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Infineon significantly increases sales of SOLID FLASH™ security chips

The demand for Infineon’s SOLID FLASH™ security solutions is further gaining momentum. As the company announced, shipments of SOLID FLASH ICs for payment applications are expected to reach 1.5 billion units by the end of calendar year 2014. This represents a 15-fold increase of shipments within two years. Infineon pioneered highly secure yet very flexible security […]

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Vision-Box contracted to supply up to 180 eGates to UK Border Force


Vision-Box® will supply a substantial number of next generation eGates to ports of entry to the UK for the next four years. Having previously installed 46 of the UK Border Force’s first generation eGates since 2009, Vision-Box® has now been awarded the contract to deploy up to 180 of the 2nd Generation of eGates, Vision-Box® […]

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Research project “SeManTiK” investigates latest chip-integration technologies for ID documents

While semantics is the study of meaning and the relation between words and phrases – SeManTik is the slightly mind-boggling abbreviation for “”Secure and long-life eID applications for human-technology cooperation” – a promising new research project initiated by Bundesdruckerei, Infineon Technologies AG and the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM. This team of German experts […]

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National ID cards will account for 50% of government smart cards in 2017

Adoption and migration to next generation smart national ID cards continues its strong growth, driving government-issued smart card shipments to 765 million in 2017. National ID cards will account for the lion’s share of shipments, jumping from 37% in 2012 to 50% in 2017. This is driven by new adoption and migration to next generation […]

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Document Security Systems, Inc. and CardLogix Form Partnership to Create Secure e-Passport Solutions

Document Security Systems, Inc. a company working in optical deterrent technologies and CardLogix, a manufacturer of smart cards and software, are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to create highly secure e-Passport solutions. The two companies are working on combining chip-based encryption and state-of-the-art graphic features that will make e-Passports an extremely fast, effective and […]

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