (Nasdaq: PMTS, TSX: PMTS) (“CPI” or the “Company”), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today released “Built to Shine: 3 Ingredients for a Differentiated Metal Card Program,” a white paper examining the rising popularity of metal cards in consumer markets and presenting key areas of focus for financial institutions… Read More »

NXP Launches New Java Card-based Operating System to Expand Multi-Application Services in the Secure Identification Market

By | September 14, 2017

Next generation Java Card OS (JCOP) provides higher security and more flexibility for developing and integrating convergence solutions covering identity and payment on smart cards News Highlights: Advanced Java Card™ Platform (JCOP3) builds upon NXP’s 15 years of leadership and expertise in secure Java Card operating system technology that supports the convergence of eGovernment, payment and mobility applications… Read More »

CPI Card Group White Paper Provides Three Key Ingredients for a Successful Metal Card Program

By | September 14, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CPI Card Group (Nasdaq: PMTS, TSX: PMTS) (“CPI” or the “Company”), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today released “Built to Shine: 3 Ingredients for a Differentiated Metal Card Program,” a white paper examining the rising popularity of metal cards in consumer markets and presenting key areas of focus for financial institutions… Read More »

HARMAN, IBM, G+D Mobile Security and Irdeto to Demonstrate Multi-Vendor Automotive Cybersecurity System at IAA New Mobility World

By | September 13, 2017

HARMAN, IBM, G+D Mobile Security and Irdeto to Demonstrate Multi-Vendor Automotive Cybersecurity System at IAA New Mobility World FRANKFURT, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 – HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today announced its collaboration with IBM, G+D Mobile Security and Irdeto, to present a multi-vendor… Read More »