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Smart Card Alliance Educates Merchants and Issuers on Contactless Payments Benefits, Security Considerations with Infographics, Q&A

Princeton Junction, N.J., January 10, 2017 – Contactless payments have become one of the most popular ways to pay globally with usage in countries such as the U.K., Canada and Australia growing every day. As U.S. merchants and issuers look to move towards faster, more convenient payments, the Smart Card Alliance is providing new resources,…
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Smart Card Alliance 2017 Payments Summit to Cover Latest Innovations and Advancements on All Things Payments

Registration is now open, conference to be held March 27-30 in Orlando, Florida Princetion Junction, N.J., November 22, 2016 – Registration is now open for the Smart Card Alliance’s 10th Annual Payments Summit, the only payments event providing practical, actionable information that can be used to develop strategies and plans for implementing trending or new…
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Smart Card Alliance Releases Mobile Payments Workshop Video for Understanding Mobile Wallet Business Opportunities, Security Considerations

Princeton Junction, N.J., October 31, 2016 – The mobile wallet market is rapidly expanding throughout the payments landscape, and many financial institutions, merchants, mobile device integrators, security companies, and mobile payment tech enthusiasts are looking to learn how to take advantage of the promise of security and convenience that mobile wallets provide. To explain how…
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Smart Card Alliance Webinar to Explore Benefits of Contactless Card and Mobile EMV Payments for US Issuers

Second webinar in two-part series focuses on issuer benefits of contactless EMV payments Princeton Junction, N.J., October 24, 2016 – Now is the time for U.S. issuers to consider adding contactless capabilities to their card portfolio by issuing dual-interface EMV chip cards and offering mobile payment solutions, whether they’re just starting to issue chip cards…
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Payments Thought Leaders Invited to Submit Speaking Proposals for the Smart Card Alliance’s 2017 Payments Summit

Proposals accepted through Nov. 30 Princeton Junction, N.J., October 21, 2016 – Do you have insights on recent developments in payments, such as EMV chip technology, faster transactions, mobile wallets, IoT or wearable payments, contactless payments, and open transit payment systems or other payment innovations? Submit a speaking proposal on innovations and developments for payments…
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Gemalto Contactless wearable wins Juniper Research Future Digital Award

Amsterdam, Sept. 29, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is celebrating a 2016 Future Digital Award from Juniper Research, a respected industry analyst, for its Celego contactless wristband for transport ticketing and other value added services. The Celego won Best Consumer Offer of Juniper’s Commerce and Fintech awards category, reflecting its…
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Smart Card Alliance Webinar to Explore Benefits of Contactless Card and Mobile EMV Payments for US Merchants

First webinar in two-part series focuses on merchant benefits of contactless EMV payments Princeton Junction, N.J., September 16, 2016 – Many merchants working towards accepting EMV chip cards for more secure payments have another important decision to make—whether to also accept contactless payments. Merchants can explore the benefits of adding contactless acceptance for mobile wallets…
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Rio de Janeiro launches Gemalto contactless transport ticketing wristband

Pioneering initiative by RioCard simplifies payments and improves public transportation Amsterdam, Aug 4, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces its collaboration with RioCard, Rio de Janeiro’s public transportation ticketing operator, to implement contactless transport ticket wristbands. When fully implemented, the solution will simplify secure payments and improve convenience ensuring smoother…