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Smart Cards Using NEXT Biometrics Fingerprint Sensors Now Shipping From Tactilis to Key Customers

By | August 14, 2018

OSLO, Norway, Aug 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology and Tactilis Pte. Limited, a Singapore-based trusted partner in authentication and ID management services, today announced Tactilis has begun first volume shipments of biometric smart card products incorporating NEXT’s unique fingerprint sensor technology. An initial run of 25,000 smart cards has been… 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 »

The Connected Wallet Card Receives More GLOMO Award Nominations Than Any Other Product Due to Technology’s Disruptive Potential

By | February 26, 2018

BARCELONA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(Mobile World Congress) – Dynamics, Inc., today unveiled enhanced functionality for its award-winning, connected Wallet Card™ that allows two-way communications between banks and consumers using the card’s telecommunications connection. Previously, a Wallet Card consumer could only receive information from a bank. Today, Wallet Cards can be enabled to also receive information from a consumer. The ability for consumers to… Read More »

Exclusive Interview to Mr. Dong Su Kim, CEO of KSID

By | February 2, 2018

I had the opportunity to interview Mr. Dong Su Kim, CEO of the Korean Fingerprint Smart Cards developer Korea Smart ID, better known in the market as KSID. Q: Good morning Mr. Dong Su Kim and thanks for accepting my invitation to have an interview. Let’s start with few info on the company. Can you give us some… Read More »

Namibia Switches to Electronic Passports

By | January 7, 2018

Namibia has ceased the issuing of machine-readable passports and will start issuing biometric or electronic passports as from Monday, 8 January 2018. This was announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration’s director for immigration and border control, Nehemia Nghishekwa, on Friday at a media briefing in Windhoek. Nghishekwa explained that electronic passports are highly secure travel… Read More »

Dynamics Inc., Visa, Mastercard, JCB, Telecommunication Companies, and International Banks to Unveil New Payment Technology at CES

By | January 5, 2018

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dynamics Inc. today announced it will unveil a new, disruptive payment technology at CES 2018 in conjunction with Visa, Mastercard, JCB, major global telecommunications companies and international banks. Dynamics Inc. will be hosting a news conference on Sunday, January 7, at 2:00 p.m. PT at CES (Banyan Room A, Mandalay Bay) to showcase the new technology. Media… Read More »

Afghanistan – MPs continue to differ over much-awaited census law

By | January 3, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday continued to differ over the decision of a joint parliamentary commission on the population census law. Some lower house members called the decision as ‘legal’ while others demanded further debate on the amendment of Article six of the controversial law. The process of issuing the much-awaited computerized National Identity Cards (e-NICs) was expected to… Read More »

UnionPay expands beyond China

By | November 13, 2017

 UNIONPAY International expects to soon launch an open-platform wallet function as a means to help its partners outside of China to build their wallet application, as consumers are increasingly going mobile. This comes as the world’s largest bank card group is pushing ahead with its global expansion, following along with its Chinese clients as they head for overseas… Read More »

Dubai Municipality Officially Endorses The 10th Cyber Defence Summit

By | September 5, 2017

Innovation and technology have become key enablers of economic growth for any nation in today’s world. The United Arab Emirates knows this very well and is at the forefront of innovation. Particularly, powered by digital transformation, Dubai is well positioned to be the smartest, safest and happiest city in the world. However, with the sudden rise in cyber… Read More »

OneAssist raises USD 18 million in Series C funding

By | June 23, 2017

OneAssist Consumer Solutions, a company that provides users insurance against credit card, smartphone and wallet thefts, raised USD 18 million in series C funding led by existing investors Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners and New York-based insurance provider Assurant. This round also saw the entry of a new investor, Moonstone Investments. “Our vision for OneAssist is to build… Read More »