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Gemplus to Deliver SIM Card-Based Solution to Oi For First GSM Launch in Brazil

Leading Smart Card Manufacturer Develops OiChip to Enable Global Roaming And Content Delivery Through SMS in GSM Mobile Phones RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/–Gemplus (Nasdaq: GEMP; Euronext: Sicovam 5768), the world’s leading provider of solutions enabled by smart cards, announces an agreement with Oi, the Brazilian mobile telecommunications subsidiary of Telemar(1) that operates…
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Microsoft Deploys ActivCard Identity Management System™ (AIMS)

ActivCard Identity Technology Selected by Microsoft IT Security Group For Largest Deployment of New Corporate ID Badges FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/–ActivCard® (Nasdaq: ACTI; Nasdaq Europe: ACTI), the leader in IDentity Management (IDM) software, today announced that the ActivCard Identity Management System™ (AIMS) has been adopted by Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) for their employees and…
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Smart Card Alliance Releases New White Paper

New York, NY, May 22, 2002–Combining smart card and biometric technologies is one of the best ways to assure information and physical security, according to a new Smart Card Alliance white paper released today. “Smart Cards and Biometrics in Privacy-Sensitive Secure Personal Identification Systems” outlines how smart cards and biometrics enhance security, privacy, performance and…
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Cubic Names John Minteer Vice President of Information Technology

SAN DIEGO, (BUSINESS WIRE), Aug. 26, 2002–John Minteer has been named vice president of Information Technology for San Diego-based Cubic Corp. (AMEX:CUB). In announcing the appointment, Thomas A. Baz, vice president and corporate controller, said: “John Minteer has made many significant improvements in the application of information technology for the corporation and its subsidiaries during…
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Hypercom Appoints Eric Duprat Vice President Global Marketing And Business Development

Worldwide Marketing Expert Brings Proven Track Record, Experience, Talent To Global Electronic Payment Leader Hypercom PHOENIX, August 29, 2002–Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) today announced the appointment of Eric Duprat to vice president, Marketing and Business Development for the company’s Transaction System Group (TSG). Mr. Duprat will be directly responsible for the division’s global marketing operations…
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Schlumberger Awarded Common Access Card Contract by U.S. Department of Defense; Cumulative Estimate of $9.3 Million for Schlumberger CACTUS Middleware

Business Editors & High-Tech Writers HOUSTON, (BUSINESS WIRE), Aug. 12, 2002–Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB), a global technology services company, today announced it has been selected as a supplier of middleware, through its DeXa.Badge(a) information security offering, for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Common Access Card (CAC) program. This contract is also part of the DoD Enterprise…
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Gemplus Introduces ‘ResIDent’–A Secure ID Solution for E-Government Programs

Based on Smart Card Technology, ResIDent Enables Governments to Deliver Secure, Versatile and Convenient Identification Services to Their Populations PARIS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/, Cartes 2002–Gemplus (Nasdaq: GEMP; Paris Euronext: Euroclear 5768), the world’s leading provider of smart card-enabled solutions, today launched ResIDent, a smart card-based ID system designed for advanced e-Government programs. ResIDent is based…
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Datacard ID Cards Enhance Security, Prestige to Solheim Cup

Smart chips on ID cards also enable cashless vending in PING Pavilion Minnetonka, Minn., September 18, 2002–Organizers of the 2002 Solheim Cup have turned to Datacard Group to enhance security at next week’s event, the biggest event in women’s professional golf. Datacard, a world leader in secure identity solutions, was selected to issue secure ID…
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Gemplus Reaches Another Major Milestone for SIM Cards in Smart Card History; 500 Million SIM Cards Sold and Deployed Across the Globe

Deployment Confirms Gemplus’ Position as the Leader in Providing Smart Cards and Smart Card-Based Solutions Figures Illustrate That Over One in Three SIM Cards Currently Deployed In the Field Is Made by Gemplus In the U.S., SIM Deployment Grew From 9 to 13 Million With Additional Volumes for the iDEN networks, (Source: EMC Database Q1’02)…
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Philips Single Chip Reader IC Goes Multi-Standard

Versatile contactless single chip reader IC opera Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) today introduces the CL RC632 IC–the world’s leading multi-standard single-chip reader IC for contactless smart cards and labels operating at 13.56 MHz. Designed to support the ISO contactless standards in this frequency range including ISO 14443 and ISO 15693, the CL…