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Gemalto Provides First VISA Java EMV Cards in Hong Kong

Gemalto’s EMV solution to offer DBS Bank cardholders a more convenient and secure payment experience Amsterdam, Hong Kong, November 15, 2006–Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), a world leader in digital security, announces today that it has delivered the first Visa Java EMV cards to DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (“DBS Bank”), an Asia banking specialist and…
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Gemalto Introduces World’s First Banking Card Meeting the Visa Global Contactless Specification

Dual interface smart card addresses EMV markets worldwide Cartes trade show, Villepinte, France, November 7, 2006–Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), a world leader in digital security, today launches an innovative banking microprocessor card to perform multiple types of Visa payments: contact EMV (Europay MasterCard Visa), EMV-based contactless and magnetic stripe data contactless. The Gemalto card is…
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Datacard Group First To Deliver Turnkey Emv Smart Card Solution For China

Comprehensive solution integrates hardware, software, supplies, services and in-country support. Minnetonka, Minn., April 12, 2006–Datacard Group, the world leader in secure ID and card personalization solutions, today announced that it has successfully implemented a fully-integrated EMV™ smart card solution for the Industrial Commercial Bank of China (ICBC). This solution is driven by the new, high…
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Malaysians Can Now “Tap & Go” Around the World with OneSMART™ MasterCard® PayPass™

MasterCard Brings Internationally Accepted OneSMART™ MasterCard® PayPass™ EMV Solution to Malaysia; More than 30 Merchant Chains Already Signed Up Kuala Lumpur, 9 February 2006–MasterCard International today celebrated the launch of OneSMART™ MasterCard® PayPass™, the industry’s first internationally accepted, dual-interface contactless EMV payment solution, in Malaysia. PayPass combines both contact and contactless interfaces on one chip,…
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EMV Certification for the Spanish Subsidiary of Giesecke & Devrient

Complete production meets security criteria from Visa and MasterCard Munich/Barcelona 11. August 2005–The two leading card organizations Visa International and MasterCard international have certified the personalization process of EMV payment cards in GD Iberica, the Spanish subsidiary of the international technology group Giesecke & Devrient (G&D). G&D thereby fulfils all quality and security requirements for…
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Hypercom’s Optimum Joins Visa Smart Breakthrough Acceptance Device Program, Accelerating Move to EMV Migration

Hypercom Solution Combines Cost, Performance, Security Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) announced today that its multi-application Optimum™ T2100 card payment terminal has joined the Visa Smart Breakthrough Acceptance Device Program and is available for immediate shipment. The multi-application Optimum T2100 is expected to facilitate and accelerate worldwide EMV migration by delivering a compact, high-speed, easy-use device…
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Axalto Launches EMV Excellence Initiative in the Americas

CardTech/SecurTech, Las Vegas, April 13, 2005–Axalto, the world’s leading provider of microprocessor cards, today announced a new service offering to help card issuers, associations, acquirers and merchants achieve success as they implement the new international EMV (Europay MasterCard Visa) smart card standard. Axalto has brought together a team of experienced EMV specialists to assist financial…
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Hypercom Joins Visa Smart Breakthrough Acceptance Device Program, Driving Move to EMV Migration

CARTES 2004, PARIS, 2 November 2004–Visa International announced today that Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC), a leading global provider of electronic payment solutions, has joined the Visa Smart Breakthrough Acceptance Device program. Hypercom will offer their T7Express Breakthrough terminal aimed at facilitating and accelerating worldwide EMV migration and improving the chip business case for Visa member…