Infineon introduces multifunctional employee ID card including Mastercard payment function

Infineon Technologies AG is replacing the employee ID cards at its headquarters 'Am Campeon' with the world’s first solution that combines highly secured office building access with a flexible, contactless Mastercard payment function. For the integration of the payment functionality directly on the smart card, Infineon is cooperating with Mastercard, PayCenter GmbH and petaFuel GmbH.…

MasterCard and Zwipe launch world’s first biometric contactless payment card

MasterCard and Zwipe have announced their partnership for the launch of the world’s first contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor. The launch of the card comes after a successful live pilot with Norway’s Sparebanken DIN, aligned to the Eika Group, as an answer to the complex challenge of providing a fast, convenient payment…

Expansion: G&D opens new personalization center in India

Giesecke & Devrient India opened a new personalization facility for EMV smart cards in Chennai, which, when fully staffed, will employ around 85 people. This high-tech investment is to solidify G&D’s success in India. The Chennai branch will offer Indian banks and financial institutions a comprehensive range of services to help achieve the complex migration…

Expansion: Giesecke & Devrient opens new Personalization Bureau in Quebec

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) Systems Canada Inc., the Canadian subsidiary of global security technology leader G&D, announced the opening of a new Personalization Bureau in Montreal, Quebec. The new Bureau will offer increased regional support and efficiency for existing and new customers within the province. It will also play an increased role in supporting the…

Precise Biometrics: Next Generation of Mobile Security for Smart Devices: Smart Casings with Smart Card & Fingerprint Reader

The smart casing is the first of its kind on the market. With a built-in smart card reader and fingerprint sensor, the product enables the highest level of security for network access, messaging, data protection and strong authentication to the most popular mobile platforms. Precise Biometrics has developed a smart casing with a built-in smart…

CES 2012: All-in-one display credit cards feat. touch keypads and LCD

NagraID Security, a subsidiary of the Kudelski Group presents their revolutionary display cards that enable cardholders to use the same device for payment, physical access ando to secure their online accounts and transactions for card not present environments. The MasterCard and Visa EU certified display cards by NIDS are the exact size of normal credit…

NetOne Deploys Gemalto’s End-to-End Mobile Money Solution in Zimbabwe

Gemalto this week announced that NetOne, a leading network operator in Zimbabwe, is deploying Gemalto’s LinqUs solution for Mobile Money Transfer, which comprises of the server, user application, as well as system integration services. The offer, being marketed as the OneWallet service, works on 100% of the handsets and will enable all NetOne subscribers to…

MasterCard and Gemalto Partner on Global Card Replacement Services

Gemalto has entered into an agreement to be MasterCard’s preferred emergency card replacement vendor worldwide.  The service enables premium cardholders to receive their new card in 24 hours or less, even when on the move, anywhere in the world. Once notified of a lost or stolen card, MasterCard taps into Gemalto’s global network of certified…