Tag Archives: Smart card
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Frost & Sullivan honours Infineon for ‘Coil on Module’ package technology

Based on its recent analysis of the smart card solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Infineon Technologies AG (Infineon) with the 2013 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation Leadership. Infineon has developed the flexible ‘Coil on Module’ chip package and related card antenna designs to accelerate introduction of cards that can be […]

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Aconite provides EMV applet provisioning to NFC mobiles

Aconite’s solution for enabling the real-time provisioning of EMV applets onto NFC-enabled mobile phones has been implemented at International Card Services (ICS), the largest credit card issuing business in the Netherlands. ICS is already a customer for Aconite’s Affina® Enterprise smart card lifecycle management system for issuing and maintaining their extensive cardbase of MasterCard and Visa credit […]

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Association of German Transport Companies certifies Cubic e-Ticketing Smart Card System

Cubic Transportation Systems has received the industry’s first certification from the Association of German Transport Companies under new standards for an Internet-based sales office system for the issue and administration of contactless smart card-based e-tickets using off-the-shelf hardware. After two years of field use with its client Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV), the Cubic vHGS solution received certification against […]

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One Card Digital Wallet solution protected with biometrics

SmartMetric, Inc., a company engaged in the research and development of biometric card solutions, has released the SmartMetric One Card Digital Wallet. The solution stores one or many cards’ information in a smart card solution protected by biometrics. User authentication for unlocking the wallet is performed by simply swiping the finger on the swipe sensor […]

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Giesecke & Devrient and Infineon provide CIPURSE Open Standard contactless cards in volume

The world’s first contactless smart cards compliant with the CIPURSE open security standard are now being used in different projects in Brazil. The cards provide a convenient and cashless way to pay for services such as taxi rides or use health care. Manufactured by Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), the cards are based on a CIPURSE-compatible […]

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New ABI report looks to CIPURSE non-transit applications

ABI Research’s CIPURSE Ecosystem report takes a closer look at CIPURSE as a specification and product range, focusing on product positioning and vendor strategies. These findings are part of ABI Research’s Transportation Ticketing Technologies Research Service, now available. The ability to enable mobile ticketing and multi-application functionality are two of the main criteria being pushed by […]

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Secure access module specification released by OSPT Alliance

The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT™) Alliance today announced that the CIPURSE™ V2 Secure Access Module (SAM) specification, the Key Management document, and the  description of the most common SAM Use Cases have been finalized and are available for download by Alliance members and evaluators. The release of the specification marks an important milestone in […]

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Oberthur Technologies introduces MultiSIM, the first SIM card combining classic SIM, micro-SIM and nano-SIM plug-ins

Oberthur Technologies, one of the world’s largest providers of security and identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, today delivers its first volumes of MultiSIM, the first classic (2FF), micro (3FF) and nano (4FF) all-in-one SIM card. MultiSIM combines all the form factors on one single, easy to use card. It is a […]

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Oberthur Technologies, STM partner in Canadian public transport

Oberthur Technologies, one of the world’s largest providers of security and identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, is to renew its six-year partnership with STM, the transport authority of Montreal in Canada, for four years. Furthermore, last month, both companies celebrated the 5,000,000th card distributed in the city. STM (La Société de […]

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India’s Kyros Soft Tech Ltd. jumps on board the OSPT Alliance

Maintaining its momentum throughout the global transportation ecosystem, the Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT™) Alliance today announced that Kyros Soft Tech Ltd., a Hyderabad-based Indian company leader in smart card and embedded technology innovation, has joined as a Full Member.  The company has been delivering innovative smart card solutions for a wide range of […]

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