ID News Archive for January, 2011
War veterans and pensioners will be issued travel smartcards by the Romanian government.
A technical university in Tianjin, China, will be upgrading its smart card technology.
The Vancouver, British Columbia, transit authority has awarded a contract to Cubic for a new smartcard fare payment system.
The State Bank of Hyderbad recently issued biometric smart cards to the Mahboobnagar district in India.
VTB Bank, the second largest bank in Russia, recently signed an agreement with the State Social Welfare Service of the Labor and Social Affairs Ministry on non-cash payments.
Canadians will soon be making purchases without the hassle of PIN numbers.
The city government of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, recently distributed plastic ID cards to more than 1.3 million people.
To combat fare dodging, the public transit systems in the Greek cities of Athens and Thessaloniki, are pushing the introduction of smart cards.
The Irish are the most intensive users of cash in Europe, but new smart cards will be up and running soon.