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Cartes 2012

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Atos adds portable POS

November 12th, 2012

Atos Worldline has launched Yoximo, a portable POS terminal with a contactless reader integrated into its colour screen. The terminal complies with the PCI 3 and SRED standards, and features a revolving PIN privacy shield.

MasterCard and ING test NFC for online payments

November 7th, 2012

The new NFC solution is designed to offer the same user experience — and the same level of security — whether a shopper is presenting a merchant with a physical card or making a remote ecommerce or mcommerce transaction. More

Inside Secure’s SIM card chipset adds NFC to standard mobile phones

November 7th, 2012

NFC and contactless chip specialist Inside Secure has announced the availability of a new chipset that enables NFC payment capabilities to be added to standard mobile phones. New PicoPulse NFC RF front-end booster chips work in… More

Eurosmart forecasts NFC SEs

November 7th, 2012

Close to 100m NFC secure elements will be shipped this year and that number will double in 2013, according to analysis conducted by smart card trade body Eurosmart. 750m contactless cards will also be produced in 2013, up from 600m in 2012.

OTI adds NFC to standard phones with Copni Wave plug-in

November 7th, 2012

On Track Innovations (OTI) has announced a new device that adds NFC functionality to standard mobile phones, via the headphone jack. Users can still listen to music while the new Copni Wave is plugged in,… More

Legic demos NFC for ID

November 7th, 2012

Contactless card specialist Legic is demonstrating at Cartes a new NFC trusted service management solution aimed at the employee ID market. “Major companies presently spend large sums on temporary company ID cards,” says Legic’s Oliver Burke. “NFC can reduce this cost to a fraction.”

AdvanIDe adds reader boards

November 7th, 2012

Assa Abloy owned smart card and RFID chip maker AdvanIDe has launched a range of contactless reader modules aimed at the NFC market. The product line includes a plug-and-play option, an OEM board, chipsets and a firmware licensing program for clients developing high volume solutions.

Identive adds PC NFC readers

November 7th, 2012

Identive has announced a range of desktop readers that support credentials stored on contact and contactless smart cards as well as NFC phones. “Identive’s new Cloud readers provide organizations with a simple, yet powerful way to bridge their current smart card-based IT systems with emerging contactless applications such as NFC,” says COO Dr Manfred Mueller.

C-Sam and DNP expand NFC deal

November 7th, 2012

C-Sam and Dai Nippon Printing (DNP) have expanded availability of their joint NFC mobile wallet solution, available in Japan since July, to more than 30 countries across the Asia-Pacific region. The solution combines DNP’s NFC TSM technology with C-Sam’s Mobile Transaction Platform.

Morpho ships NFC SIMs to KT

November 7th, 2012

Morpho has shipped 500,000 NFC/LTE SIM cards to KT, Korea’s second largest mobile network operator. KT expects that 20m Korean consumers will be equipped with an NFC phone by the end of this year.

Yubico shows NFC token

November 7th, 2012

Online identity protection specialist Yubico is demonstrating a production version of its YubiKey NFC USB authentication device at Cartes this week. First announced in February, the US$50 YubiKey Neo is designed to fit neatly onto a keychain and allows NFC phone users to securely identify themselves by simply bringing their YubiKey into close proximity with their mobile phone.

Cirque demos EMV trackpad

November 7th, 2012

Capacitive sensing provider Cirque has teamed up with authentication specialist SecureKey to build EMV payments security into its GlidePoint NFC-enabled trackpad. The new GlideSecure trackpads “will provide an ideal solution for personal authentication and payment applications” say the partners.

HID Global adds iClass SE reader module

November 6th, 2012

HID Global has added a reader module and a developer tool kit (DTK) for its iClass SE secure credentials platform. “Our new reader module enables third-party developers to build a broad range of products that simplify… More