To commemorate the royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, the Transport for London has launched a limited edition Oyster smartcard.
ID News Archive for April, 2011
As organizations search for ways to enhance security for employees, one expert endorses the use of smartcards as a way to achieve this goal, according to a report by Source Security.
The Asia-Pacific region accounted for 71.5 percent of the the global market for integrated circuit/smartcards, according to a report by Reportlinker.
BPC Banking Technologies recently announced it has been selected to provide components to support Russia’s universal electronic Card introduction.
For citizens who live too far away from the post office to collect their cards in Abu Dhabi, there is now a new option to receive national identification cards by filling out a request form, according to a report by Gulf News.
Rather than using cash for poker machines, more than half of Australia’s 200,000 machines will be replaced to implement a smartcard payment system, according to a report by the Courier.
In an effort to deter illegal vending in New Delhi, India, the New Delhi Municipal Council recently released a smartcard system for registered vendors.
Cubic Corporation recently announced that the managing director of its Australasia division, Matt Cole, has confirmed that the Sydney transit smartcard system is on track and on budget.
Due to new banking regulations and an evolving economic climate, the market for prepaid cards is expected to increase, according to a recent report by Javelin.
Although London currently utilizes smartcard technology in the form of the Oyster card, member of parliament Norman Baker of the Liberal Democrat Voice feels plastic cards should be available throughout the entire country.