New iPhones The First To Support Esim And T-mobile The Czech Republic’s First Operator To Be Ready For This Technology

By | September 25, 2018

Prague, 25 September 2018 – T-Mobile will offer the new iPhone XS and XS Max models from Saturday, 29 September; the XR model will expand T-Mobile’s offer less than a month later, on 26 October. Major new features of the three models include support for an integrated eSIM. T-Mobile is the first operator on the Czech market to… Read More »

Veridos builds high-tech ID factory with Iraqi government

By | September 25, 2018

Berlin/Baghdad, September 25, 2018 – Together with the Iraqi Ministry of Interior, world-leading identity solutions provider Veridos is building a new identity document factory in the Republic of Iraq. The production site will be located in the capital, Baghdad, and enables the country to independently produce its own electronic ID cards and passports on site. Veridos will also… Read More »

Magicard Ltd launches range-topping retransfer ID card printer

By | September 25, 2018

Essen, Germany, September 25th 2018: This morning at the Security Essen show in Germany, Magicard has launched Ultima, its range-topping retransfer card printer which completes the Magicard portfolio of products and adds a top-end end solution to its market-leading range of direct to card printers. Ultima is the only retransfer printer which gives users the facility to print… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Enters the Dow Jones World and Europe Sustainability Indices

By | September 24, 2018

Geneva, September 24, 2018- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced today that it has joined the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World and Europe. The DJSI Europe and World indices, jointly calculated by the Standard & Poor’s Dow Jones[1] Indices andRobecoSAM[2], reward the most responsible companies in the world. STMicroelectronics, with a total… Read More »

Heidelberg organizes top management for digital future

By | September 21, 2018

Sonja Mechling takes over as Chief Marketing Officer and becomes Managing Director of the Heidelberg Digital Unit As CIO, Dr. Stefan Heizmann is the new head of IT Robert Franz is leading global sales in the Sales Operations unit As it pursues its digital transformation, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is also making organizational changes. As of October this… Read More »

Hengbao and IDEX Biometrics partner to introduce biometric smart cards in South East Asia

By | September 21, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 21 September 2018: Hengbao, one of the biggest card companies based in China, covering the banking, telecoms and security sectors, has announced a partnership with IDEX Biometrics (IDEX ASA), the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions. The two companies have partnered to introduce contact based biometric smart cards across the Asian market, with future… Read More »

NXP Semiconductors Announces US$1 Billion Bridge Financing

By | September 20, 2018

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that on September 19, 2018 (the “Closing Date”) its subsidiaries NXP B.V and NXP Funding LLC (the “Borrowers”), the lenders party thereto and Barclays Bank Plc, as administrative agent, entered into a US$1,000,000,000 senior unsecured bridge term credit facility agreement (the “Bridge Term Credit Agreement”).  On the Closing Date, an aggregate principal amount… Read More »

ISRA launches ISBIO LIVE: beyond plastics!

By | September 20, 2018

ISRA maintains its lead and reaffirms its commitment to respecting the environment by launching ISBIO Live, the first contactless card that significantly reduces the use of plastic; a real innovation in the respect of the environment. It won over a great number of customers who used it in particular for their loyalty cards. ISRA therefore produced more than 6 million. Today the ISBIO card is available in its “Live” version which… Read More »

SmartMetric To Release World First Combined Cyber Security And Access ID Biometric Card

By | September 20, 2018

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME) – SmartMetric is on-track to complete production of its world first dual purpose cyber-security and access ID biometric card at the end of September. The new dual purpose security card is based on the advanced super micro electronic parts and circuitry developed by SmartMetric for its range… Read More »

EMVCo Adds Fourteen New Associates from Across Industries to Accelerate Payment Technology Innovation

By | September 19, 2018

19 September 2018 – Global technical body EMVCo has welcomed fourteen new organisations to its Associates Programme to increase cross-industry collaboration in the development of EMV® Specifications. The newest Associates have joined since December 2017. Joining as Technical Associates, Everi, Netcetera, Tencent and Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions can provide input to, and receive feedback on, detailed technical and operational… Read More »

IDMERIT Provides Verification for India’s Government Identity Documents

By | September 19, 2018

  SAN DIEGO – September 19, 2018 – IDMERIT, a leading provider of global identity verification solutions, announced today that they can now verify most of India’s government identity documents using IDMvalidate, an app that provides next-generation consumer identity authentication and verification of government issued identity documents.   With over 1.3 billion people, India has struggled with implementing a unified identity… Read More »

New SIMalliance Specification Supports Consistent Remote SIM Provisioning for Consumer and M2M deployments

By | September 19, 2018

19 September, 2018 – SIMalliance, the non-profit association which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM industry, has released version 2.2 of its eUICC Profile Package: Interoperable Format Technical Specification. This is the specification that standardises the format used for remote loading of subscriptions across deployed machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer devices. It describes a common coding process for subscription data to… Read More »

Vodafone Qatar to pioneer eSIM technology in the region

By | September 19, 2018

Doha, 19 September 2018: Vodafone Qatar will pioneer the adoption of eSIM on Friday 28 September 2018, becoming one of the first operators in the region to provide this technology. Vodafone Qatar is working closely with Apple and other vendors to activate this new technology in the very near future. An eSIM is an electronic SIM-Card embedded inside a… Read More »

15 Ways You Could Be The Next Victim Of Cybercrime

By | September 18, 2018

Cybercriminals are adopting creative new techniques to target their victims at an unprecedented pace and are constantly seeking methods to avoid law enforcement detection. To stay ahead of them, law enforcement should target cybercriminals offering “off-the-shelf” cyber-attack services or products to make it more difficult for low-level cybercriminals to carry out high-level attacks. Europol’s fifth annual Internet Organised… Read More »

IDEX Biometrics announces landmark world’s first order of biometric fingerprint sensors for payment cards

By | September 17, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 17 September 2018: IDEX Biometrics (IDEX ASA) the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, has achieved a world-first with the receipt of a production order of biometric fingerprint sensors for payment cards. IDEX Biometrics expects to start shipping against the order in the third quarter of 2018 and expects additional orders to follow.… Read More »

Discover® Test Suite developed by Galitt is selected by ICTK

By | September 17, 2018

Bureau Veritas ICTK (ICTK Co., Ltd.), the global testing service & security solution provider, has selected a Galitt Terminal Test Suite: the contactless D-PAS Terminal Test Suite qualified by Discover® Global Network.   The laboratory ICTK has selected a Test Suite developed by Galitt: the contactless D-PAS Terminal Test Suite qualified by Discover® Global Network. These ready-to-use Test… Read More »

Germany and Sweden take action against cyber fraud gang

By | September 14, 2018

With the support of Europol and Frontex, two suspects were arrested on 12 September in a series of coordinated raids across Germany and Sweden in an investigation targeting a Syrian organised crime group suspected of cyber fraud. House searches were carried out in Aachen, Dortmund and Essen (Germany), and in Nörrköping, Malmö and Helsingborg (Sweden), where police recovered some… Read More »

Calls for September 16 as International Identity Day Gains Momentum

By | September 13, 2018

New York, New York, USA: The international coalition calling for the recognition of September 16 as International Identity Day in tribute to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.9 – legal identity for all – has picked up momentum this week. To date, 40 of the world’s leading development agencies, government institutions and public interest organizations have officially joined forces… Read More »

C Spire Launches eSIM Management Technology with G+D Mobile Security

By | September 13, 2018

DULLES, Va., Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — G+D Mobile Security, the market leader in eSIM management, is providing C Spire with eSIM management solutions to their customers. C Spire is an advanced technology company that delivers customer-inspired, nationwide wireless network services, business solutions, and 1-Gbps Fiber to the Home and related services (Internet/HDTV/VoIP). With eSIM enabled devices, C Spire customers will be… Read More »

Thomas Le Ouedec appointed as Chief Technology Officer at MeReal Biometrics for the roll-out of its patented fingerprint card

By | September 11, 2018

Tuesday 11th September, 2018 (Hong Kong) – Hong Kong’s advanced security technology company MeReal Biometrics Ltd announces the appointment of Thomas Le Ouedec as Chief Technology Officer to head innovation and technological advancement and implementation globally. The patented biometric card that requires a fingerprint to activate the payment and access technology inside it, is in production. Thomas’s role… Read More »