VIDEO: Contactless competence by IFX Austria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxsaOrm4ICE 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…

Silicon Trust Board welcomes PAV Card

The Silicon Trust Board is delighted to welcome PAV Card as a partner to the Silicon Trust Program. PAV Card is a German, family-run business and one of the leading manufacturers for smart cards and RFID solutions. PAV products are used in many applications, ranging from hotel access,  airport and stadium technology to the use…

South African government on track with Smart ID card program

The South African Home Affairs Department has issued 100 pilot ID Smart Cards in the first two quarters of this year. According to Director General Mkuseli Apleni, the department also used the pilot program to test the functionality and durability of the smart ID. The smart card ID system will replace the current civic and…

Bloonn and charismathics® team up with a joint market proposition

Bloonn, a startup awarded for its prestigious innovation named Keepod, the new device that unifies user digital identities, and charismathics, leader in agnostic PKI computer clients bridging the gap between proprietary solutions and user convenience, have joined forces. Keepod provides users with a unique pass entry to their multiple digital identities which are usually spread…

Watchdata’s Cryptographic Algorithm Validated by National Institute of Standards and Technology

Watchdata, a company that develops data security and smart card technology solutions, announces that Watchdata-FIPS-TimeCOS® Hardware Cryptographic Library Cryptographic Algorithm has been tested and validated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as conforming to the Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Program (CAVP). The successful validation results are published on NIST’s official website on April 20, 2011.…

Secure Flash for high security smart cards

By Ines Pedersen, Infineon Technologies Over the last years the smart card market has changed dramatically. Technical progress, an increasing demand for security as well as a broad change in people’s minds have led to strong growth of electronically supported systems, like cashless payment – in different form factors such as smart cards, mobile phones…

National ID Cards Enter the Digital World with Russian Project Leading the Way, Says Frost & Sullivan

Universal, multi applications cards will be the main trend on the electronic identification (eID) market for the coming years. Many European countries have introduced new ways to interact with their citizens using this cost-effective strategy to justify citizen's identity for access, payment or as a digital signature. The Universal Electronic Card (UEC) introduced recently in…

New fingerprint readers for Banking & Corporate segments from Precise Biometrics

Biometric systems are no longer reserved for Government users. Enterprise markets such as Banking and Corporations are increasingly seeing the benefits offered by biometric solutions. To accommodate these new opportunities, Precise Biometrics is launching a new generation of competitive fingerprint readers which are designed to meet a range of specific customer demands.  The name of…