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Gemalto discusses NFC and EMV at Money20/20

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With less than one year until the October 2015 fraud liability shift, Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is bringing its expertise in EMV and NFC to Money20/20 during two panel discussions. Along with other industry leaders, Gemalto's President of North America, Sebastien Cano and Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Jack Jania will share insights on the "Evolution of the NFC ecosystem" and "EMV, Mobile, CNP and beyond."

With the convergence between EMV and NFC technology, consumers will have secure payment options that go beyond traditional cards including EMV in the form of contactless, mobile and wearables. Gemalto recently launched a contactless wearable technology that is EMV certified and can be integrated into any form factor such as eyewear and wristbands. The benefits of on the go payments in fast track environments are enticing to consumers lending to an estimated value of $11.61 billion by 20/201 for wearable technology.

In addition to the lineup of speakers and full schedule at Money20/20, November 2-5th, attendees are invited to drop by and enjoy a break at Gemalto's onsite lounge (level one). The lounge will give event goers a hub to network, relax, and recharge throughout the conference. Join us for daily activities, refreshments and networking with the Gemalto team. To find out what activities and discussions we will be hosting at our Money20/20 lounge, you can follow Gemalto on our Twitter handle @Gemalto_NA.

For more resources on EMV: www.gemalto.com/emv and www.thatsemv.com .

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Date and Time

Money20/20: Payment Security Evolution: EMV, Mobile, CNP & Beyond

  • Monday, November 3rd at 8:50 A.M. PST


Money20/20: Evolution of the NFC Ecosystem

  • Tuesday, November 4th at 4:20 P.M. PST

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2013 annual revenues of €2.4 billion and more than 12,000 employees operating out of 85 offices and 25 research and software development centers, located in 44 countries.

We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain and work - anytime, everywhere - in ways that are enjoyable and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile services, payment security, authenticated cloud access, identity and privacy protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. We develop secure embedded software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user services made possible.

Our innovations enable our clients to offer trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals. Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.

For more information visit www.gemalto.com, www.justaskgemalto.com, blog.gemalto.com, or follow us @Gemalto_NA on Twitter.

Gemalto Media Contacts:

Nicole Williams
North America
+1 512 758 8921
Nicole.Williams@gemalto.com

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Source:GEMALTO SA