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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…
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With EMV Chip Migration on Track, U.S. Payments Industry Looks Ahead to Mobile, eCommmerce and Tokenization at Smart Card Alliance 2015 Payments Summit

Salt Lake City, February 5, 2015 – Smart Card Alliance 2015 Payments Summit – The migration of the world’s largest and most complex payment ecosystem to EMV chip technology is well underway, industry leaders at the Smart Card Alliance 8th Annual Payments Summit agreed. Conference speakers highlighted industry collaboration on education as one of the next…
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TSYS and Ingenico Group to Offer EMV, NFC and Apple Pay Enabled POS Payment Solutions

First Processor to Class A certify Ingenico Group’s new PCI 3.0 certified products Columbus, Ga., and Atlanta, Ga., January 22, 2015 — TSYS® (NYSE:TSS), a leading global payments provider, and Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346-ING), global leader in seamless payments, today announced a new agreement to offer merchants a seamless and secure solution for accepting all…
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Gemalto prepaid EMV banking cards extend reach of Vodacom m-pesa mobile wallet in South Africa

Amsterdam, January 20, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces the deployment of prepaid EMV banking cards​ to complement Vodacom’s m-pesa mobile wallet service in South Africa. The card is certified by the major international payment schemes and accepted at any of the 240,000 EMV-compliant payment terminals and over…