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2010-05-12 08:04:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc., a leading provider of solutions for secure access, secure identity and secure exchange, announced today that its contactless smart card reader SCL011 is the first reader to be certified by the Federal Office for Information Security (Bundesamt fur Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik, or "BSI") to be used with the new electronic ID card (neuer Personalausweis, or "nPA") in Germany....

2010-05-12 02:43:00

COPENHAGEN, May 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CardLab (Denmark), the world's leading powered card technology developer, announced today that their Powered Biometric ID Card exceeds the technical challenges and demands in the new proposed US National Immigration ID Card. Several senators, including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, announced the crucial need for improved identification of immigrants, and the use of biometrics. The...

2010-03-11 01:30:00

ISMANING, Germany, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc., a leading provider of solutions for secure access, secure identity and secure exchange, is expanding its smart card reader and terminal portfolio with three new products that address different physical and logical access control applications. The devices are addressing the latest market requirements regarding security and convenience. Based on a Memorandum of Understanding with Sony Corporation to develop and...

2010-02-02 02:30:00

SHANGHAI, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shanghai Huahong Integrated Circuit Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "SHHIC"), a leading smart card IC supplier in China, today announced that its design of a high-end contactless smart card IC has successfully entered into commercial production at Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC", NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 0981.HK) using SMIC's 0.162um embedded EEPROM process. The product is a collaborative effort by SHHIC and SMIC. It...

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...

2009-11-10 09:36:00

GENEVA, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Paving the way for more flexible e-ticketing and increasing user convenience and operator efficiency, STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a leading developer of RFID technology, has introduced the SRi2K, a new 2-Kbit IC enabling contactless tickets to manage access to multiple services. "Smart ticketing is delivering tremendous value for providers and consumers of many types of services," said Benoit Rodrigues, General Manager of the RFID and EEPROM...

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...

2009-10-26 14:35:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Global Smart Cards Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0155847/Reportlinker-Adds-Global-Smart-Cards-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The global outlook series on Smart Cards provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report...

2009-10-07 01:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems Japan, Inc., a subsidiary of SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM, Prime Standard: SMY), and Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP), today announced that they are expanding their cooperative relationship to address important challenges in the Japanese IT security market. Together with Digital Media Research Institute, Inc., SCM Microsystems Japan and DNP are launching a new solution that keeps...

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,...


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