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Gemalto: Shoreline's Processor Ready Program enables faster go-to-market deployment for EMV and Instant Issuance

AUSTIN, Oct. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shoreline, a Gemalto company, announces a formal Processor Ready Program, to streamline back-end activities essential to regional banks and credit unions. Shoreline's program integrates with all nine top U.S. payment processors. It allows card issuers to work with any processor they prefer while using Shoreline for EMV chip card production, personalization and fulfillment.

Through the program, Shoreline has certified its payment cards and standard Durbin-compatible profiles with each processor to facilitate a quick setup and personalization of EMV credit or debit cards. Shoreline's initial back-end integration accelerates a bank's EMV timeline and simplifies the deployment of instant issuance for on-the-spot EMV card issuance. Since channels and relationships are already established with processors, customers common to a given processor can leverage resulting efficiencies to make issuance rapid from end-to-end. The EMV migration can be easily sped up by eliminating the time demands that come with replicating connections and education for each issuer,

As instant issuance becomes a more popular option with regional banks and credit unions, the Shoreline Processor Ready Program is structured to work with that onsite enrollment and distribution method as well as traditional central issuance.

"Shoreline has made the ongoing investment to strengthen our partnerships with processors and become exceptionally familiar with their requirements and procedures," said John Roberts, Head of Sales at Shoreline. "We are able to pass on experience and efficiency to our regional banks and credit union customers thanks to our strong relationship with processors coupled with Gemalto's extensive EMV expertise."

About Shoreline

Shoreline, a Gemalto Company, has been offering card personalization solutions and assistance to the financial industry for more than 25 years. Specializing in ATM/debit/credit card production, personalization and fulfillment for community banks and credit unions, Shoreline is dedicated to providing a personal touch and superior customer service while remaining on the cutting edge of technology in the payment card industry. Shoreline is part of the Gemalto network of personalization bureaus in the US, which has one of the largest footprints in North America.

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security, with 2014 annual revenues of €2.5 billion and blue-chip customers in over 180 countries.

Gemalto helps people trust one another in an increasingly connected digital world. Billions of people want better lifestyles, smarter living environments, and the freedom to communicate, shop, travel, bank, entertain and work - anytime, everywhere - in ways that are enjoyable and safe. In this fast moving mobile and digital environment, we enable companies and administrations to offer a wide range of trusted and convenient services by securing financial transactions, mobile services, public and private clouds, eHealthcare systems, access to eGovernment services, the Internet and internet-of-things and transport ticketing systems.

Gemalto's unique technology portfolio - from advanced cryptographic software embedded in a variety of familiar objects, to highly robust and scalable back-office platforms for authentication, encryption and digital credential management - is delivered by our world-class service teams. Our 14,000 employees operate out of 99 offices, 34 personalization and data centers, and 24 research and software development centers located in 46 countries.

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

Gemalto Media Contacts:

Philippe Benitez
North America
+1 512 257 3869
philippe.benitez@gemalto.com

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Source:GEMALTO SA