Tag Archives: USA

Cardtrex North America 2018

By | September 27, 2018

CardTREX North America is a one-and-a-half day conference that focuses on regional challenges and opportunities for card manufacturers, personalizers and suppliers along with the latest trends, technology and innovations. This event is geared to technical and production staffs as well as executives and business owners in the transaction card industry. As the leading global card association, ICMA is… Read More »

KDDI to supply SIM cards for Toyota’s connected cars

By | June 18, 2018

TOKYO — KDDI will start supplying subscriber identity module, or SIM, cards for Toyota Motor‘s connected cars in 2019. The new cards will enable communications globally, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The move by the Japanese “au” mobile service provider comes as the Japanese auto giant plans to equip almost all the cars it sells in Japan and… Read More »

NY: Transit Fares in NYC: MTA to Begin Retiring MetroCards in May 2019

By | June 15, 2018

June 14–The MetroCard’s days are officially numbered. The MTA will launch its new fare payment system in May 2019 along a stretch of the 4, 5 and 6 trains and across all bus routes on Staten Island, allowing riders to use mobile wallets or bank cards to pay for a ride, according to MTA officials. It’s the first… Read More »

Worldpay and IDEMIA introduce MOTION CODE debit cards to financial institutions in the U.S.

By | June 12, 2018

CINCINNATI, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Vantiv, now Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE: WP) and IDEMIA are spearheading the first North American pilot of the MOTION CODE™ debit card, a dynamic payment card that aids in the fight against card-not-present (CNP) fraud and against hackers to offset the repercussions banks face as a result of data breaches. The average cost of a data breach in the U.S.… Read More »

HID Global Showcases Latest Developments in Cloud-Based Card Personalization and Issuance at NACCU 2018

By | April 23, 2018

RENO, Nev., April 23, 2018 – NACCU Annual Conference – HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, will showcase its cloud-based solutions that are changing the world of campus “One Card” offices at this week’s National Association of Campus Card Users (NACCU) 2018 conference in Reno, Nevada. The company is demonstrating its award-winning HID® FARGO® Connect™ card issuance solution,… Read More »

HID Global’s Crescendo PIV Card Included on U.S. General Services Administration’s FIPS 201 Approved Product List

By | March 15, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas, March 15, 2018 – HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that its HID® Crescendo® PIV smart card has achieved FIPS 201 compliance and is listed on the General Services Administration’s Approved Products List (APL).  Government agencies and private enterprises looking for the highest level of security and interoperability can leverage the Crescendo PIV smart… Read More »

Entrust Datacard and Gemalto partner to deploy effortless and affordable instant issuance

By | February 7, 2018

Austin, TX – 7 February, 2018 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 – GTO), the world leader in digital security and  #1 payment card supplier, has joined forces with Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, to provide a unique, SaaS-based instant issuance solution for U.S. financial institutions. Instant issuance is a must-have for financial institutions In… Read More »

Visa Enables More Cash-Free Moments in Minneapolis: Local Merchants and U.S. Bank Stadium Receive Point-of-Sale Upgrades

By | February 2, 2018

Visa teams up with Minneapolis native Larry Fitzgerald & AP Rookie of the Year Nominee Christian McCaffrey to provide select merchants and fans a fast, secure payment experience MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa (NYSE: V) today announced that it upgraded the point-of-sale (POS) terminals of select Minneapolis-based small businesses, helping create quicker, easier and more seamless payment experiences for their… Read More »

Mountain America Credit Union Becomes the First Financial Institution in USA to Trial Biometric Payment Cards

By | January 31, 2018

Mountain America Credit Union has recently announced to have partnered with VISA for the first North American trial of EMV Biometric Payment Cards. The trial, which is expected to begin late February, will be conducted among 130 key Mountain America and VISA US employees and will last for about 45 days. Mountain America will use dual interface EMV Biometric… Read More »

US Payments Forum Winter 2018 Market Snapshot: EMV Enablement Growth in New Markets, Predictions for Contactless Payments in Transit, Prioritizing Online Transaction Security

By | January 29, 2018

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Jan. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Payments Forum today released its winter 2018 market snapshot, providing updates on the status of the U.S. EMV chip migration and contactless payments, 2018 priorities to address technologies for securing online transactions, and recently-released resources for the payments industry. State of the Market: EMV Enablement Growth in Retail Petroleum and… Read More »

Fingerprints Collaborates on Biometric Payment Card Market Trial in the USA

By | January 15, 2018

Stockholm, Sweden, 2018/01/15 – World leading biometrics company Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) is proud to collaborate with Visa on the first market trial of dual-interface biometric payment cards in the USA, together with Mountain America Credit Union – Visa.com / Fingerprints.com. Fingerprints today announced that its touch sensor is being used in the first US-based pilot of a new dual-interface… Read More »

Precise BioMatch Embedded deployed in biometric payment card market trial in the USA

By | January 15, 2018

Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in smart cards, Precise BioMatch Embedded, has through the cooperation with Fingerprint Cards been deployed in the first market trial of dual-interface biometric payment cards in the USA, which is carried out by Visa and Mountain America Credit Union. The payment card, which can be used for contact and contactless payments… Read More »

Alliance Data To Launch Co-brand And Private Label Credit Cards For Ikea Group Retail Operations In The U.S.

By | January 9, 2018

•New credit program to support the rapid growth of IKEA in the U.S.  •Seamless application in stores and online will enable customers to begin enjoying benefits of the loyalty-driven card •Alliance Data’s proprietary data assets will deliver custom analytics and insights to drive top-line sales and increase visits online and in-store PLANO, TX – Jan. 9, 2018 – Alliance… Read More »

Dynamics Inc., Visa, Mastercard, JCB, Telecommunication Companies, and International Banks to Unveil New Payment Technology at CES

By | January 5, 2018

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dynamics Inc. today announced it will unveil a new, disruptive payment technology at CES 2018 in conjunction with Visa, Mastercard, JCB, major global telecommunications companies and international banks. Dynamics Inc. will be hosting a news conference on Sunday, January 7, at 2:00 p.m. PT at CES (Banyan Room A, Mandalay Bay) to showcase the new technology. Media… Read More »

IDEX to host investor presentation and showcase fingerprint innovations for convenience and security at CES 2018

By | December 19, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 19 December, 2017 — IDEX ASA, a leading provider of fingerprint solutions for mass markets, today announced the company will host an Investor presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on 10 January. As part of the event, members of executive management will present IDEX’s business strategy and highlight the company’s leadership position and market opportunities… Read More »

B2 Payment Solutions Announces the Addition of U.S. EMV and Contactless Debit Test Card Set to its Extensive Portfolio of Test Cards

By | December 13, 2017

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–B2 Payment Solutions Inc. (B2), an organization providing best-in-class products and services for the payment industry, announced today that they have introduced a new U.S. debit test card set into their product portfolio. Developed specifically for the U.S. market, the UL USA EMV Debit Test Card set allows organizations to test and demonstrate payment acceptance devices to… Read More »