We are very confident that a combination fingerprint and contactless smartcard
device will find uses around the globe in today s rapidly expanding biometrics industry.
Matthew Wallhead, general manager of Terrapinn, a business media company and organizer and creator of the event, said: "Cards, payments and contactless smartcards
are changing the way consumers and merchants interact with each other.
HID Global, a provider of solutions for the delivery of secure identity, on Tuesday announced that Nanchang Changbei International Airport has chosen the company's networked access control solution, contactless smartcards
, and readers for its new terminal.
Various contactless smartcards
have been successfully launched in the past decade across different cities in Asia, from the Octopus card in Hong Kong in 1997, to the Yikatong card in Beijing in 2003 and the myki in Melbourne in 2008.
In addition to the current Gold Card, travellers will be able to access the system using contactless smartcards
issued by either South African or foreign banks.
Mercy Corps has inked a partnership deal with electronic money issuer sQuid for the provision of contactless smartcards
to households in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through which money can be distributed for use at local merchants.
Ensure the 30,000 units of contactless smartcards
compliant to ISO / IEC 14443 type A, which will be coded season tickets.