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G&D helps brings Brazil to the brink of a mobile payment revolution

Starting in the first half of 2014 Brazilians will be able to use their smartphones to carry out contactless payment transactions when shopping. In the first commercial project of its kind in Latin America, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is working together with Claro and one of the country’s largest banks, Bradesco. The mobile payment project […]

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Vodafone Germany gets SIM card-based system for mobile comms encryption from G&D

Vodafone Germany is the first telecommunications group to offer its corporate and public sector customers SIM card based end-to-end encryption for their mobile communication. Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), an international leader in mobile security solutions, developed the product in collaboration with Düsseldorf-based network operator Vodafone. Secure SIM Data encrypts and signs emails, documents, data carriers, […]

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INSIDE Secure NFC Payment Applet certified by MasterCard

INSIDE Secure, a leader in semiconductor solutions for secure transactions and digital identity, this week announced that its Mobile MasterCard (R) PayPass (TM) M/Chip 4 payment applet has attained MasterCard CAST and Functional certification on the INSIDE SecuRead (R) NFC module. The INSIDE payment applet can be used by banks, wallet providers, transit operators, mobile […]

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Estonia looks to NFC mobile payments

Estonia’s leading banks and technology companies have started a pilot project to test SIM-based mobile NFC payments. The pilot project is a continuation of the ten-month applied research project, which was searching for ways on how to implement NFC technology in Estonia.  To test the results of the study, the parties agreed to carry out a […]

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NFC on a SIM Card Gives New Life to Legacy Phones

INSIDE Secure and Sunward Telecom have announced they will be demonstrating a new NFC upgrade solution that fits entirely within a standard-size SIM card and achieves industry-standard, 4-cm proximity transaction performance when inserted in a non-NFC mobile phone. Simulating a MasterCard(R) PayPass(TM) payment transaction, the demonstration shows how non-NFC mobile phones can be easily upgraded […]

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