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2011-11-04 12:52:13

RUB researchers hack RFID smartcards Professional safecrackers use a stethoscope to find the correct combination by listening to the clicks of the lock. Researchers at the Ruhr-University Bochum have now demonstrated how to bypass the security mechanisms of a widely used contactless smartcard in a similar way. Employing so-called "Side-Channel Analysis" the researchers of the Chair for Embedded Security (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christof Paar) can break the cryptography of millions of cards that are...

2011-08-09 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced plans to accelerate the migration to EMV contact and contactless chip technology in the United States. The adoption of dual-interface chip technology will help prepare the U.S. payment infrastructure for the arrival of NFC-based mobile payments by building the necessary infrastructure to accept and process chip transactions that support either a signature or PIN at the point of sale. "By encouraging...

2011-05-11 09:31:00

CYPRESS, Calif. and SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ID TECH®, a global leader in payment hardware solutions and CHARGE Anywhere®, a global leading provider of secure mobile payment applications and payment gateway services, launched today a joint initiative to create a CHIP and PIN payment acceptance solution for mobile device platforms. The new, cutting edge solution will incorporate CHARGE Anywhere's award-winning PA DSS payment...

2011-03-14 14:00:00

CHICAGO, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Developed by inventor Alexander Rozin and represented by ICAP Ocean Tomo, this patent portfolio relates to a completely hermetically sealed IC card. The portfolio will be available at the upcoming ICAP Ocean Tomo Spring 2011 Live IP Auction March 31st in New York. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100614/CG20517LOGO) It has been a permanent goal of smart card manufacturers to prevent direct hackers' attacks on contact smart cards....

2010-12-06 05:00:00

GENEVA, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest secure microcontrollers and non-volatile memory technologies from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) open new possibilities for interaction between mobile phones and other electronic devices. Equipped with ST's NFC chip, a mobile phone can easily upload and download data over the air from any equipment fitted with ST's industry-unique RF-enabled EEPROM memory, from personal health monitors to TV sets and washing machines, without consuming any...

2010-11-09 04:30:00

DALLAS, November 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, 'World smart card - advanced technologies, application and global forecast (2008 - 2015)' (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-card-285.html), published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com ), the total global smart card market is expected to be worth US$6.6 billion by 2015, out of which the Telecommunication sector will account for nearly 53.8% of the total revenues....

2010-10-12 04:55:00

IRVINE, Calif. and TOKYO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, and Sony Corporation today announced they have entered into a Memorandum of Intent for a strategic partnership to jointly develop an embedded contactless smart card reader platform for the global PC marketplace. The jointly developed platform will be designed specifically for laptop manufacturers and will encompass Sony and HID Global contactless solutions and a...

2010-09-29 09:30:00

MIAMI, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Indra, Spain's premier IT company and European multinational was awarded a multi-million dollar contract to implement cutting edge contactless smart card ticketing technology on the Metro St. Louis bus and light rail networks. Metro owns and operates the St. Louis metropolitan region's public transportation system, carrying over 53 million passengers throughout 200 municipalities in Missouri and Illinois. "This project reinforces our position as a...

2010-08-31 04:00:00

LONDON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasing popularity of travelling has encouraged the large community of travellers to embrace technologies - such as smart card technology - that will simplify their travel needs. This end-user readiness has resolved some of the industry's inertia in deploying new services based on smart card technology. A promising cycle has emerged that will generate wider network externalities through the application of innovative practicalities to this community of...

2010-08-19 08:00:00

SINGAPORE, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Contactless smart cards, already having found user appeal for their freedom of form, are expected to see wider adoption in Asia-Pacific once key implementation projects are fully operational in two years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Frost & Sullivan research analyst Reuben Foong expects growth in unit shipments to peak from 2012 to 2016 at rates between 20 and...


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