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Smart Card Alliance Highlights 2014 Identity, Access Control and Health and Human Services Council Accomplishments, Announces New Council Leadership

Princeton Junction, N.J., January 26, 2015 –2014 was a successful year for the Smart Card Alliance Identity, Access Control and Health and Human Services Councils, all of which made great strides in raising awareness of the ways smart card technology can improve privacy and security in government, enterprise and health markets. The councils also elected Read the full article…

TSYS and Ingenico Group to Offer EMV, NFC and Apple Pay Enabled POS Payment Solutions

First Processor to Class A certify Ingenico Group’s new PCI 3.0 certified products Columbus, Ga., and Atlanta, Ga., January 22, 2015 — TSYS® (NYSE:TSS), a leading global payments provider, and Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346-ING), global leader in seamless payments, today announced a new agreement to offer merchants a seamless and secure solution for accepting all Read the full article…

Gemalto prepaid EMV banking cards extend reach of Vodacom m-pesa mobile wallet in South Africa

Amsterdam, January 20, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces the deployment of prepaid EMV banking cards​ to complement Vodacom’s m-pesa mobile wallet service in South Africa. The card is certified by the major international payment schemes and accepted at any of the 240,000 EMV-compliant payment terminals and over Read the full article…

oti WAVE NFC Payment Solution Adopted by Taiwanese Banking Consortium

oti Channel Partner, Tradelink Electronic Commerce, to Deliver WAVE as Part of Major Mobile Payment Deployment in Taiwan Rosh Pina, Israel, January 20, 2015 — On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global leader in cashless payment solutions based on contactless transactions and near-field communication (NFC) technology, has deployed its industry-leading NFC payment system Read the full article…

OTI PetroSmart Awarded Global Tender by Multinational Oil Company to Supply EasyFuel Plus

Cape Town, South Africa and Rosh Pina, Israel, January 15, 2015 – OTI PetroSmart, a global value added reseller of petroleum payment solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ: OTIV), has been awarded a global tender to supply its AVI (Automated Vehicle Identification) solution, EasyFuel Plus, to an emerging Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Announces 2014-2015 Board and Executive Leadership

Princeton Junction, N.J., January 14, 2015 – The Smart Card Alliance today announced its new board and seven-member executive committee to lead and provide guidance for education programs, market research, advocacy, industry relations and events for 2014-2015. More information regarding the board and the Smart Card Alliance management can be found at http://www.smartcardalliance.org/alliance-management/. “The smart Read the full article…

Uruguay selects Gemalto for eID secure document and issuance solution

Uruguay ranked number one in Latin America in the 2014 United Nations eGovernment index ​Amsterdam, Jan. 13, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, will deliver its Sealys eID card and Coesys Issuance solution​ to the Ministry of Interior of Uruguay for the country’s eID (“Documento de Identidad“) program. Gemalto’s instant issuance solution enables on-the-spot delivery Read the full article…

TSYS Releases Insights on Payment Preferences of Business Travelers and Travel Administrators

Columbus, Ga., January 13, 2015 — TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today released a white paper titled “T&E Card Programs: A Revealing, 360-Degree Look at Business Travelers’ and Travel Managers’ Needs.” The paper explores the current state of business travel spending, along with the potential for improvement and added value to travel and entertainment (T&E) programs. TSYS Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Wraps Up 2014 Accomplishments in Payments, Transportation, and Mobile and NFC Councils, Announces New Council Leadership for 2015

Princeton Junction, N.J., January 13, 2015 –The Smart Card Alliance Payments, Mobile and NFC, and Transportation Councils made significant headway in 2014, educating the industry on the security benefits of smart card technology for a wide variety of payment applications and use cases. The councils today announced the newly-elected 2015-2016 chairs to lead projects in Read the full article…

New Keynotes Added: Smart Card Alliance 2015 Payments Summit to Cover Latest Advancements in EMV Chip, Mobile and Transit Payments

Early registration discounts are available through Jan. 13 Princeton Junction, N.J., January 12, 2015 – The 2015 Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit has a full agenda with senior leaders from every major payments market scheduled to speak on the progress of U.S. EMV chip migration, mobile payments and open transit payments initiatives. For 2015, the Read the full article…