O2 launches UK’s first location-based mobile marketing via partnership with Placecast

O2 has become the first network provider to offer large-scale location-based mobile marketing in the UK, enabling brands to deliver relevant SMS and MMS to consumers. Starbucks and L’Oréal are the first brands on board for the six-month trial, which relies on consumers opting into the service to receive relevant messages dependent on their age,… Read More

Kentkart upgrades Belgrade public bus transport system with contactless technology

Kentkart is supplying an  automated fare collection, vehicle tracking and passenger info system to Belgrade. The Belgrade City Council of Republic of Serbia has signed a contract to install and operate Automated Fare Collection (AFC) and Vehicle Tracking Systems (VTS) for 2000 buses with Apex Technology Solutions which is formed in partnership of Kentkart, Turkey and Lanus, Serbia.… 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

Ever wondered why the TV show “Mythbusters” have never produced a show about RFID/Contactless technology?

For those of you not familiar with the show, heres the run-down according to Wikipedia; MythBusters is a science entertainment TV program created and produced by an Australian company, Beyond Television Productions originally for the Discovery Channel in the United States. The series is screened by numerous international broadcasters, including SBS One and the Discovery… Read More