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2009-07-08 05:00:00

GENEVA, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The world's first RFID-based scheme for single-journey reusable ticketing in mass transportation has recently gone live in Seoul, South Korea, and is expected to save some 3 billion Won (over US$2.4 million) per year using a robust solution based on RFID technology from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a leading developer of RFID chips. Serving a city of 10 million people and operating since 1974, the Seoul Subway became a part of the Seoul...

2009-04-28 01:30:00

FREMONT, Calif., ISMANING, Germany, and ST. GALLEN, Switzerland, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM; Prime Standard: SMY), a leading provider of solutions that open the Digital World, and Bluehill ID (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: BUQ) today announced a wide-ranging technology and distribution agreement that targets contactless smart card, RFID and NFC markets worldwide. The partnership marks another significant step in SCM's strategy to expand into the fast...

2009-04-08 23:19:00

SINGAPORE, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- With Asia Pacific being a highly diverse geographic region with dissimilar market conditions, participants in the contactless smart card market should be prepared for varied reactions to the economic downturn. While countries that have not yet achieved mass deployment of contactless smart cards could experience further delays, more advanced countries such as Japan and South Korea that possess strong contactless infrastructure and high penetration rates are...

2009-03-16 13:00:00

PARIS, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies, one of the world's leading suppliers of contactless payment cards began delivery of its next generation Chrysalis Fly dual interface payment card to S2P as part of its new "Universal Payment Card" project, the first of its kind in France and one of Europe's largest contactless projects to-date. For S2P, the Chrysalis Fly card represents a way to increase the use of payment cards, replacing cash for low value payment...

2009-03-03 15:26:00

No More Fumbling for Cash - new Payment Technology Allows Customers to Complete Secure Transactions Faster and Easier. CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Group North America today announced that it is making the purchasing process faster and easier for its customers by accepting Visa payWave, a feature on Visa cards that enables cardholders to make a purchase by simply holding their Visa payWave-enabled card near a secure reader at checkout instead of swiping it. Throughout...

2009-01-21 01:30:00

TOKYO, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems Japan, Inc., a subsidiary of SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM, Prime Standard: SMY), announced today that it has joined the Shared Security Formats Cooperation (SSFC), an alliance of leading Japanese technology companies that aims to establish a securely shared new data format for contactless smart cards, enabling multiple security applications to be managed using a single smart card. SCM has joined at the customer partner...

2008-12-03 21:13:00

SINGAPORE, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan's Smart Cards Practice in Asia Pacific (http://www.smartcards.frost.com) will host an analyst briefing via webinar on Asia Pacific Contactless Smart Card Market: What will keep it going in 2009? on December 17th 2008, at 11:00 hrs (GMT+08:00hrs) Singapore time. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Asia Pacific's contactless smart card market has experienced several good years of strong growth. This briefing...

2008-11-13 03:00:16

ISMANING, Germany, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc. , a leading provider of solutions that open the Digital World, today announced its latest terminal for the German electronic health card program: the eHealth500 mobile terminal. The eHealth500 mobile terminal allows physicians and physiotherapists to access patient insurance and medical data during home visits, in nursing homes and retirement homes, as well as in emergency situations within or outside of hospitals....

2008-10-14 03:00:13

ISMANING, Germany, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Prime Standard: SMY), a leading provider of solutions that open the Digital World, today announced the appointment of David Holmes as vice president of the Americas, effective September 15, 2008. Holmes, 34, will be based at the Company's U.S. sales office in Fremont, CA. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081014/AQTU066) In his new role, Holmes is responsible for driving marketing, sales and...

2008-08-18 18:00:14

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, GmbH. , a leading provider of solutions that open the Digital World, announced today that it will be exhibiting its smart card interface solutions at the 2008 LandWarNet Conference, being held at the Broward County Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, August 19-21, 2008. SCM will be demonstrating a range of secure smart card readers for U.S. government authentication programs such as Common Access Card (CAC) and...