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WorldVentures, Nxt-ID partner to create Next Generation Smart Card

WorldVentures®, a privately held leading direct seller of vacation and entertainment club memberships and Inc. 5000 fastest-growing company, today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with Connecticut-based Nxt-ID, Inc., a company focused on the growing m-commerce market. The agreement calls for WorldVentures to make a strategic investment of $2 million in Nxt-ID to […]

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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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