Munich-based Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has inked a deal with Aeris, a specialist in the Internet of Things (IoT) market and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications. The wide range of M2M devices includes POS.
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has become the provider of the embedded smart card chip and the operating system to enable the first contactless payment watch in China, Bellamy, by the Swiss watchmaker Swatch.
Giesecke & Devrient and Ericsson have partnered to deliver a commercial end-to-end subscription management solution. Via a highly secure process, the system will enable the remote provisioning and management of mobile operator SIM profiles and policies.
Giesecke & Devrient has ankled Prof. Klaus Josef Lutz as Chairman of the Advisory Board and Supervisory Board. Also, added to the G&D Supervisory Board and Advisory Board is Achim Berg. Up until the middle of this year, he was the Chairman of the Management Board at arvato AG, a member of the board of management for Bertelsmann SE, and a member on the Supervisory board for the RTL Group.
As payment networks mull facilitating transactions from automobiles there are security concerns now being aggressively addressed. Giesecke & Devrient and IBM are teaming up to work on a new connected vehicle security solution with the intent to make car hacks much more difficult in the future.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: SYNCHRONY (Mills Farm); GIESECKE & DEVRIENT (HCE); XACTLY (eWAY); and MASTERCARD (EMV).
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has been certified “Visa Ready” by Visa for Host Card Emulation (HCE) cloud based payment services. With the Visa Ready status, Visa ensures that technology and service providers develop and deploy products and services that are compatible with Visa’s requirements. G&D’s data center in Canada has received Visa Ready certification as a provider for cloud based payment services.
Giesecke & Devrient is the first SIM card provider to receive both the product certification from NXP Semiconductors for MIFARE Classic and from the MIFARE4Mobile Industry Group for MIFARE4Mobile v2.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Trustonic.
CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Anna Rossetti, General Manager of CPI Card Group – Canada.
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is launching Convego CloudPay, a mobile cloud payment service compliant with the specifications of the major international payment schemes.
One of the largest financial institutions in the Netherlands is now offering its customers an easy-to-use, secure and private mobile payment system. Rabobank is now offering a mobile wallet with secure payment app from G&D.