Commuters in the city of Auckland, New Zealand, will soon be able to pay for travel on public transport with new contactless-enabled plastic cards.
ID News Archive for April, 2011
New York University recently announced its students will receive new plastic cards as part of a revamp of the school’s identification system.
Smart token management solutions company Bell ID recently announced it has joined the U.S.-based Smart Card Alliance, an organization that works to promote the deployment of smart plastic cards in a wide range of frameworks.
Residents of Connecticut will soon be offered a new form of verified identity protection when renewing their identification plastic cards and driver licenses at the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles.
The Port Authority of Pittsburgh recently announced it has begun installing new fareboxes on its final rail line as it prepares for a conversion to smartcard technology, according to a report by the Post-Gazette.
Commuters on the underground rail system in the city of Glasgow, Scotland, will soon be able to pay for their trips using contactless-enabled plastic cards.
In May, the Smart Card Alliance will host the EMV Roadmap Implementation Options conference in Chicago, during which the nonprofit organization will help other companies adopt and implement EMV technology into their solutions.
Recently, Wells Fargo officials announced the company has developed a new Visa card that will incorporate embedded chips to help international travelers with transactions.
CPI Card Group, a manufacturer of smart plastic cards, recently announced it has entered into partnerships with two other organizations to expand its portfolio of contactless offerings.
Officials from the Smart Card Alliance, a nonprofit that encourages smartcard usage, announced that its website now offers new capabilities to visitors.