JCB Launches New High Tech Website

JCB Launches New High Tech Website

Tokyo-based JCB is launching a new JCB global website on August 3rd. The website has a portal function to link to a wide range of other JCB websites in many countries/territories. The new site is a new and easy-to-navigate website that offers comprehensive information about JCB corporate, products and services. At the same time as…

Kyocera Unveils New Credit Card Printer

Kyocera Unveils New Credit Card Printer

Kyocera has introduced a real edge 600-dot-per-inch (dpi) thermal printhead for desktop card printers used for rigid materials such as ID cards and credit cards. The KPE Series 600dpi printhead, available worldwide from this month, provides crisp, high resolution printing with delicate color expression. The new 600dpi model is fully compatible with the conventional 300dpi…

C-Connect has Launched Ippin an Online Shopping Mall

C-Connect has Launched Ippin an Online Shopping Mall

C-Connect, the retail e-commerce company selling printer inks and sanitary napkins, has launched “Ippin” – the Online Shopping Mall specialized in direct sales and distribution from Japan to foreign countries. “Ippin” not only sells “Made in Japan” products but also high–quality “Produced by Japan” and “Popular in Japan” items, enabling customers to purchase directly from…

MC Intros First m-Wallet Service in Japan with JACCS Card

MC Intros First m-Wallet Service in Japan with JACCS Card

MasterCard now has its first mobile wallet service in Japan. The new JACCS Card is powered by MasterCard contactless technology. MasterCard is enabling secure, convenient mobile payments for Japanese cardholders with NFC-equipped smartphones issued by NTT DOCOMO, KDDI and SoftBank. Starting this month, cardholders can sign up with JACCS MasterCard Contactless Mobile at the JACCS…

FamilyMart in Japan to Accept CUP Cards

FamilyMart in Japan to Accept CUP Cards

UnionPay International says its credit cards would now be accepted at all FamilyMart stores in Japan. Now, all the three major chain convenience stores in Japan, namely Lawson, 7-ELEVEn and FamilyMart, accept UnionPay cards and allow for easy PIN-free payment which is widely adopted at local convenience stores. According to data released, nearly 5 million…

WISeKey & IoT

Cyber security specialist WISeKey has made available its Cryptographic Root of Trust to Japanese IoT manufacturers and Chipmakers allowing them to add digital certificates on their chips at the hardware level to encrypt the communication and authenticate the devices.