Evolis Launches Edikio

By | March 5, 2017

volis, the worldwide leader in plastic card personalization solutions, has developed three new all-in-one solutions for price labeling on plastic cards that meet the diverse needs of small, independent food retailers up to large retail outlets. No more hassles of illegible and unattractive labeling! With these office solutions for the design and printing of price tags, the retailer… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Announces Filing of its 2016 Annual Report Form 20-F

By | March 3, 2017

Geneva, March 3, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced that it has filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2016 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 3, 2017. The Company’s Form 20-F and complete audited… Read More »

Thailand – Don says e-passport stock won’t run out

By | March 3, 2017

Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai on Friday reaffirmed that the e-passport issuance service will continue as usual despite earlier reports the ministry was set to run out of passports. Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai on Friday reaffirmed that the e-passport issuance service will continue as usual despite earlier reports the ministry was set to run out of passports. “We have… Read More »

Details: Singapore’s new digital identity scheme

By | March 3, 2017

The Singapore Government is looking at three key features for its new digital identity system, Minister in charge of Smart Nation, Vivian Balakrishnan has revealed. “I have asked the team to look at three features in the short term,” he said in Parliament yesterday. “One, to include biometric elements; two, to enable encryption; and three, to have open… Read More »

Gemalto Full Year 2016 Results

By | March 3, 2017

Full year revenue of €3.13 billion with an acceleration in fourth quarter revenue growth Platforms & Services revenue exceeded €1 billion, a year ahead of the current multi-year development plan Company gross margin increased by +155 basis points, to 40.5% Profit from operations grew to €453 million with strong free cash flow of €318 million, leading to net… Read More »

UK – First UK ePassport Gates opened in Paris

By | March 3, 2017

The British Ambassador to France, Lord Llewellyn and the Director-General of Border Force, Sir Charles Montgomery opened the UK’s first overseas ePassport Gates on 2 March 201. In a ceremony at the UK’s border control at Paris Gare du Nord, the Ambassador hailed the positive changes the gates would bring to passengers. ePassport Gates use the latest technology… Read More »

IDEX and Card Tech extend partnership to deliver a biometric card module

By | March 2, 2017

March 2, 2017 –  IDEX and Card Tech have extended their partnership to collaborate with a top-tier card integrator to deliver a biometric card module solution using IDEX’s flexible, ISO compliant off-chip fingerprint sensor and Card Tech’s electronic system expertise and patented technology for secure biometric card products. The program targets mass deployable smartcard programs in the government ID… Read More »

GSMA Congratulates Winners Of The 2017 Global Mobile Awards

By | March 2, 2017

Barcelona: The GSMA today congratulates all winners of the 2017 Glomo Awards. Glomo Award hosts, TV presenters Suzi Perry and Ortis Deley, announced the awards during a series of ceremonies and Mobile World Live TV presentations throughout the week at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.  “Our congratulations to all of the winners and nominees of the… Read More »

Record-Breaking Year For GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS As 108,000 Attend Industry’S Premier Evens

By | March 2, 2017

Mobile World Congress 2017 Sees 7 Per Cent Increase in Visitors Barcelona: The 2017 edition of Mobile World Congress attracted a record 108,000 visitors*, an increase of 7 per cent over the previous year, the GSMA reported today as the show came to a close. Visitors from 208 countries and territories worldwide attended this year’s event, held at… Read More »

Thailand – Foreign Ministry reassures on issuance of e-passports as deadline looms

By | March 2, 2017

March 02, 2017 THE ISSUANCE of e-passports for Thai citizens will continue as usual, the Foreign Ministry said yesterday after reports that passports would be unavailable within three days after the contract with a consortium of outsourcing companies expires. Two years ago, the ministry signed a contract with the outsourcing companies to issue passports, stipulating that the company… Read More »

The impact of Java Card technology yesterday and tomorrow: Safran Identity & Security celebrates 20 years with the Java Card Forum

By | March 2, 2017

March 02, 2017 As a long-standing member, Safran Identity & Security takes part in the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Java Card Forum, an industry organization dedicated to promoting and developing interoperable Java Card technology products. Until today, 20 billion Java Cards have been sold, and Java is the most common IT platform worldwide. “Over the… Read More »

Consumers Voice Preferences, Wishes in Ways Technology Power Payments

By | March 1, 2017

Fifth Annual Mastercard Digital Payments Study Highlights Social Media Trends Around Digital Wallets, Artificial Intelligence and More SINGAPORE – March 1, 2017 – Digital wallets continued to gain prominence in smartphones and laptops worldwide and dominated the discussion of new ways to pay, with the topic now topping 83 percent of Asia Pacific conversations and 75 percent of… Read More »

COMPRION eUICC Profile Manager Supporting Phase Two of GSMA Specifications for Consumer Devices

By | March 1, 2017

March 01, 2017 COMPRION’s modular tool for efficient eUICC life-cycle management now supports phase 2 of the GSMA specifications for consumer devices. Phase 2 of SGP.21 and SGP.22 will be the new basis for worldwide interoperability of Remote SIM Provisioning for consumer devices. The eUICC Profile Manager for phase 2 will be introduced at the Mobile World Congress… Read More »

CPI Card Group Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results

By | March 1, 2017

March 01, 2017 Download this Press Release Q4 Net Sales of $67.4 million, Full Year 2016 Net Sales of $308.7 million Full Year Net Income from Continuing Operations of $5.4 million, or $0.10 per share Full Year Adjusted Net Income of $15.7 million, or $0.28 per share Full Year Cash Flow from Operations of $60.0 million Full Year… Read More »

MoreRFID Is Recruiting Plastic Smart card Distributors for its Growing Global Market

By | March 1, 2017

(MENAFN Editorial) Online PR News 08-February-2017 Xiamen MoreRFID Technologies Ltd., the leading manufacturer and supplier of RFID & NFC smart cards, is recruiting distributors across the globe. This recruitment process shall begin from February, 06 2017 and it will continue for the next six months. MoreRFID aims to create a long-term relationship with its smart card distributors where… Read More »

Universal Smart Cards – Introducing Our New Director Of Operations & Technical Affairs

By | March 1, 2017

Kevin Loveman, based at our Technical Centre in Hampshire, has been promoted to Director of Operations & Technical Affairs at a very exciting time, as the firm launches its US operation. Having worked at Universal Smart Cards for 5 years as a Technical Manager, Kevin has been involved in the delivery of millions of smart technology cards for… Read More »

G&D Integrates with Otono to Reduce Cost and Accelerate Installations of eSIM Management Solutions

By | March 1, 2017

G&D integrates with Otono to reduce cost and accelerate installations of eSIM management solutions MUNICH, GERMANY (March 1st, 2017) – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is teaming up with Otono Networks to simplify and drastically reduce the cost of deployment of eSIM solutions for carriers around the world. The partners have now combined the G&D eSIM Management platform and… Read More »

Israel – Knesset approves making biometric ID cards mandatory

By | February 28, 2017

Final version of law will obligate citizens to put facial recognition information in national database, but not necessarily fingerprints The Knesset on Monday passed a controversial law that will obligate all Israeli citizens to obtain biometric ID cards, with their personal information being stored in a national database. Proponents of the law say it is necessary to prevent… Read More »