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Protecting Identities and Privacy with Smart Cards

News from the Mid-Winter Conference of the Smart Card Alliance Princeton Junction, NJ, February 24, 2003–Speakers and attendees at the recently concluded Smart Card Alliance Mid-Winter Conference were all in agreement that applying technology to protect identities and the privacy of individuals presents an excellent market opportunity. “The smart card industry is positioned ideally to…
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Sagem and Gemplus Sign Cooperation Agreement Aiming to Strengthen Offer of Secure Identity Applications

/PRNewswire-FirstCall/–Gemplus, leading provider of smart card solutions and Sagem, leader in biometrics based identity applications, today announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with a view for both companies to jointly pursue development and activities in the field of biometrics and smart card technology for secure identity solutions. Sagem provides advanced biometrics technology and system…
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Datacard Group and LogicaCMG to Implement World’s First National Multi-Application Smart Card Program

Minnetonka, MN, February 3, 2003–Datacard Group today announced the implementation of the Datacard® Affina™ life cycle management system through a partnership with LogicaCMG, who have been appointed by Luottokunta to provide Finland’s first national smart card payment program. Datacard Group will implement the Affina™ life cycle management system which will provide all the card management…
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SAFLINK to be Sole Biometric Application Software Provider for DoD Paid Test Project

BELLEVUE, Wash., (BUSINESS WIRE), Jan. 28, 2003–SAFLINK® Corporation (OTCBB:SFLK), a leading developer, marketer, and integrator of biometric security solutions, announced today that its team has been selected to participate in the third segment of the Department of Defense (DoD) Common Access Card (CAC) project. SAFLINK is the sole biometric security application software provider to participate…
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DeXa.Badge(a) Solution Delivers Security Cards to Nissan Employees

Schlumberger, a global technology services company (NYSE: SLB), today announced its DeXa.Badge security solution has been selected by Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. to reinforce the physical and logical security at all Nissan facilities worldwide. SchlumbergerSema, the IT business unit of Schlumberger, will manage this project. To date, SchlumbergerSema has already delivered identity badges to thousands…
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Department of Defense Selects BearingPoint for Third Phase of Biometric Demonstrations

BearingPoint to Develop Contactless Smart Card Technologies With Biometrics for Physical Access Environment McLean, VA, January 28, 2003–BearingPoint, Inc., (NYSE:BE), one of the world’s largest business consulting and systems integration firms, announced today that it is the sole recipient of a $1.2 million contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) Biometrics Management Office (BMO) to…
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Smart Card Alliance Mid-Winter Conference to Focus on Technology and Policies for Protecting Identity

Princeton Junction, NJ, January 21, 2003–Speakers from leading technology companies, government agencies and industry research firms will address technology and policy considerations for protecting identity at the Smart Card Alliance February Mid-Winter Conference to be held in Salt Lake City, Utah from February 12-13, 2003. “Our mid-winter conference is always one of our best-attended events,”…
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Oberthur Card Systems chosen as supplier by ABN AMRO for Identrus smart card-based solutions

The Oberthur Card Systems’ solution will enable ABN AMRO’s corporate customers to conduct secure electronic transactions within the Identrus model. Paris, 16th January 2002–Oberthur Card Systems, one of the leaders in the smart card industry, has been selected to provide ABN AMRO, the prominent international bank, with its Identrus™ smart card, reader and software solutions….
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First Data Presents Retail Merchants With Combined Processing Solutions

First Data Presents Retail Merchants With Combined Processing Solutions Including Credit, Signature and Pin-Based Debit, Proprietary Gift Cards, Electronic Check and Check Services NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/–First Data Corp. (NYSE: FDC), a leader in electronic commerce and payment services, will demonstrate its market-leading services and discuss the benefits of working through a single provider…