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Over 3000 visitors participated in CARTES Secure Connexions Asia

03-26-2014

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Hong Kong, 25 March 2014 - CARTES Secure Connexions Asia, one of the world’s leading smartcard technology, mobile payment applications and secure identity events, took place in Hong Kong last week with attendance from 3015 qualified visitors, prompting excellent feedback from exhibitors. The event featured 100 exhibitors, over 60 seminars from speakers including Mastercard, Visa, Gemalto and the Hong Kong Monetary Fund, 10 free workshops, and the Asian SESAMES Awards. 56 countries were represented, including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Taiwan but also from Australia, India, and Russia...

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Hong Kong Monetary Authority joins 60 speakers at CARTES Asia

02-26-2014

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Fifth edition of the leading event for payment, identification & mobility moves to Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre 19-20 March 2014

 

Hong Kong, 26 February 2014 - Next month 60 speakers from 47 companies around the globe will meet at CARTES Asia Secure Connexions in Hong Kong to discuss Innovative Commerce in Asia; Mobile Payment Technology; Cybersecurity, NFC and Smart Applications; Fraud; and, Identification, Biometrics and Governments. World experts from countries including Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Israel, Korea, Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden, Tunisia, UK and USA will gather at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 19 and 20 March to make presentations about the opportunities and challenges in the fields of Card Manufacturing, Advanced Payment & Mobile Money and Secure Identity and share their hands-on experience. Alongside the conference, around 100 exhibitors from 18 countries will showcase and launch new smart technology products. Also taking place is the 5th edition of the Asian SESAMES Awards, which reward the best technologies and innovation in APAC. 

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CARTES Asia Secure Connexions to showcase latest urban contactless technologies that make cities smarter

01-29-2014

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Fifth edition of show to move to Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre 19-20 March 2014

Hong Kong, 15 January 2014 -  billions of dollars are being invested by Mainland China and Hong Kong SAR’s Governments in a bid to create the smartest cities in the world.  According to IBM smarter cities drive economic growth; smarter buildings decrease maintenance and energy costs, and improve reliability and sustainability.

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NEW venue, NEW layout and NEW focused themes

11-22-2013

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Hong Kong, 18 Nov 2013 - since 2010, CARTES Asia has brought together market leaders from card manufacturing, payment, security, identification and mobility to present their latest products and innovative solutions. Integrating its full value chain, CARTES Asia will present the activity of three major areas: Advanced Payment & Mobile Money, Card Manufacturing & Personalization and Secure Identity. For the first time in 2014, CARTES Asia will be held at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the heart of Hong Kong, to bring better convenience to both exhibitors and buyers.

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Nearly 3,000 participants in CARTES Asia & E-Commerce Asia

04-08-2013

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New location and show dates for 2014 – 19-20th March at Hong Kong Conference & Exhibition Centre 

Hong Kong, 8 April 2013. Smart cards, digital security, ID, secure transactions and contactless technology were on the agenda last week of March in Asia Pacific with 2,766 visitors attending CARTES Asia and co-located E-Commerce Asia. Over 100 exhibitors showcased their technology and 75 speakers shared their expert research and knowledge at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong on 27th & 28th of March 2013. 56 countries were represented, including mainland China, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Indonesia.  The first day of the high level exhibition and conference also saw HID Global, Crane Currency and Vision Box winning awards within their categories of the Asian SESAMES Awards, which reward the most innovative product or application developed for the Asia Pacific market.

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Winners of Asia Pacific’s Smart Card & ID Innovation Revealed

04-02-2013

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Asian SESAMES winners have been announced at CARTES Asia, Hong Kong 27 March 2013

Hong Kong, 28 March 2013. The winners of the Asian SESAMES Awards have been revealed at 6 pm on 27 March 2013 at CARTES Asia, AsiaWorld-Expo. The Asian SESAMES Awards reward the most innovative product or application developed for the Asian Pacific market in the field of smart cards, digital security, identification, secure transactions, and contactless.

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CARTES Asia & E-Commerce Asia open tomorrow with over 90 seminars

02-21-2013

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CARTES Asia & E-Commerce Asia open tomorrow with over 90 seminars covering m-commerce, e-commerce, RFID, NFC, smart technology and ID solutions

Hong Kong, 26 March 2013 - CARTES Asia's fourth edition and the very first E-Commerce Asia take place tomorrow, 27-28 March 2013, at AsiaWorld-Expo. About 100 exhibitors – including the biggest names in the industry such as Datacard, Mingsen, STMicroelectronics, NagraID Security and GenKey – will be showcasing smart card ICs, display cards, biometric deduplication solutions and other various digital security products and services at CARTES Asia. Hong Kong companies such as Asia Credit Card, Prodigy Electronics and Great and Gold Card are among the participants.

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US$24billion spent on ID card and eGovernment programs

02-21-2013

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US$24billion spent on ID card and eGovernment programs in the past ten years as biometric systems replace old technologies

Speakers from across Asia Pacific to discuss future challenges and opportunities of this niche market at CARTES Asia

Hong Kong, 21 March 2013 - In the past 10 years, countries all over the world have invested over US$24 billion to launch smart ID card programs. This investment is due to increase as another 15 countries have indicated that they will replace earlier technologies with biometric-based systems. Other technology programs being implemented by governments are eGovernment systems, which help to streamline governance systems. Asia-Pacific is one of the global hotbeds in eGovernment delivery.

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Finalists of Asia Pacific’s Smart Card & ID Innovation Revealed

02-21-2013

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Asian SESAMES winners to be announced at CARTES Asia, Hong Kong 27 March 2013

Hong Kong, 21 March 2013 - The finalists of the Asian SESAMES Awards have been chosen and the winner will be revealed at 6 pm on 27 March 2013 at CARTES Asia, AsiaWorld-Expo. The Asian SESAMES Awards reward the most innovative product or application developed for the Asian Pacific market in the field of smart cards, digital security, identification, secure transactions, and contactless.

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All eyes are on mainland China for mobile payment innovation

02-21-2013

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CARTES Asia provides mobile payment visionary platform for suppliers, service operators, government & regulatory bodies

Hong Kong, 21 February 2013, the only thing stopping mainland China becoming the world’s leading force in mobile payment technology is, currently, infrastructure.

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