IDEMIA launches its first bank card and enters the Japanese payment card industry
IDEMIA Complies with JIS2 Standards and Provides Contactless Cards to Major Domestic Card Issuers and Japanese FinTech Issuers
As a global leader in identity enhancement, payment card issuance and payment solutions, IDEMIA (Japan Office: Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan Sales Vice President: Nezu Nobuyoshi) announced today that it would provide financial institutions with dual interface credit cards that comply with JIS2 standards in Japan and passed certification from Visa, JCB and other brand programs. These cards are integrated with a surface magnetic stripe built into the JIS2 standard on the card to provide end users with enhanced security and contactless payment services.
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IDEMIA delivered the dual interface contactless card to UPSIDER, Inc. and other fintech issuers, as well as large issuers such as Toyota Financial Corporation of Japan for rapid expansion and scale-up .
“We are proud to provide our first contactless card that meets JIS2 standards. We are also proud to work with major Japanese issuers and FinTech issuers to meet the changing needs of Japanese consumers. With its global footprint and IDEMIA, we have payment expertise that can well support market development and rapidly growing financial technology needs. We will continue to improve the security and contactless functions of payment cards used by financial institutions around the world ”. Said Mr. Nezu Nobuyoshi, Vice President of Sales of IDEMIA Japan.
Japanese card issuers can also integrate IDEMIA’s contactless cards into IDEMIA’s portfolio of smart digital solutions, such as smart PIN code to get their card’s PIN code through digital channels or smart instant issuance to deliver their cards immediately to branches or stores. Consumers can also benefit from IDEMIA Connect by simply tapping the phone card to simplify the card activation experience.
IDEMIA has also developed and extended global products for financial institutions, such as GREENPAY, an end-to-end sustainable investment portfolio for financial institutions, and a fintech accelerator program that helps fintechs and new banks deploy quickly innovative cards and digital payment solutions. around the world. .
IDEMIA is a global leader in identity enhancement and provides a trusted environment in which citizens and consumers can perform daily critical activities (such as payments, connections and travel) in spaces physical and digital. In the world we live in today, protecting our identity has become a crucial task. By representing an enhanced identity, an identity that guarantees privacy and trust and ensures secure, authenticated and verifiable transactions, we have reshaped the way we think, produce, use and protect one of our most important assets – we Identity – whether for individuals. or objects, where and when, safety is very important. We provide enhanced identities to international clients in the areas of finance, telecommunications, identity, public safety and the Internet of Things. IDEMIA has nearly 15,000 employees worldwide, serving customers in 180 countries.
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