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TSYS and Acquirer Systems Launch ASTREX to Simplify EMV Certification Process

Simulation tool eliminates time required for VARs and ISVs to certify EMV solutions, while reducing overall implementation costs Columbus, Ga.–TSYS® (NYSE: TSS) and Acquirer Systems today announced the launch of ASTREX, a new testing solution that simplifies the EMV® certification process for both Value-Added Resellers (VARs) and Integrated Software Vendors (ISVs). Developers can now use a Read the full article…

California selects Gemalto for automated identity document verification

Allows for the issuance of a secure driver license to state residents Amsterdam July 9, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has successfully provided the nearly 200 California Department of Motor Vehicle (California DMV) field and investigative offices with its advanced Coesys Document Verification​ software solution. DMV officials can verify the authenticity of such Read the full article…

TSYS Extends Relationship with U.S. Bank

Columbus, Ga.–TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced today that it has signed a long-term renewal with U.S. Bank. As part of the agreement, TSYS will continue to support the bank’s commercial card payment services in the United States, Europe and Canada, and will also support their acquiring business. “U.S. Bank has been a valued TSYS client for Read the full article…

TSYS Extends Relationship with INVEX

Columbus, Ga.–TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced today that it has extended its payments agreement with Mexico’s Banco INVEX S.A. The multi-year agreement includes processing services for INVEX’s consumer and commercial credit card portfolios.“We look forward to continuing our business relationship with TSYS, and are excited about consolidating our consumer line of business onto the more robust Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance and International Parking Institute Collaborate to Help Parking Industry Transition to EMV Chip Technology and Implementation

2015 IPI Conference & Expo, Las Vegas, June 29, 2015 – As the U.S. moves to EMV chip cards for payments, parking industry stakeholders need to review their current payments infrastructure and develop their strategy and plan for EMV migration to prepare for the upcoming October 2015 EMV fraud liability shifts. The Smart Card Alliance Read the full article…

TSYS Research Reveals Canadian Consumers Prefer Credit Cards as Payment Choice

Credit card use rises among consumers as trends in e-commerce increase Columbus, Ga.–TSYS (TSS) today announced the results of its 2015 Canadian Consumer Payment Choice Study. The second annual research found that when given a choice, 46 percent of Canadian consumers prefer to pay using their credit cards more than any other payment method. That’s Read the full article…

TSYS Signs NCB Jamaica to PRIME 4 Agreement

Columbus, Ga–TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced that National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB), Jamaica’s largest financial services provider, has upgraded to the latest version of TSYS’ card issuing and merchant management solution — PRIME 4. A TSYS client since 1998, NCB Jamaica deploys the PRIME solution to manage its growing card portfolios. Drawing on PRIME’s Read the full article…

Next-Generation Transport Ticketing at Work in Columbia’s Innovation City; Standards-Based Smart Card Pilot Delivers Convenience, Flexibility and Security

Milpitas, CA – June 18, 2015 – A pilot project in Columbia’s second-largest metropolitan area is set to demonstrate how transport ticketing using contactless smart card technology can make public transit more convenient for millions of passengers while providing options for cash-free commerce. The smart card solution uses a security controller from Infineon Technologies AG Read the full article…

Gemalto cloud service enables mobile subscribers in Indonesia to securely backup personal data

​​​​Amsterdam, June 18, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has been selected by Elasitas to provide mobile subscribers in Indonesia with LinqUs Smart Backup​, offered in SaaS mode by Gemalto Allynis servi​​ces. Elasitas is a local mobile technology firm that serves all leading operators in the country with a total subscriber base Read the full article…

Billing System Corporation and oti Partner to Provide NFC Payment Solutions in Japan

Tokyo, Japan and Rosh Pina, Israel – Jun 16, 2015 – Billing System Corporation (Billing System) (TSE: 3623), a leading payment service provider, has partnered with On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, to resell oti’s NFC products in Japan. Billing System selected oti as Read the full article…