Posts from US

The Wired Jeep Hack is not a modern “Christine” but shows we’d better secure who is in the driver’s seat

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Posted on 29th Jul 2015 by in M2M

Last week, hackers cut the engine of a Wired journalist’s car on the highway. This has implications for trust in the Internet of Things.

Contactless technology beyond payment

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Posted on 29th Jul 2015 by in Financial Services

Contactless technology extends far beyond just payment. More and more vendors in the entertainment, social media and retail industries are utilizing it as a way to build their communities by allowing fans and consumers to get even more out of the experience.

Summer essentials from the Internet of Things

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Posted on 29th Jun 2015 by in M2M

In this post, we’ve outlined three new IoT innovations to help you make the most of your summer.

Trend alert: events are going cashless with payment wristbands

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Posted on 24th Jun 2015 by in Financial Services

Contactless payments are surging in popularity, and a new wearable is joining the lineup: the wristband. Major events across the globe have started using contactless wristbands to make transactions easier, faster, and more fun for attendees and merchants alike. These wristbands are designed with embedded contactless technology that can securely link to a user’s payment card information. The user […]

Moving Medicare cards into the 21st century

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Posted on 16th Jun 2015 by in Corporate

I recently spoke on a panel at the Smart Card Alliance’s 14th Annual Government Conference on an issue I frequently discuss—moving Medicare into the 21st century with electronically readable cards. The issue is highly topical in Washington, D.C. because of two recent developments: the signing by President Obama of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act […]

Security for Connected Cars is this year’s hot topic at TU-Automotive Detroit Show

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Posted on 8th Jun 2015 by in M2M

With TU-Automotive Detroit just wrapping up, connected cars and smart cities are hot topics in our industry. Last week’s show gathered more than 3,000 attendees, 200 exhibitors and 150 speakers all focusing on the incredible benefits and potential hurdles presented by the next wave of connected cars. Technology in cars now provides opportunities for reduced […]

Driving Trust in Smart Cars and Cities

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Posted on 27th May 2015 by in M2M

We live in a fast-paced, digital world and people everywhere are seeking ways to optimize their time and simplify their lives. The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) and modern connected car technology are providing some exciting possibilities to do just that. The average American spends more than 100 minutes in the car per […]

A complete payment security package: EMV, tokenization, encryption

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Posted on 21st May 2015 by in Financial Services

There is no question that technology advancements in mobile payments and wearables are having an impact on the payments industry. Consumers are turning to smartphones and wearables, like festival wristbands and smartwatches, to manage their money in a quicker, more efficient way.  Easy, “tap & go” contactless payments are also on the rise. Just last […]

Meet the women shaping the internet-of-things

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Posted on 13th May 2015 by in M2M

“The only failure in life is boredom.” This motto from Laetitia Jay, my colleague and VP of M2M Solutions and Services at Gemalto, has served her well in her 20+ year career and it also helped land her on Connected World Magazine’s 2015 list of WoM2M. Part of an impressive group of women charging their […]

The 2015 IoT/M2M Innovation World Cup is under way!

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Posted on 30th Apr 2015 by in M2M

The IoT innovator community heralded the start of the 4th IoT/M2M Innovation World Cup this week. In this post, we explain why you should enter soon, before it’s too late!