DBS Customers with StarHub Plans are the First to Use the New NFC Mobile Payment Solution in Singapore

Some 1, 000 DBS customers with StarHub mobile plans will be the first in Singapore to use the NFC Mobile Payment Solution trial service for everyday mobile payments. The trial will commence in December 2010 and will last for eight months. The project, which was collaboratively organised by DBS Bank, EZ-Link, Gemalto, MasterCard and StarHub,… Read More

NXP and Gemalto Sign Licensing Agreement for Adding MIFARE to UICC Cards

NXP Semiconductors N.V. and Gemalto, have announced a global strategic licensing agreement for NXP’s MIFARE™ technology, enabling Gemalto to integrate MIFARE into its UICC cards. This cooperation aims at spurring the usage of NFC mobile devices in the MIFARE infrastructure, therefore accelerating worldwide deployments of mobile contactless services. The agreement enables Gemalto to complement its… Read More

Denmark Renews Multi-Year Contract with Gemalto for Complete ePassport Service

Gemalto has announced that the Danish State Police (“Den Danske Stat ved Rigspolitiet”) has renewed its multi-year agreement for a complete Sealys ePassport production and issuance service. The new outsourcing contract is for five years with an option for an additional five years. At the heart of the contract, Gemalto provides its Allynis Issuance operated… Read More

VeriFone and Gemalto Forge Strategic Partnership

VeriFone Systems, Inc. and Gemalto have announced a comprehensive strategic partnership. The two companies will jointly pursue new chip card solutions based on the global EMV payment standard, particularly as U.S. retailers and card networks increasingly acknowledge chip card and contactless technologies as a core component of a comprehensive security infrastructure. The two companies are… Read More

Gemalto’s U.S. Secure Production Center Awarded NASPO Security Assurance Certification

Gemalto has  announced its advanced manufacturing and service center in Montgomeryville, PA., has received the security assurance certification from the North American Security Products Organization (NASPO). The audit renewed the certification of Gemalto’s security practices and procedures against the ANSI/NASPO Class II “Assurance Standards for the Document and Product Security Industries.” This voluntary certification continues… Read More

Gemalto Delivers Complete New-Generation Solution for Moroccan Biometric Passport

Gemalto have announced the delivery of a complete solution for the Moroccan Mint: Dar As-Sikkah (Bank Al Maghrib), for the Kingdom of Morocco’s biometric passport program. The Gemalto solution includes the highly secure operating system Sealys eTravel, as well as the electronic covers with an integrated contactless microprocessor, containing the holder’s digital fingerprint and photo.… Read More