HID Global secure identity has partnered with Wincor Nixdorf to develop an ATM solution with an integrated contactless smart card reader. This adds the HID interoperable cashless payment reader technology to the Wincor Nixdorf “ProCash ATM” platform, allowing a single piece of equipment to process ATM and automatic fare collection transactions. The partnership will support the “Calypso” transit card protocol and “DESFire” contactless smart card technology, plus “MIFARE” contactless smart cards to meet future banking requirements. The system is designed to improve efficiency and cut costs for transit authorities and banks while offering greater convenience for consumers, increasing customer loyalty.
ASSA ABLOY Identification Technologies (ITG) has appointed Perry
M. Garvis as the Director of Product Marketing for Contactless
Payment to oversee the organization’s global contactless payments.
In doing so, Garvis will market the ITG contactless prelaminates, cards,
transponders, readers and OEM reader modules having to do with the
payments sector. Garvis has over 30 years experience in marketing and
sales of RFID, security and wireless technologies with such companies as
Motorola and GE Interlogix. Most recently, Garvis was employed with
Texas Instruments as the Director of National Accounts Contactless
Payments and RFID Systems. ITG employs over 1100 employees out of
its 25 offices on all continents with headquarters in Walluf , Germany.