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2009-11-17 13:15:00

PARIS, November 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies the world's second largest provider of smart cards and the number one provider of contactless cards received a prestigious SESAMES Award for Smart Lumiere, the first light-emitting payment card. Every year as part of the CARTES trade show, the SESAMES awards are given to the best new technological innovations and applications in the fields of smart cards, identification, digital security, secure transactions and...

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...

2009-11-05 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...

2009-09-24 05:52:00

PARIS, September 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies, the world's second largest supplier of smart card solutions, has been selected by STM (Societe de Transport de Montreal) to supply contactless cards for use throughout the Montreal region's public transport network. As the sole supplier to STM, Oberthur Technologies will deliver the e-ticketing smart cards over the next four years, which can be used on buses, the subway and commuter trains throughout the Greater...

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...

2009-09-08 08:53:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Corporate Access Control Smart Cards http://www.reportlinker.com/p0131232/Corporate-Access-Control-Smart-Cards.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Corporate Access Control Smart Cards in Millions of US$. The market for Corporate Access Control Smart Cards is analyzed by the following Product Segments: Physical Access Control Smart Cards, Logical...

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...

2009-06-15 07:30:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- MPS is introducing a mobile phone skinning technology that makes contactless mobile payments less about itself and more about the card holder. MPS has a focus in on-demand personalized mobile phone payment skins. This means a card holder has the ability to select their phone model and select their specific graphical artwork to order their own mobile skin that fits them the best. Their specific skin is then printed and fabricated on-demand and sent...

2009-05-18 07:16:00

Future-Proof Investment Utilizing VeriFone's SingleCI Architecture Provides Easy Upgrade for Existing POS, ECR and PC-based Payment Systems DUBAI, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (Cards Middle East Conference) - VeriFone Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PAY), today announced the QX1000 plug-and-play solution for adding contactless card payment acceptance to existing point-of-sale devices, electronic cash registers (ECR) and PCs. The QX1000 is based on an advanced contactless architecture that utilizes...

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...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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