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Paragon ID: COVID-19 pushes contactless usage on public transport

The covid-19 pandemic has imposed new measures, new rules and a whole new organization in our personal and professional lives. Trends that had been identified for the next 2 to 5 years have suddenly accelerated and become an unexpected reality for which we haven’t been fully prepared. With the majority of the world’s population staying […]

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HID Global, Fidesmo to expand use of wearables for access control and new applications

HID Global has announced a collaboration with Fidesmo, a provisioning company that makes it possible to connect contactless services to wearables.  Fidesmo has integrated HID’s next generation Seos® credential technology into secure element chips that are used in a wide variety of wearables. “As wearables grow in popularity,  organizations of all types will be confronted […]

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The end of the payment card?

Stéphanie El Rhomri, VP Testing Services at FIME. Since the launch of contactless just over a decade ago, innovation in payment cards has struggled to keep pace. While card payments themselves have steadily risen, in an increasingly mobile and digital age, many are already predicting the death of the card. The beginning of the end […]

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Fingerprints, G+D collaborate to launch contactless biometric payment card integrating T-Shape

World-leading biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) and Giesecke + Devrient Mobile Security (G+D), a global mobile security technology company, are collaborating to bring contactless biometric payment cards to the market. The card features Fingerprints’ T-Shape™ module which is part of the 1300-series. It has ultra-low power consumption and is tailored to be integrated in smartcards […]

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For seamless mobile connectivity: Infineon introduces world’s first certified NFC Type 4B Tag

NFC* tags are undergoing a renaissance: users are increasingly tapping smartphones on tags to access digital information and services. Yet reliable data exchange remains one of the major challenges for a positive user experience. Infineon Technologies AG enables seamless connectivity by providing handset manufacturers with reference tags for interoperability testing with all types of internationally […]

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Natwest launches biometric payment card trial using Fingerprint’s technology

As part of a national trial NatWest is piloting cutting edge, biometric fingerprint technology with 200 customers. The trial is due to begin in the coming weeks. Customers will use their fingerprint to verify transactions over £30, increasing security and making it easier for customers when paying for goods or services at the tills as […]

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EMVCo, FIDO Alliance, and W3C Form Secure Web Payment Interest Group

The FIDO Alliance, EMVCo, and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced today the creation of a new Interest Group for organizations to collaborate on a vision for Web payment security and interoperability. Participants in the Web Payment Security Interest Group will define areas of collaboration and identify gaps between existing technical specifications in order to increase […]

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SPS new thin 150µ S-lam® G2 prelaminate simplifies payment card manufacturing

Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS) introduces a new generation of its eBoost PAY® inductive coupling technology with the 150µm SLam® G2. With this thinner and innovative prelaminate, payment card vendors are able to simplify their production process as they will be able to manufacture all cards with only one card body structure. For instance, card manufacturers, […]

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