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Keynote Speakers Announced for 2016 Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit

Newly co-located event moves to Orlando in April, early registration discounts available through March 18 Princeton Junction, N.J., February 3, 2016 – Coming to Orlando, Florida in April, the newly located and expanded version of the 2016 Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit will bring together executives from EMV payments, mobile payments, transportation payments, and FinTech Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Opens the National Center for Advanced Payments and Identity Security for Education and Collaboration

New facility near Washington, D.C. expands training and education mission Princeton Junction, N.J., February 2, 2016 – To expand their investment in educating industry stakeholders on how to make payments and identity more secure, the Smart Card Alliance announced today a new training center in Crystal City, Virginia. The National Center for Advanced Payments and Identity Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance 2015 Council Roundup: Accelerating the Use of Smart Card Technology across Access Control, Healthcare, Identity, Mobile, Payments and Transportation Markets

Princeton Junction, N.J., January 21, 2016 – 2015 was a successful year for the Smart Card Alliance and its industry councils, which made great strides in accelerating the use and widespread adoption of smart card technology across the payments, mobile, government, enterprise and healthcare markets. “The Smart Card Alliance provides a unique platform for our Read the full article…

oti Partners With Leading Global Provider of Magnetic Card Readers to Enable NFC in Financial Self-Service Terminals

Rosh Pina, Israel — January 19, 2016 — On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of Near Field Communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, has partnered with the leading global provider of magnetic card readers used in financial self-service terminals. Together, they plan to work with providers of integrated self-service solutions to equip Read the full article…

Daimler chooses OT to securely connect its car fleet

Colombes, France, January 6, 2015-Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions and Daimler AG, one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach, today announce a new partnership to connect Mercedes-Benz passenger cars thanks to OT’s Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Expands Payments Summit, Co-locates with ICMA EXPO to Meet the Needs of a Changing Payments Industry

Topics range from EMV chip payments, mobile, NFC, transit, and FinTech, to card manufacturing and personalization technologies and more Princeton Junction, N.J., December 18, 2015 – The newly co-located Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit and the ICMA Card Manufacturing and Personalization EXPO will hit Orlando, Florida next spring as a significantly expanded conference covering EMV chip Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance White Paper Explores Uses of NFC Beyond Payments

Details secure implementations including marketing, identity and access, ticketing and gaming Princeton Junction, N.J., December 16, 2015 –Near Field Communications (NFC) technology gets a lot of attention for its ability to enable contactless payments, but less known is that it also can be used to enable secure and convenient transactions in non-payments applications, such as Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance White Paper Explores Contactless Payments and the Role of NFC Technology in U.S. EMV Migration

Princeton Junction, N.J., December 1, 2015 –As the U.S. migration to EMV chip payments continues, some industry participants are thinking about preparing to process payments made using EMV contact chip cards, EMV contactless chip cards, mobile NFCdevices, or all three. Yet for some, misconceptions around what NFC technology really is and how it can be Read the full article…

TSYS Output Services Receives Prestigious MasterCard Certification

Columbus, Ga.–TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced today that its Output Services division has earned a two-year certification from MasterCard’s Card Quality Management program. The TSYS Card Shop began manufacturing chip cards in April 2015. This entry into chip card manufacturing introduced an obligation to meet certain quality standards mandated by MasterCard. Specifically, MasterCard has established a Read the full article…

New payment platform for secured and ultra-fast contactless transactions

Munich, Germany – November 16, 2015 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) increases performance and security of contactless payment transactions. The new SLC 32P family of security controllers speeds up data handling by the factor of 15. It enables manufacturers of payment cards, wearables and proximity devices such as tokens to meet Read the full article…