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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…
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Hellenic Bank launches PayBand using Gemalto’s water-resistant contactless EMV payment wristbands

Amsterdam, Aug. 2, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has supplied Hellenic Bank, a major Cypriot financial institution, with its Optelio contactless EMV Payment wristbands. These water-resistant NFC wristbands that are marketed as PayBand to Cyprus consumers will ensure that Hellenic Bank customers no longer have to worry about carrying cash…
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Test Shows Infineon Payment Chip Technology Speeds Creation of Visa Contact Payment Cards

Milpitas, CA –July 11, 2016 –Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) today announced that it now offers a pre-integrated and certified Visa payment solution that includes a Java operating system and Visa contact payments applet. The solution fulfills the highest security standards and achieves personalization performance that is at least 38 percent faster…
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Gemalto boosts eGovernment adoption by securely combining eID cards and NFC phones

Enables citizens to access online government services using a mobile phone Amsterdam, May 6, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces Coesys mGov, an innovative new mobile strong digital authentication solution that enables citizens to access online government services using a combination of their contactless national eID card and NFC phone. As a…
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Gemalto contactless payment wristbands enable speedy and secure purchases for Saracens supporters

​​Amsterdam, May 5, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is supplying Saracens, one of the UK’s most successful rugby union clubs, with prepaid wristbands that offer fans speedy and secure contactless payment for food and drink at its Allianz Park stadium in north London. The pilot project marks the first step towards…
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NAHAM and LifeMed ID: Innovative Healthcare Partnership Develops Groundbreaking Continuing Education Program

The National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM) has partnered with LifeMed ID to develop a Continuing Education Training Module to educate NAHAM’s members, and non-members across the nation, on patient ID authentication. Citrus Heights, CA.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Healthcare Delivery Organizations and Providers, Healthcare Management Organizations, HIPAA Compliance Specialists, and Healthcare Executives have a new resource…
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Coop Bank Denmark first to deploy Gemalto’s unique bio-sourced contactless EMV cards

​Amsterdam, Mar. 31, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that Coop Bank Denmark, part of the Coop retail group that is owned by its 1.4 million members, is deploying Gemalto’s unique bio-sourced Optelio Contactless EMV cards​. This represents the first commercial rollout of its kind, further strengthening Coop Bank’s commitment…
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oti Receives Five-Year Contract Extension for EasyPark in Israel

Rosh Pina, Israel–(Mar 2, 2015) – On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, has received a five-year contract extension from the Local Government Economic Services of the Local Authority Ltd. for oti’s EasyPark parking management system. EasyPark includes a credit card-sized electronic device that can be…
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Payments Summit Wraps Up: More than 600 Executives Gather for Discussion on Critical Year for EMV Chip, Transit and Mobile Payments

Princeton Junction, N.J., February 10, 2015 – More than 600 executives gathered in Salt Lake City last week at the Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit to share insights and collaborate on making 2015 a successful year in implementing new, secure and convenient ways to pay with EMV chip cards and mobile devices in retail and…