Smart card players join to advance secure public transport smart card applications

Smart Card Makers Giesecke & Devrient and Oberthur Technologies, and Chip Providers Infineon and INSIDE Contactless Launch Initiative to Establish Open Standard Smart card manufacturers Giesecke & Devrient GmbH (G&D), Oberthur Technologies S.A., and chip suppliers Infineon Technologies and INSIDE Contactless S.A. have announced that they have launched an industry initiative to provide a new… Read More

eID around the world

Guest blogged by Nicole Mountain Over the past couple of weeks we’ve heard further announcements regarding new and upcoming smart card based ID schemes from around the world. This week, the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs began rolling out biometric ePassports via ten of its 18 regional consular offices (RCO) – the remaining provinces will… Read More