Silicon Trust – rejuvenating the brand

Since the year 2000, when the Silicon Trust was founded by Infineon Technologies as a marketing program for smart card solutions, the program has developed to be a key partner platform for companies aiming at promoting the use of silicon-based security in a broad variety of ID applications. For those of you who aren’t into… Read More

Gemalto Mobile NFC Payment Application First in the World Certified by MasterCard

Gemalto has released the world’s first UICC-embedded software application compliant with Mobile MasterCard® PayPass™ M/Chip 4, the brand new MasterCard payment specification designed for mobile near field communications (NFC). The software application and the UICC have both successfully achieved the compliance assessment and security testing certification in accordance with MasterCard’s highest chip security requirements. The… Read More

Crédit Agricole Selects Gemalto for its Mobile Contactless Payment Program in Nice

Crédit Agricole has selected Gemalto to support the bank in deploying Near Field Communication (NFC) mobile payment solutions in Nice. As part of the “Nice, Ville NFC” initiative, Crédit Agricole Provence Côte d’Azur offers its customers a contactless payment solution, using an NFC-approved mobile phone. Since January 2011, customers of Crédit Agricole Provence Côte d’Azur… Read More

Gemalto selected by SOFTBANK MOBILE for new Japanese Mobile Contactless Payment Trial

Gemalto has been selected by SOFTBANK MOBILE for the latest mobile contactless payment trial in Japan. There have been many contactless payment trails but this one is a little different in that the program is the first in Asia to enable secure mobile Near Field Communication (NFC) transactions from a choice of different credit card… Read More

VeriFone and Gemalto Strategic Partnership Progresses

VeriFone Systems, Inc. and Gemalto today announced further developments in their broad strategic partnership. First announced in October 2010, the partnership entails cooperative efforts in EMV chip card solutions, the handover of Gemalto’s point of sale (POS) solutions business to VeriFone, and Gemalto’s appointment as the preferred supplier of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) wireless modules and related… Read More

VIDEO: Watch the 2010 SESAMES Awards on their 15th anniversary and see the winners on stage

Organized for the 15th consecutive year as part of the CARTES & IDentification trade show, the SESAMES Awards are now the world reference for manufacturers of smart cards and their environment. Undisputed labels of innovation and highly coveted awards, these prizes are not only intended for CARTES & IDentification exhibitors, but more broadly all global… Read More