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G+D's Convego Connect APIs chosen by Marqeta to provide card personalization services

G+D's Convego® Connect APIs chosen by Marqeta to provide card personalization services

29/07/2021 Munich

Giesecke+Devrient has been chosen by US-based global modern card issuing platform Marqeta as a new partner for card issuance services. The entire range of issuance services will be supported using G+D's Convego® Connect APIs (Application Programming Interface) platform.

Giesecke+Devrient welcomes official project launch of the digital euro

Giesecke+Devrient welcomes official project launch of the digital euro

15/07/2021 Munich

At yesterday's meeting, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) gave the go-ahead for the possible issuance of a digital euro. A two-year investigation phase is to clarify what the digital version might look like. Giesecke+Devrient welcomes the ECB's decision to proceed with the development of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in the Eurosystem. Considering the worldwide initiatives from central banks to issue digital money as a legitimate means of payment in addition to cash, this is an important signal for the sovereignty and stability of the European currency area.

Veridos welcomes new ICAO travel document specifications

Veridos welcomes new ICAO travel document specifications

14/07/2021 Munich

ICAO has issued the 8th edition of Doc 9303 for the standardization of machine-readable travel documents. Veridos, a leading expert on integrated identity solutions and provider of ICAO-compliant identity documents as well as accompanying systems, supported the creation of the current Doc 9303 edition through various contributions in consultation with international standardization bodies.

Bangladesh celebrates the country’s first eGates

Bangladesh celebrates the country’s first eGates

14/07/2021 Munich

This week, Asaduzzaman Khan, Honorable Minister of Home Affairs of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, officially opened the country’s first eGates at the capital’s International Airport. The implementation of the state-of-the-art automated border control (ABC) solution is part of the country’s overall modernization of the next-generation electronic passport infrastructure. Veridos, a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions, provides the eGates as well as the whole value chain for tamper-proof ePassports.

Giesecke+Devrient invests in deep technology firm FNA – both companies partner to simulate the impact of digital currencies on financial ecosystems

Giesecke+Devrient invests in deep technology firm FNA – both companies partner to simulate the impact of digital currencies on financial ecosystems

13/07/2021 Munich

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), a global security technology group headquartered in Munich, has invested through its corporate venture capital arm, G+D Ventures, in UK-based FNA (Financial Network Analytics), a deep technology firm specialising in advanced network analytics and simulations.

Giesecke+Devrient acquires global IoT specialist Pod to enlarge connectivity business portfolio

Giesecke+Devrient acquires global IoT specialist Pod to enlarge connectivity business portfolio

07/07/2021 Munich

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), a global security technology group headquartered in Munich, has acquired Pod Group, an Enterprise Network Operator (ENO) specializing in scalable Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solutions. The UK-based firm with offices in Seville/Spain and other locations across the globe has access to 600+ networks in 185 countries. The acquisition is another step in the strategic development of G+D towards a solution provider in the IoT business. It complements G+D's offering of trusted connectivity enablement for IoT, with tailored connectivity management services. The purchase price was not disclosed.

New technology takes the SIM card to new heights

New technology takes the SIM card to new heights

01/07/2021 Munich

Modern eSIM technology catapults classic SIM cards to the next level. Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) explains why this is good news for users.

Fintech Aumax enhances premium services with Metal Cards from G+D

Fintech Aumax enhances premium services with Metal Cards from G+D

29/06/2021 Munich

For its premium service package, the French fintech company Aumax is teaming up with Giesecke+Devrient (G+D). G+D’s metal card is an exclusive option for the most selective Aumax pour moi customers.

TU Kaiserslautern successfully tests eSIM deployment within a private network

TU Kaiserslautern successfully tests eSIM deployment within a private network

28/06/2021 Munich

The Technical University of Kaiserslautern (TUK) has completed the world's first deployment test of eSIMs in a private network. Network solutions from MECSware and eSIM technology from Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) are being used.

Giesecke+Devrient supplies BBVA its new sustainable cards made of 100% recycled PVC

Giesecke+Devrient supplies BBVA its new sustainable cards made of 100% recycled PVC

11/06/2021 Munich

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) is one of the suppliers selected by BBVA to manufacture the bank's new sustainable cards as part of its commitment to fight against climate change. With these cards G+D joins this commitment and provides BBVA with the first cards on the market made of 100% recycled PVC layers, thus becoming the first bank in its markets to have this type of card.

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