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2011-05-05 00:00:31

Featuring In2Pay microSD technology for NFC based payments Littleton, CO (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 CPI Card Group (CPI), a global leader in financial and commercial card production and related services, announced today that the company has expanded its relationship with DeviceFidelity, Inc. by becoming an official certified reseller of the DeviceFidelity In2Pay solution. This expert partnership will allow CPI to offer the In2Pay microSD technology to financial institutions, mobile carriers,...

2010-11-22 10:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ViVOtech, the leader in Near Field Communication (NFC) mobile payments, loyalty and marketing applications and contactless NFC readers, today announced that its end-to-end NFC mobile phone solution for mobile payments and promotions has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious SESAMES Award in the Banking/Retail/Loyalty Application Category. The 15th annual awards presentation is set for Monday, December 6 at the 25th Annual Cartes...

2010-11-09 04:42:00

NORTHAMPTON, England, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Barclaycard and Barclays have revealed the growing popularity of contactless payment technology in the UK, with the total number of transactions this year now reaching over one million. Since January there has been a 217% rise in monthly contactless transactions, with over 150,000 processed in September alone. With 42,500 payment terminals in shops across the UK, there are now more opportunities than ever for the ten million Barclays and...

2010-10-20 10:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley-based ViVOtech, the leader in Near Field Communication (NFC) and contactless payment systems, announced that its Trusted Services Manager (TSM) and Over-The-Air (OTA) provisioning platform and NFC mobile payment wallet software will be used by Teletech Middle East in the first NFC Add-On mobile payment service in the Middle East scheduled to commence before the end of 2010. Teletech Middle East, a UAE based Services Provider...

2010-07-23 12:49:00

NORTHAMPTON, England, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Barclaycard joins forces with The Co-operative Food as it becomes the UK's first major grocery retailer to introduce contactless payment in its stores nationwide. The contactless roll-out will begin with a pilot in 100 Co-operative food stores next year after an agreement was signed with Barclaycard in partnership with Visa. If the pilot is successful, The Co-operative will roll out the terminals to the majority of its food stores in time for...

2010-06-29 07:31:00

ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- California-based Kena Kai is launching a new line of colorful "high gloss" faux patent-leather wallets specifically designed to fight credit card theft and identity theft. These patent-pending and stylish DataSafe wallets utilize exclusive radio-frequency (RF) shielding material to protect the millions of new "contactless" credit cards that have been issued this year. With the recent introduction of credit cards, passports, and now driver's...

2010-05-19 10:56:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley-based ViVOtech, the leader in Near Field Communication (NFC) mobile payments, loyalty and marketing applications and contactless NFC readers, announced today it is the recipient of two major awards for its role as the NFC software solution provider for the Citi Tap and Pay mobile payment pilot in India. ViVOtech was selected as the winner of the Smart Card Alliance "Outstanding Smart Card Achievement" (OSCA) Award for Innovation in...

2010-05-04 12:00:00

Visa Inc. and DeviceFidelity, Inc. are working to allow Apple iPhone(TM) users to make payments by simply waving their iPhone in front of a contactless payment terminal. The new technology, developed by DeviceFidelity and certified by Apple, combines a protective iPhone case with a secure memory card that hosts Visa's contactless payment application, called Visa payWave. The technology will work for both iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G devices. iPhone users will be able to make Visa mobile...

2010-05-04 01:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced that INSIDE Contactless S.A. ("INSIDE"), based in Aix-en-Provence, France, has submitted to Atmel a signed agreement offering to purchase, for cash consideration, Atmel's Secure Microcontroller Solutions (SMS) business based in Rousset, France and East Kilbride, UK. As part of the proposed transaction, Atmel would make a minority...

2009-11-30 09:28:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley-based ViVOtech, the leader in Near Field Communication (NFC) and contactless payment systems, announced that its NFC mobile payment wallet, Over-The-Air (OTA) provisioning and NFC payment readers are being successfully used by Dubai First, a Dubai Group company and du, the UAE's integrated telecom services provider, in the first NFC mobile payment pilot in the Middle East scheduled to continue till the second quarter of 2010....


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