Tag Archives: Identity document

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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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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CalypsoKey for NFC door control

Calypso have introduced its CalypsoKey (held within the CalypsoCase). From their own description; “Featuring the missing identification potentials of your iPhone. We are introducing sensational new Near Field Communication (NFC) possibilities for your iPhone with the CalypsoKey. Replace your keys. Open doors. Access your apartment. Check in at your office building. Open the garage. All […]

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GURU POST: The future of ID credentials and the role of privacy in an NFC world

By Ayman S. Ashour. Chief Executive Officer,Chairman of the Board, Identive Group Market research suggests that in the next few years, Near Field Technology, or NFC, will be all around us. As consumers, NFC will become omnipresent in our lives and NFC-enabled mobile phones will likely become our primary consumer ID credential. When staying at a […]

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Largest bank in the world secured by SmartMX2 from NXP

NXP Semiconductors N.V. have announced that the world’s largest bank, the Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), has selected its SmartMX2 high security microcontroller to increase the security and performance of its banking cards. The new cards will have dual interface capabilities that will enable both contact and contactless payments. The high performance of […]

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From a mobile phone to a mobile wallet – thanks to G&D

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is introducing SmartTrust Portigo, a comprehensive mobile wallet solution for NFC services and beyond which brings all the functions of an electronic wallet onto a common platform. Portigo is a framework that allows the deployment of various services. These services put not only various payment media, such as debit and credit […]

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