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May 7th, 2015
Industry veteran Tony Sabetti has joined CPI Card Group to lead its mobile and NFC market initiatives. Sabetti, who will helm the company’s CPIMobile digital issuance solution division, was previously technology director at US carrier-owned mobile payments venture Softcard. Before that he was a senior director of sales and marketing at NXP. Sabetti is also secretary of the Smart Card Alliance’s Mobile & NFC Council.
August 27th, 2014
The Smart Card Alliance has published Host Card Emulation (HCE) 101, a white paper that “takes a deep dive into HCE and NFC opportunities and security considerations”. HCE is “an opportunity for application developers to more easily provide convenient and consumer-friendly NFC applications, but also increases the chances of hackers gaining access to information through malware and/or denial of service attacks,” says executive director Randy Vanderhoof.
March 23rd, 2012
The US House of Representatives’ Financial Services Subcommitee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit has held a hearing on “The Future of Money: How Mobile Payments Could Change Financial Services”. Five people gave testimony to the…
February 9th, 2012
The Isis NFC pilots due to take place in Salt Lake City and Austin from this summer will run for six to twelve months before a nationwide rollout begins, the carrier-led joint venture’s Jim Stapleton…
February 7th, 2012
A white paper designed to show how the transit industry can best make use of NFC technology has been published by the Smart Card Alliance. “One of the major challenges facing transit agencies today is how…
November 2nd, 2011
Identity and credential management provider Intercede is to demonstrate an NFC version of its MyID security system at the Smart Card Alliance Government Conference in Washington DC this week. Intercede’s MyID identification card technology is used…
February 10th, 2010
The NFC Forum has signed a series of agreements, with the GSM Association (GSMA), EMVCo and the Smart Card Alliance, designed to enable it to work more closely with each of the associations on the…
May 28th, 2009
Collaboration and leveraging proven technology and a merchant infrastructure that is already in place are the keys to making NFC payments a reality, says a new white paper from the Smart Card Alliance.
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