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Smart Card Alliance Member Meeting to Explore Increasing Smart Card Adoption in Payments, Mobile, Transit, Data Security and More

Meeting offers cross-industry collaboration through in-depth breakout sessions, keynote speakers, panels and networking opportunities Princeton Junction, N.J., November 13, 2014 – The Smart Card Alliance invites its members to attend an exclusive industry conference on Dec. 7-9 at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla. At the 2014 Member Meeting, participating Alliance members from every market…
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New oti TRIO Cashless Payment Reader Receives Industry-wide Certification for Major Credit Card Transactions

Rosh Pina, Israel, November 4, 2014 — On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, has received full certification from major credit card associations and main standardization bodies for its new TRIO modular cashless payment reader. The industry-wide certification makes TRIO one of the…
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SHAZAM chooses Gemalto’s EMV consulting services to advance U.S. migration

Amsterdam, October 31, 2014 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, provided SHAZAM with in-depth EMV consulting and training for its U.S. migration planning. SHAZAM is a member-owned and -controlled electronic funds transfer (EFT) network, delivering payment solutions to financial institutions across the U.S. for nearly 40 years. Gemalto’s customized Allynis…
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The Netherlands selects Gemalto to introduce new electronic driving license

Amsterdam, October 28, 2014 — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is delivering its Sealys electronic driving license to RDW, the public body responsible for driver licensing and vehicle registration in the Netherlands. The Gemalto driving license combines visual, physical and electronic security features that provide strong protection against fraud and…
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Smart Card Alliance Now Accepting Speaking Proposals for the 8th Annual Payments Summit

Proposals accepted through Oct. 23 Princeton Junction, N.J., September 23, 2014 – The Smart Card Alliance is now accepting speaking proposals on innovations and developments for payments across retail, mobile and transit markets for the 2015 Payments Summit. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, Oct. 23. For guidelines on how to submit, visit http://www.scapayments.com/contact/speaking/. The…
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ACS a Speaker and Sponsor in NFC Bootcamp 2014

Hong Kong, Sept. 11, 2014–Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Card Systems Holdings Ltd., SEHK: 8210), Asia Pacific’s top supplier and one of the world’s top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers (Source: Frost & Sullivan), will be a speaker and sponsor in NFC Bootcamp 2014, which will be…
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TSYS Supports Apple Pay

Tokenization, App Developer, Issuer and Merchant Facilitation for Apple Pay Columbus, Ga., Sept. 9, 2014–TSYS® (NYSE: TSS) announced today its role to support secure transactions and facilitate enablement for issuers, merchants and app developers in processing transactions from Apple Pay. TSYS will offer a path for merchant acceptance and certification of third-party devices as well…
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New Smart Card Alliance White Paper Examines NFC and Host Card Emulation (HCE) Opportunities, Security Considerations

Princeton Junction, N.J., August 14, 2014 – Host card emulation (HCE) is one of the most talked about mobile innovations today, providing solutions providers with a new architecture to implement convenient mobile NFC-based solutions. But how does the new architecture impact application security? The Smart Card Alliance takes a deep dive into HCE and NFC opportunities and security…