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JETCO launches mobile NFC services in Hong Kong and Macau with Gemalto’s Trusted Service Hub

Amsterdam, March 10, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that Joint Electronic Teller Services Limited (JETCO) has commercially launched mobile NFC services in Hong Kong and Macau using Gemalto’s Allynis Trusted Services Hub​ (TSH). JETCO is the largest Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) network in the region consisting of 32 member banks….
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Gemalto and Tapit bring one-tap mobile payment to posters, kiosks, packages, and signs

​​​Mobile World Congress, Barcelona – March 3, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is working with Tapit, a platform used by global brands to transform their physical assets into interactive objects, to launch “Tapit and Buy”. This is an innovative solution whereby the consumer taps their smartphone against a Tapit-enabled physical support, such…
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Gemalto enables mobile NFC ticketing for Madrid public transport

Mobile World Congress, Barcelona – March 3, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), is providing a comprehensive mobile contactless solution​ for a pilot project that enables NFC easy and secure access to the Madrid transport system. Gemalto is delivering its Allynis Trusted Service Manager ​(TSM) andUpTeq Multitenant SIM with MIFARE DESFire technology respectively to CRTM (Consorcio Regional de Transportes de Madrid), and…
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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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At Mobile World Congress 2015, Gemalto brings trust into new digital lifestyles

Amsterdam, February 26, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, demonstrates at Mobile World Congress​ (Hall 5 Stand 5A80) how its Mobile Trust Net​ portfolio translates the core principles of trust and security into effective and convenient solutions used by billions of people. Gemalto’s offers, now further reinforced by the integration of SafeNet1, position the company at the forefront…
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Gemalto launches mobile eBanking solution to protect Japanese from “Ore-Ore” fraud

​Amsterdam, February 19, 2015 — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has launched Ezio Mobile Out-of-Band Server, a strong mobile solution, to protect people from “Ore-Ore” (“it’s me, it’s me”) scams in Japan. “Ore-Ore” is a notorious crime in which swindlers extort money from their victims using a variety of social engineering and…
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Etisalat adopts Gemalto mobile NFC solution for accessing office facilities

​Amsterdam, February 18, 2015 — Etisalat, the UAE’s leading telecoms company, is harnessing mobile NFC​ solution for corporate access control from Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security. The solution enables Etisalat’s management to securely access its head office and facilities with a single tap of a mobile phone on a contactless reader. The new app…
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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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Smart Card Alliance Highlights 2014 Identity, Access Control and Health and Human Services Council Accomplishments, Announces New Council Leadership

Princeton Junction, N.J., January 26, 2015 –2014 was a successful year for the Smart Card Alliance Identity, Access Control and Health and Human Services Councils, all of which made great strides in raising awareness of the ways smart card technology can improve privacy and security in government, enterprise and health markets. The councils also elected…