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EMVCo Invites the Payments Community to Gain Insight into Latest Initiatives

EMVCo, the global technical body that manages the EMV® Specifications, has announced its tenth annual EMV User Meeting will be held in San Diego, USA on 20-21 June, 2018. The two-day event, which takes place at Marriott San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, provides a forum for payment industry stakeholders to gain insight into EMVCo’s mission, structure and […]

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Gemalto launches the first biometric EMV card for contactless payments

Gemalto has been selected by Bank of Cyprus to supply the world’s first EMV biometric dual interface payment card for both chip and contactless payments. Using fingerprint recognition instead of a PIN code to authenticate the cardholder, the card is compatible with existing payment terminals already installed in the country. When customers place their fingerprint on […]

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New SECORA™ Pay brand: one-stop-offering for fast and easy production of payment cards and smart wearables

EMV®-compliant payment solutions face growing demand worldwide – with a clear path towards contactless and multifunctional use to increase user convenience. Under the brand SECORA™ Pay, Infineon Technologies AG bundles state of the art contact and dual-interface EMV* security controllers with the latest EMV applets. Coming in various versions, SECORA Pay allows a flexible approach […]

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Simplifying the Analysis of Analog Signals

Comprion has launched a new postprocessing software for easily visualizing, measuring, analyzing, and sharing analog signals, the COMPRION Analog Scope Viewer. As the only software of its kind, Comprion has integrated so-called quick measurements. Instead of configuring measurements manually, the user can analyze the analog signals with preset configurations compliant to EMVCo, NFC Forum, and ISO. Quick […]

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EMVCo Reports 6.1 Billion EMV chip payment cards in global circulation

Official figures of aggregated data published by technical body EMVCo show that by the end of 2016, the number of EMV® payment cards in global circulation had increased by 1.3 billion in the previous 12 months to a total of 6.1 billion*. The data also highlights that 52.4% of all card-present transactions conducted globally between […]

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ICMA Report: 70% of Financial Cards Have Chip

Adoption of more expensive chip cards continues to drive global card growth with 70 percent of all financial cards now having a chip, according today to the International Card Manufacturers Association’s (ICMA) release of its 2016 Global Card Market and Personalization and Fulfillment Statistics Reports. The new research report also revealed that chip cards represented […]

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