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Micropross obtains validation of their EMVCo L1 Contactless PCD digital test suite

Micropross’ “EMVCo L1 contactless PCD digital” test tool has been approved by EMVCo. Based on the market reference MP500 TCL3, the goal of this tool is to make sure that a banking card reader satisfies with the requirements of EMVCo for everything linked to the protocol handling of its contactless interface. 
Philippe Bacle, Micropross President […]

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VIDEO: Contactless competence by IFX Austria

Contactless technology for smart card applications, ranging from secure ID to payment and ticketing, has to stay on the cutting edge at all times. With contactless technology smart objects make life convenient for the user, helping governments and private sector businesses to roll out suitable solutions across all applications. Infineon’s contactless competence center is based […]

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Infineon’s Coil-on-Module technology helps to secure contactless payment

Infineon Technologies AG has introduced its ‘Coil on Module’ chip package for Dual Interface bank and credit cards. Dual Interface – used for both contact-based and contactless applications – are a fast growing segment of the global payments industry. The new ‘Coil on Module’ package combines a security chip and antenna that makes a radio […]

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Infineon’s SOLID FLASH™ security controllers for payment apps now accepted worldwide

Confirmed at Cartes 2012, Infineon Technologies have announced that bank cards issued by the German Sparkasse Verlag, Swiss Maestro debit cards and France’s Carte Bancaire cards will be equipped with Infineon’s new SOLID FLASH security controllers. The company also said that the products will also be shipped to projects in other European countries, North and […]

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Infineon’s flash-based security controllers awarded Common Criteria EAL 6+ certificate

Infineon Technologies’ new Flash-based security controllers have been awarded with the highest security certificate (Common Criteria EAL 6+ (high)) by the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). They are the world’s first Flash-based security controllers fulfilling these currently highest security standards. The new SOLID FLASH™ security chips with “Integrity Guard” are aimed at use in […]

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Gemalto reinforces long time partnership with Turkish Plastkart

Gemalto  has acquired a controlling interest in Plastikkart Akıllı Kart İletişim Sistemleri 
Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Plastkart), a regional leader in personalization services and smart card production based in Turkey.
 
Plastkart is a public company, listed on the Istanbul Stock Exchange (symbol: PKART). Gemalto will now apply to the Turkish Capital Market Board (CMB) in order […]

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G&D Contactless Payment Card Shipments Top 50 Million Units in U.S.

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) announces that shipments of its Convego Air® contactless payment cards in the U.S. have now surpassed the 50 million unit mark. Since the introduction of its contactless payment cards in 2006 and its subsequent growth, G&D has captured the leadership position in the U.S. among Visa and MasterCard branded contactless payment […]

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