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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 […]

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Imprimerie Nationale selects Gemalto for the French electronic driving license

Gemalto is to deliver its Sealys electronic driving license to Imprimerie Nationale, the French public printing office, as part of a multi-year contract. Gemalto’s secure embedded software will allow the polycarbonate driving license incorporating a microprocessor to be read and verified via a contactless reader. Imprimerie Nationale also selected Gemalto’s Coesys Issuance solution to personalize […]

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Gemalto launches strong authentication solution for cloud service providers

Gemalto has announced its Protiva Cloud Confirm for frictionless and secure access to cloud based services. The user-friendly and easily deployable software as a service (SaaS) solution enables strong multi-factor authentication designed to be deployed by cloud service providers (CSP). Enhancing the security and convenience of overall cloud computing for corporate customers, the packaged solution also includes […]

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Digital Identifications Solutions becomes Matica Technologies AG

Silicon Trust Partner Digital Identification Solutions AG will begin operating under the new name Matica Technologies AG. While the name change is effective immediately, other elements of the new brand identity will be transitioned in phases over the next year. The Group confirms with this step its company strategy with the global availability of its […]

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Identive appoints US-based Jason Hart as new CEO

Identive Group announced that its board of directors has appointed Jason Hart as chief executive officer and director, effective immediately. Ayman S. Ashour, who had been CEO since 2010, has resigned his executive role but will remain on the board of directors as non-executive chairman. Hart previously served as executive vice president of Identive’s Identity […]

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Gemalto provides end-to-end ePassport solution for the Sultanate of Oman

Gemalto is to provide the Royal Oman Police with an end-to-end electronic passport solution for the Sultanate. Applicants will be issued with state-of-the-art secure travel documents in line with Oman’s goal to provide enhanced services and protection to its citizens, using the latest digital security technologies. The turnkey solution encompasses Gemalto’s ICAO* compliant Sealys ePassport […]

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VIDEO: Secure NFC from Infineon

The importance of the Secure Element is immense in today’s NFC infrastructure. It enables security and therefore trustworthy data connectivity. Though nearly invisible to the end customer, it is the key component behind, amongst others, mobile payment. Watch this video to find out more about Infineon’s offering in this area.

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Silicon Trust Execs clean up at CARTES Sesame Awards

Party time for the Silicon Trust! All three Executive Committee members  – Infineon, G&D and Gemalto – walked away with a Sesame award at last night’s ceremony.  In 2012, the finalist projects honored not only NFC applications but also security in the Cloud, emphasising the increasing convergence between mobility and security. The winners on the […]

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