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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...

2009-08-11 01:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM; Prime Standard, SMY), a leading provider of solutions for secure access, secure identity and secure exchange, is expanding its smart card reader product family with three new models that usher in a new era of compact, portable, personal devices. The new handheld, USB or Near Field Communication (NFC) connected readers are designed to be carried - on key rings, in pockets or...

2009-08-04 09:39:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- First Internet Bank (First IB) announced today it has begun issuing debit cards that include the Visa payWave (contactless) feature. These contactless debit cards promise First IB cardholders a faster and easier check-out, with the same security protection given to traditional magnetic stripe cards. Each First IB debit card enabled with Visa payWave is embedded with an advanced computer chip that uses radio frequency to perform the transaction. By...

2009-07-29 01:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM; Prime Standard, SMY), a leading provider of solutions for secure access, secure identity and secure exchange, announced today that it has received the 2009 Frost & Sullivan North American Smart Card Readers Market Leadership Award from global growth consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. In making the selection, Frost & Sullivan's analysts emphasized SCM's market success...

2009-06-30 06:30:00

- Company Integrates New Credit Card Security Enhancements to Match Industry's Toughest Security Standard - ATLANTA, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Firethorn Holdings, LLC, a Qualcomm company (Nasdaq: QCOM), today announced enhancements to its mobile banking and payments application to adhere to the industry's most rigorous benchmark for secure credit card transactions - the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS). In meeting the PCI DSS, Firethorn reinforces its...

2009-06-15 11:00:00

PARIS, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies has officially launched a new Visa payWave contactless payment program with the People's Bank in Tbilisi, Georgia. The bank's 'Voyage Card' combines contact 'Chip and PIN' payment with Visa's payWave contactless payment application, enabling the cardholder to pay simply by placing their card in front of a reader. The card also offers MIFARE ticketing for use in public transport, putting it at the forefront of convergent...