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Concord EFS Awards Hypercom $13 Million Contract for Card Payment Terminals and Value-Added Web-based Services

Concord EFS, Inc, a leading electronic commerce provider, has awarded Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC) a contract valued at an estimated $13 million. Under the terms of the agreement, Concord will deploy tens of thousands of Hypercom® card payment terminals and peripherals, including the ICE™ 5700 with integrated motorized check reader, along with Hypercom’s value-added electronic…
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Catuity Signs Agreement with KESM Transaction Solutions for its Software to be Included on Banksys Terminals

DETROIT & TORONTO, (BUSINESS WIRE), Aug. 21, 2002–Catuity, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTTY) (ASX:CAT), a leader in loyalty software applications, today announced it has signed an agreement with KESM Transaction Solutions to be the exclusive provider of the loyalty application for Belgium-based Banksys terminals. The Banksys terminal–C-ZAM/Smash–is distributed in North America by BNA Smart Payment Systems, for which…
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Wave Systems to Present at Adams, Harkness & Hill’s Annual Summer Investment Seminar

BOSTON & LEE, Mass., (BUSINESS WIRE), July 29, 2002–Wave Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:WAVX), an industry leader in trusted computing hardware solutions and services, announced that it has been invited to present its corporate strategy to attendees of the Adams, Harkness & Hill Annual Summer Seminar for institutional investors. Steven Sprague, president and CEO of Wave Systems,…
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Visa Introduces Smart-Card Rewards Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2002–Visa U.S.A. today unveiled the smart Rewards Platform, a fully integrated, chip-enabled rewards solution with end-to-end transaction and servicing capabilities. Vying to significantly reduce financial, technical and time-to-market burdens currently faced by card issuers and merchants, Visa’s shared-system initiative is expected to accelerate the adoption of rewards services on multi-application smart…
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Bioscrypt On Board with HID’s iCLASS™ for Access Control

TORONTO, ON and IRVINE, CA, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/–HID Corporation and Bioscrypt Inc. (TSE: BYT) today jointly unveiled a practical and affordable new solution for access control that combines the high security of biometrics with a new generation of recently announced contactless smart cards from HID called iCLASS. Bioscrypt, the world’s leading provider of fingerprint-based biometric…
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Attacks on smart cards are a current issue in the media, but are not news to Gemplus

Gemplus–Delivering security–i.e. ensuring access is granted only for authorized usage by authorized cardholders–is the fundamental attribute of smart cards. The effectiveness of smart cards in delivering security is one of the reasons they have been so widely adopted, especially in financial services and mobile phones, why the growth of smart cards has been explosive, and…
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FAA to Conduct Smart Card Pilot

According to an article in Government Computer News (http://www.gcn.com) the Federal Aviation Administration will issue more than 50,000 smart cards to employees and contract workers this year. The agency hopes to standardize the process of issuing badges, reduce background investigation turnaround times and eliminate the use of multiple IDs. A Request For Proposal is to…
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Gemplus Leads the Smart Card Industry for Fourth Consecutive Year

LUXEMBOURG, May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/–Gemplus (Euronext: Sicovam 5768) (Nasdaq: GEMP), the world’s leading provider of smart card solutions, today announced that industry analysts have confirmed the company’s market-leading position for the fourth year running. This news reflects a year when the company delivered such technology breakthroughs as Target Corporation’s Target smart Visa™ card, China Unicom’s first…
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Gartner DataQuest Names SchlumbergerSema as World’s Leading Smart Card Provider

AUSTIN, Texas, (BUSINESS WIRE), May 28, 2002–SchlumbergerSema, a business unit of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB), today announced that the Gartner Dataquest 2001 report on the chip card market confirms its worldwide leadership position in the smart card industry. According to the Gartner Dataquest Worldwide Chip Card Market Share, 2001: Card Vendors and Semiconductor Vendors report, SchlumbergerSema…