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 »

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 »