NFC Roundtable to be Hosted by Datacard Group at CARTES & IDentification 2012 in Paris, France

Leading Experts Come Together to Discuss Diverse Perspectives and Insights on the NFC Ecosystem and how it will Impact Businesses

MINNETONKA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Datacard Group, the world leader in secure ID and card personalization solutions,today announced that they will be hosting a NFC (near field communication) leadership roundtable at CARTES & IDentification 2012 on Nov. 6-8 in Paris, France. The session, titled “Leadership Roundtable: Industry Experts Discuss Key Questions in NFC Today,” will be led by Russell St. John, senior vice president of global marketing for Datacard Group on Thursday, Nov. 8th at 10:00 a.m. in the exhibit hall.

The hour-long session will feature a panel of experts from DeviceFidelity, Proxama, NXP Semiconductors, Orange and Datacard Group – bringing diverse perspectives and insights on the NFC ecosystem, and addressing topics such as data security, deployment, infrastructure, industry standards and emerging applications. Attendees of this interactive session will also have the opportunity to ask questions, share thoughts and learn how NFC will impact their businesses.

“We are extremely excited to bring together world-leading experts at CARTES, one of the industry’s premier global events,” said St. John. “Given the increase in smartphone users and various discussions on where the industry is going, the discussion will highlight the diverse mobile technology applications on the market today and dive deeper into the impact that NFC technology will have on potential markets.”

Datacard Group will also be exhibiting at CARTES in Paris, stand #3E073, showcasing its platform of integrated solutions – which include systems, software and supplies for government, financial and other markets. Visitors will have the opportunity to see demonstrations of Datacard Group’s mobile solutions that include a suite of solutions which use microSD technology.

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Source: Datacard Group