OT Confirms Its Leadership in eSIM with the World’s First GSMA Security Accreditation in the Consumer Space

By | February 24, 2017

February 24, 2017 05:07 AM Eastern Standard Time COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, has successfully achieved the GSMA Security Accreditation Scheme certification (SAS-SM) for its eSIM subscription management solution for consumer devices at its European data center. OT thus becomes the first player worldwide to obtain… Read More »

Barclaycard signs new bPay partnerships to embed contactless payment technology in watches and jewellery

By | February 24, 2017

February 24, 2018 Barclaycard has agreed two new partnerships that will see its bPay payment technology embedded into high street jewellery and watch brands, expanding the range of wearable devices that can be used to make contactless transactions in the UK. The agreements are designed to complement bPay’s proprietary range – which comprises a wristband, fob, sticker and… Read More »

New German Passport to Boast Enhanced Security Features

By | February 23, 2017

February 23, 2017 Germany’s Interior Ministry has released details of a new passport to be released on 1 March. A statement by the ministry on 23 February noted that the new safety features included in the travel document will “secure the high international reputation of the German passport”. Speaking at presentation of the new passport, German Minister of the Interior,… Read More »

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 »

Alaskan Tribe Upgrades for More Secure ID Control

By | February 23, 2017

February 23, 2017 The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (CCTHITA) is a federally recognised tribe and they were looking to upgrade their ID card system to meet their new requirements and to make the system more secure.  With over 30,000 enrolled tribal citizens eligible to receive a citizenship identification (ID) card the… Read More »

OT and Telenor Group Partner to be Ahead of the SIM DIigitalization Era

By | February 23, 2017

February 23, 2017 OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announces that OT has been selected by Telenor Group, one of the largest mobile telecommunication companies, to launch OT’s subscription management technology for eUICC for both consumer and M2M markets. This partnership is a new step in the acceleration of… Read More »

IDEX ASA – Fourth Quarter and Preliminary Year-End 2016 Results

By | February 23, 2017

February 23, 2017 2016 marked the definitive commercial breakthrough for IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets. The company recorded revenues of NOK 38.6 million in 2016, up from NOK 0.3 million in 2015. In the fourth quarter of 2016, the revenues amounted to NOK 12.5 million, up from 0.2 million in the corresponding… 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 »

Liberia – House Reviews Launch Of National ID Card System

By | February 22, 2017

The House of Representatives is reviewing the option to allot funds for the production and release of national identification (ID) cards for all Liberians. The House’s Committees on State Enterprise, Judiciary and Ways, Means, Finance and Development Planning have been tasked with seeking expert opinion and to advice Plenary in two weeks (Tuesday, March 7). The Joint Committee… 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 »

Infineon joins GSMA: security and broadband expertise for mobile industry

By | February 22, 2017

Feb 22, 2017 | Business & Financial Press Munich, Germany – February 22, 2017 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has joined the GSMA, the association of the mobile industry to actively shape mobile communications of tomorrow. The GSMA unites nearly 800 mobile network operators worldwide with almost 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem.… Read More »

Oberthur Technologies’s testimony on its partnership with Evolis

By | February 22, 2017

Oberthur Technologies’s testimony on its partnership with Evolis and a successful banking project in Europe. Oberthur Technologies is an industry leader in centralized card issuance. Therefore the move in its product offering to instant card issuance was a natural evolution for OT to get the card to the consumer in an immediate way. In this video Oberthur explains… Read More »

Jamaica – Establishment of national identification agency to commence 2017/18

By | February 21, 2017

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Establishment of the Jamaica National Identification Agency (JNIA) is to commence in the 2017/18 fiscal year. This is one of the activities to be undertaken as the Government moves to develop a National Identification System (NIDS) that supports secure, reliable and robust verification and authentication of citizens and persons normally resident in Jamaica. A… 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 »

Johan Wilsby leaves his position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Fingerprint Cards

By | February 21, 2017

Press release February 21, 2017 Johan Wilsby leaves his position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Fingerprint Cards Johan Wilsby leaves, on his own initiative, his position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a new assignment at another employer. “Fingerprint Cards is a dynamic and rapidly growing company where Johan is a business-driven and highly appreciated co-worker. Johan… Read More »