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 »

HID Global Partners with Infineon Technologies (IFX) to Enhance Card Flexibility for e-ID/Smart Card Manufacturers

By | February 21, 2017

News Highlights: Partnership with Infineon Technologies AG to incorporate secure microcontroller chips in new HID Global ultra-thin Polycarbonate (PC) ePrelaminate inlay solution. Ultra-thin PC ePrelaminate inlay is ideal for electronic ID (e-ID) cards and is more than 30 percent thinner than other alternatives, freeing space for added security features. Leverages patented HID DBond™ (Direct Bonding) technology for added… Read More »

Evolis Reorganizes its Activity on the American Continent

By | February 21, 2017

Angers, February 21, 2017 – Evolis, the global leader in personalization systems for plastic cards, announces the reorganization of its US subsidiary with the appointment of a new head of sales and marketing for North America. To accompany its growth ambition and expand its presence throughout the Americas, Evolis is reorganizing its US operations and will be opening a new office in the… Read More »

Barclaycard and TMC announce fuel card contract with Centrica

By | February 21, 2017

February 21, 2017 Barclaycard Commercial Payments, in association with TMC, has been awarded a contract by Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, to provide a single fuel card programme for its van and car fleets. The contract was won following a competitive tender process and will run for three years. Under the new contract, Centrica – which… Read More »

Gemalto and Microsoft join forces to provide seamless connectivity for Windows 10 devices

By | February 21, 2017

Amsterdam, February 21, 2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is presenting the newest release of its On Demand Connectivity and eSIM technology for Windows 10 devices, in connection with Microsoft. Gemalto’s release is compliant with the latest specifications and guidelines for remote SIM provisioning as laid out by the GSM Association (GSMA),… Read More »

Biometric Update Selected As Official Journalist for the ID4Africa Annual Meeting for Second Year in a Row

By | February 20, 2017

February 20, 2017. New York, New York, United States: ID4Africa, the Movement promoting the responsible adoption of digital identity as a force for social and economic development in Africa, announced that it has selected Biometric Update as its official journalist for its 2017 Annual Meeting, to be held April 26-28, 2017 in Windhoek, Namibia. This is the second… Read More »

OT And Ercom Partner To Introduce Cryptosmart SIM-powered, The Best Solution To Encrypt Mobile Communications On Samsung Consumer Devices

By | February 20, 2017

Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announces its international collaboration with Samsung and Ercom, a leading company in the mobile communication security industry, to jointly develop and launch Cryptosmart SIM-powered. OT and ERCOM have partnered to introduce Cryptosmart SIM-powered relying on an advanced SIM card technology to encrypt… Read More »

OT and ERCOM Partner to Introduce Cryptosmart SIM-Powered, the Best Solution to Encrypt Mobile Communications on SAMSUNG Consumer Devices

By | February 20, 2017

February 20, 2017 COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announces its international collaboration with Samsung and Ercom, a leading company in the mobile communication security industry, to jointly develop and launch Cryptosmart SIM-powered. OT and ERCOM have partnered to introduce Cryptosmart SIM-powered relying on an… Read More »

Niels-Henrik ANDERSEN appointed CEO of NID Security

By | February 17, 2017

RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NID Security, the world leader in display cards, today announces the appointment of Niels-Henrik Andersen as CEO.   Niels-Henrik Andersen has more than 20 years experience in sales and management roles in the power card industry. He previously managed the Financial Services Institutions activity for OT (Oberthur Technologies) in North Europe, in particular Denmark, Norway,… Read More »

CardLab acquires Stratos Connected Card Platform

By | February 17, 2017

February 17, 2017 CardLab Innovation ApS is pleased to announce that it recently acquired the Stratos Connected Card Platform.  CardLab is a Danish, world-leading technology provider of microelectronics to the powered card industry. CardLab worked closely with Stratos between 2012 and 2015 to develop and mass-produce the Stratos Connected Card – the world’s first and most advanced card-based… Read More »

HID Global Provides Advanced Software for the Largest Employee Smart Card Deployment in the World

By | February 17, 2017

HID Global helps secure government networks and personnel with state-of-the-art desktop software for identity, credentialing and access management AUSTIN, Texas, February 17, 2017 – Millions of government employees and contractors log onto their computers, access government networks and access buildings securely via the world’s largest deployment of smart cards and usage of desktop authentication software, thanks to HID… Read More »

IDEX Launches Next-Generation ASIC Platform Enabling Contactless Biometric Cards

By | February 17, 2017

Published on 17 February 2017 Oslo, Norway – 16 February 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has completed development of its next generation ASIC for off-chip touch sensors. This proprietary semiconductor device is the foundation for a range of new flagship products and solutions that IDEX will launch during 2017 and… Read More »

New Headquarters: Interview with Dr. Torsten Maeser

By | February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017 TESTABILITY TIMES (TT): Why is COMPRION now building new headquarters? Dr. Torsten Maeser (TM): This has a couple of reasons: First of all, our company has been steadily growing so that our present headquarters, which we’ve been renting for 7 years, is way too small. We’ve already been renting additional offices in neighboring buildings for… Read More »

SST Announces Qualification of Embedded SuperFlash® on 110 nm CMOS Process

By | February 15, 2017

CHANDLER, Ariz., Feb. 15, 2017 — Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, through its Silicon Storage Technology (SST) subsidiary, announced today qualification and availability of SST’s third-generation embedded SuperFlash® (ESF3) non-volatile memory (NVM) on 110 nm Complementary Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (CMOS) platform.   SST’s embedded SuperFlash memory solution offers low power,… Read More »

Com4 delivers a seamless customer experience for connecting industrial devices thanks to Gemalto

By | February 15, 2017

Amsterdam, February 15, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is supplying Com4, a dedicated M2M / IoT operator, with an On-Demand Connectivity solution that will support secure remote SIM provisioning in the fast growing Internet​ of Things (IoT) market. Gemalto’s solution enables Com4 to offer customers seamless out-of-the-box connectivity and over-the-air subscription management for… Read More »

UK – Dezeen launches unofficial competition to redesign the UK passport with £1,000 top prize

By | February 14, 2017

Marcus Fairs | 14 February 2017 What should the UK passport look like after Brexit? Dezeen today launches a contest to come up with a new design for the citizenship document.We are looking for designs that present a positive vision of the post-Brexit UK to the world, and that represent all its citizens.There is a top prize of… Read More »

ITW to Present at Upcoming Investor Events

By | February 14, 2017

GLENVIEW, Ill., Feb. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) announced the following investor events: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, E. Scott Santi and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Michael M. Larsen will present at the Barclays Industrial Select Conference on Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 from 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. (EST).   Senior… Read More »

Safran Identity & Security selected as the future exclusive supplier of the French health system’s cards

By | February 14, 2017

Safran Identity & Security has been selected by the GIE SESAM-Vitale to ensure the development, manufacture and personalization of the French health insurance cards, the “Vitale” cards. Through a six-year contract, the company will supply all the industrial services to ensure the delivery of the Vitale health e-cards which are necessary for the identification, the authentication and the… Read More »

Gemalto In A Bruising Transition Period

By | February 13, 2017

Summary A steep decline in the SIM card business has drained the growth from this leader in digital security, and a slower EMV transition in the U.S. makes it even worse. Securing and managing IoT devices and supporting the increasing security needs of enterprises and governments offer credible growth opportunities for the future. Gemalto’s shares look a little… Read More »

ITW Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

By | February 10, 2017

GLENVIEW, Ill., Feb. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) declared a dividend on the company’s common stock of $0.65 per share for the first quarter of 2017. The dividend equates to $2.60 per share on a full-year basis. The dividend will be paid on April 11, 2017 to shareholders… Read More »