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2009-11-17 13:15:00

PARIS, November 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies the world's second largest provider of smart cards and the number one provider of contactless cards received a prestigious SESAMES Award for Smart Lumiere, the first light-emitting payment card. Every year as part of the CARTES trade show, the SESAMES awards are given to the best new technological innovations and applications in the fields of smart cards, identification, digital security, secure transactions and...

2009-11-17 11:34:00

CHANTILLY, Virginia, November 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies' contactless sticker product - FlyBuy Sticker-has been granted type approval by Discover Financial Services, a leading U.S. credit card issuer and global electronic payment services company. Discover's type approval process ensures that the Discover Zip(R) contactless payment application properly operates on the FlyBuy Sticker and that it is also interoperable with Discover-certified payment terminals....

2009-11-17 01:00:00

PARIS, November 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in prepaid and contactless payment technologies has delivered the European Union's first prepaid Visa contactless card for the Banca Popolare di Sondrio in Italy. The "Carta di Ateneo" is an innovative dual interface payment card that combines Visa-certified contactless and EMV payment as well as access control and personal identification features. Issued in conjunction with KCCS Key Client Card...

2009-11-11 15:14:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley-based ViVOtech, the leading end-to-end enabler of next generation mobile payments, loyalty, and marketing solutions, announced today that its NFC(1) mobile payment wallet, Over-the-Air (OTA) provisioning, smart posters, coupon delivery and redemption technologies have been successfully deployed in Citi Tap and Pay, a pilot service that brings to India next-generation contactless credit card payments based on this emerging...

2009-11-10 01:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., ISMANING, Germany and ZURICH, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM) (Prime Standard: SMY), a leading provider of solutions for secure access, secure identity and secure exchange, and LEGIC® Identsystems Ltd, a leading manufacturer of contactless smart card technology for personal identification, announced today that they have formed a strategic partnership to create new products that support integrated physical and...

2009-11-05 05:57:00

PARIS, November 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies, the world's second largest supplier of smart card solutions and the number one provider of contactless payment cards has launched Smart Lumiere, an innovative light-emitting contactless card. Available in both dual contactless-EMV or pure contactless configuration, Smart Lumiere emits light when it is entered in the field of a contactless reader to inform the cardholder when a transaction is taking place. Smart...

2009-11-03 10:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ViVOtech, a leading software provider of Near Field Communications (NFC) mobile phone payments, Over-The-Air (OTA) provisioning of promotions and payment cards, mobile loyalty and smart poster applications, announced today that its loyalty and prepaid platform was chosen by ZAPA Technology for its mobile loyalty and gift card processing services for European retailers. The loyalty or prepaid accounts enabled by ViVOtech's mLoyalty platform and...

2009-09-17 01:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM; Prime Standard: SMY), a leading provider of solutions for secure access, secure identity and secure exchange, today announced the SCL3711, a new portable contactless smart card reader capable of supporting multiple contactless applications, from mobile payments to transportation, access control and e-government. The SCL3711 is a high-performance, fully interoperable,...

2009-09-08 10:54:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Contactless Smart Cards http://www.reportlinker.com/p0131258/Contactless-Smart-Cards.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Contactless Smart Cards in Millions of US$. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. Annual forecasts are provided for...

2009-08-31 07:00:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MasterCard Worldwide today announced that Tim Hortons, one of North America's largest quick service restaurant chains, is now accepting MasterCard(R) PayPass(TM) at more than 400 U.S. locations. In addition to accepting traditional magnetic-stripe cards, Tim Hortons now enables its U.S. customers to make their purchases by simply tapping their MasterCard PayPass card or device at checkout, for faster transactions, greater payment...


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