Wonderful colours in ANYpassport specimen will be introduced at ID4Africa in Namibia

By | March 9, 2017

09. March 2017. ANY Security Printing Company PLC is glad to introduce its ANYpassport specimen. The passport booklet is an Electronic Passport that contains a number of high security features available on the market and unique features as well. Further to the high security elements, the applied offset security inks that have been developed by the experts working… Read More »

Smart Card Alliance Becomes Secure Technology Alliance as the Organization Expands Its Mission to Include a Broader View of Security Technologies

By | March 8, 2017

Princeton Junction, N.J., March 8, 2017 – The Smart Card Alliance, known for propelling the adoption of smart card technology as the global standard for payment, identity, access and mobile application security, announced today it is expanding its charter to include a broader range of security and privacy-enhancing technologies. To reflect this expanded mission, the Smart Card Alliance… Read More »

Barclaycard Accelerates Embedding of Contactless Payment Into Any New Watch

By | March 8, 2017

Barclaycard has signed a partnerships with Tappy that will see its bPay contactless payment technology embedded into watches, jewellery and other wearable items. Tappy plays a strategic role in developing a wearable payment ecosystem, that bridges financial technology, banks, card networks and regulators. It has created a complete hardware solution that is simple to build into any watch.… Read More »

Kerv Wearables Launches Contactless Payment Ring at Wearable Technology Show 2017

By | March 8, 2017

KERV WEARABLES, LONDON, HAS TODAY LAUNCHED ITS CONTACTLESS PAYMENT RING, ENABLING THE WEARER TO MAKE A CONTACTLESS PAYMENT ANYWHERE THAT ALLOWS MASTERCARD CONTACTLESS TRANSACTIONS. The launch comes shortly after Mastercard has granted approval for the Kerv ring, as an M/Chip contactless payment device. M/Chip, is Mastercard proprietary technology that meets EMV standards for interoperable, reliable and safe payments… Read More »

Indonesia: The e-KTP Project and SBY Annual Revision

By | March 8, 2017

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The e-KTP (electronic identification card) project was a project initiated during President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono government. Back then, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, also known as SBY, appointed Gamawan Fauzi as the Interior Affairs Minister. The purpose of the e-KTP project was to provide a single identity system to prevent the use of false identity in criminal… Read More »

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson

By | March 7, 2017

Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson speaks to FindBiometrics at MWC 2017 about the recent Delta ID acquisition and what’s next for FPC. Last week at Mobile World Congress 2017, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill met with Christian Fredrikson, CEO, Fingerprint Cards, for an interview. MWC 2017 served as a massive stage for fingerprint biometrics innovation, and FPC was a major… Read More »

OPTAGLIO Wins New Deals

By | March 7, 2017

OPTAGLIO has announced several new contracts for its anti-counterfeiting product, OPTAGLIO OVImage. According to the company, OPTAGLIO OVImage protects against counterfeiting and enables users to identify a particular document, even if it has been tampered with. OPTAGLIO says: “Security holograms are generally accepted as the strongest available anti-counterfeit protection measure. Imitation of advanced security holograms is impossible or… Read More »

CardLogix Introduces M.O.S.T. Card® C9 Series

By | March 7, 2017

Irvine, CA – March 7, 2017 – CardLogix Corporation, leading smart card manufacturer and software developer, announced today the newest addition to its flagship M.O.S.T. Card® C Series—M.O.S.T. Card C9. The M.O.S.T. Card C9 dual-interface microprocessor smart card is built on a single, CC EAL5+ certified silicon, computer chip that communicates to both contact and contactless readers to… Read More »

PostalVision 2020 to Host its 7th Annual Event

By | March 7, 2017

The PostalVision 2020 Initiative is hosting its seventh annual event this month where experts and executives will discuss postal issues. The event takes place on March 21-22, 2017, outside of Washington DC, here’s the company’s description of the event. Feeling the force of change? Doesn’t it seem like nearly everything is changing in this new millennium? From climate,… Read More »

A London Startup Building a Contactless Bitcoin Card has Raised £2.5 Million

By | March 6, 2017

LONDON — Bitcoin debit card provider Wirex has raised £2.45 ($3 million) to launch a contactless card that lets you spend the cryptocurrency. London-based Wirex has raised the money from Japanese financial services group SBI Holdings’s £215 million ($265 million) fintech venture capital fund, one of the world’s largest. Wirex, founded in 2014, offers cards that look and… Read More »

Magicard Signs up New Regional Sales Manager for Eastern Europe

By | March 6, 2017

Based in Latvia and with an extensive background in the payment card and banking industry, Sandis Puzulis has joined the Magicard global sales t eam with responsibility for Eastern Europe, including all the former Soviet Republics and the Baltic states. Sandis has extensive sales experience in IT, software, financial issuance and secure ID across Russia, CIS and Eastern… Read More »

OT Delivers a Full eSIM Solution for Windows 10 to Revolutionize Laptop and Notebook Connectivity

By | March 6, 2017

OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announced the availability of a full GSMA Consumer Phase 2 eSIM (embedded SIM) solution validated for Microsoft Windows 10. This solution is set to transform connectivity usage to the great advantage of laptop and notebook computer users, offering them wider coverage and… Read More »

OMA Emirates’ centralized card issuance solution to enable efficient and flexible services for QIIB

By | March 6, 2017

OMA Emirates Group, a provider of cutting edge technology for the payment industry has been contracted to provide a high-end in-house centralized card issuance solution to QIIB, a leading bank in Qatar. The deployment will entail a state-of-the-art EMV chip card issuance system with top of the range hardware and supported with the OMA Emirates’ suite of software… Read More »

Identifying Some 27 Million Ghanaians Biometrically

By | March 6, 2017

From Lawra to Aflao, Half Assini to Bawku, all over Ghana people will queue for an identity. Every person, regardless of age, gender, socio-economic status will document his or her personal details including name, date of birth, and contact information into a single database. You will scan your fingertips and take a picture. This picture will be synced… Read More »

Optaglio – Interest in “Document´s Fingerprint” is Growing

By | March 6, 2017

OPTAGLIO today announced several new negotiated contracts on its new product, OPTAGLIO OVImage which fully protects against counterfeiting and also enables to identify a particular document. The document can be identified even if it has been tampered.  Security holograms are generally accepted as the strongest available anti-counterfeit protection measure. Imitation of advanced security holograms is impossible or close… Read More »

India – Press Release: Personal Data of Individuals Held by UIDAI is Fully Safe and Secure

By | March 5, 2017

 Press Statement 05.03.2017 During the last few days, some news items and articles have appeared in various print and social media alleging breach of Aadhaar data, misuse of biometrics, breach of privacy, and creation of parallel databases etc. The UIDAI has carefully gone into these reports and would like to emphasise that there has been no breach to… Read More »

Kenya – IEBC to start register clean-up amid integrity queries

By | March 5, 2017

The integrity of the voter register has continued to face questions ahead of the August election even as the electoral commission seeks to start cleaning it up. However, it is a task that has a long history of controversy and this time may not be different. In January, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) admitted that 78,000… Read More »

Indonesia – E-KTP Case Goes to Trial

By | March 5, 2017

The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is set to reveal details behind alleged irregularities in the first court hearing in the electronic identity card (e-KTP) graft case on March 9 at the Jakarta Corruption Court. “We will deliver the facts that indicate irregularities in the e-KTP case, starting from budgeting procedure up to the alleged flow of funds to… Read More »

No One Can Forgery in Electronic National ID Cards Process: Baher

By | March 5, 2017

After Adjustment of the 6th Article of the Population Registration Act and adding of word “ Afghan” now Chief of the Identity and Digitalization of  Electronic National ID Cards Zemaray Baher said no one can forgery in Electronic National ID card process . Chief of the Identity and Digitalization of Electronic National ID Cards Zemaray Baher said, “There… Read More »

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 »