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Smart Insights Reports

Smart Insights Reports

Smart Insights Reports provide expert analysis on the secure transaction industry. Smart Insights Reports are off-the-shelf research reports providing key facts and figures as well as strategic insights about a technology, a geographical area or a major issue in the secure transaction industry.

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Smart Insights Weekly

Smart Insights Weekly

Smart Insights Weekly delivers permanently updated information to give our subscribers the most complete and comprehensive information for them to make the best business decisions. Every week Smart Insights Weekly brings up to date information about the secure transactions industry. 

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White Papers

White Papers

Smart Insights White Papers bring a synthetic view about a given subject, region, or market segment. A Smart Insights White Paper is a conveniently compact abstract giving its readers thorough understanding of a given topic. 

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Secure Transactions News

Eurosmart, SIMalliance and SPA: “Smart cards are not Electronic Waste”

The industry associations Eurosmart, SIMalliance and SPA (Smart Payment Association) just issued a statement reaffirming that smart cards and smart card based products (e.g. payment cards, electronic passports, electronic ID cards, SIM cards, health insurance cards) should not fall under the scope of the updated WEEE Directive, since they were not covered by the 2002 legislation.

 

On the 13 of August 2012, the updated version of the European Directive 2012/19/EU on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE Directive) entered into force. 

Gemalto acquires Marquis ID Systems

Gemalto has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Marquis ID Systems (MIDS), a provider of fully integrated solutions and services for drivers license and identification in the US.

 

With nearly 14 years servicing and supporting eID systems according to AAMVA (American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators) standards, MIDS specializes in secure personalized enrollment and issuance systems to meet the requirements of each state. The combination of Gemalto and MIDS promises to bring to its customers the most innovative identity solutions and the ability to implement large-scale card programs with higher levels of service.

Our news

Smart Insights publishes a new White Paper “The smart world behind the UAE”

Intelling, a consultancy specializing in secure transactions, is publishing a new Smart Insights White Paper in partnership with CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS titled “The smart world behind the UAE,” to bring to its readers a synthesis on this extremely dynamic market.