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2010-06-30 11:51:00

ISMANING, Germany, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, a business unit of Identive Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: INVE, FSE: INV) and a leading provider of solutions for secure access, secure identity and secure exchange, announced that more than 700,000 of its contactless smart card readers will be deployed to German citizens under the new electronic identification program managed by Germany's Federal Ministry of the Interior ("Bundesministerium des Innern"). Dietmar Wendling,...

2010-06-30 11:50:00

VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN, Germany, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Multicard GmbH, a business unit of Identive Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: INVE, FSE: INV) and an identity management systems integrator and solutions provider, announced today that its proposal for the design and supply of 317,050 Secure IT kits has been selected under the new electronic identification program managed by Germany's Federal Ministry of the Interior ("Bundesministerium des Innern"). Multicard developed the concept...

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...

2010-05-12 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...


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