CARTES 2013 is over but to get a flavour of the show and to look ahead to 2014 - please take a moment to view this short video which features some of the key events. Glimpses of the prestigious SESAMES Awards, the World Card Summit and the hugely popular Smart Shopping area are all here, as is the work of companies such as Oberthur Technologies and Spire Payments.
CARTES 2013 Day 3 Video - See the action from Guest of Honour Country Brazil's spectacular Rio Carnival parade. Take a look at our video of all the latest from CARTES 2013, including action from Guest of Honour Country Brazil's spectacular Rio Carnival parade.
CARTES 2013 Day 2 Video - showcasing the future of retail technology. Take a look at our video of all the latest developments from the Smart Shopping Zone at CARTES 2013, showcasing the future of retail technology.
CARTES opened its doors today to some new and exciting products: view our video to see the highlights of the SESAME awards and many of the latest innovations live from CARTES.
A touch of the Rio Carnival came to Paris yesterday as CARTES 2013 welcomed Brazil as the show's Guest of Honour Country. The drums, whistles, vivid colour and excitement of a parade of Samba dancers on the exhibition hall floor lit up the wealth of exciting opportunities available for the smart security sector in one of the world's most populous nations.
Spire Payments, which is exhibiting for the first time at CARTES this year, is highlighting its role as the sole supplier of mobile Chip & PIN payment devices for Smart TPE, Crédit Agricole's new national mPOS project. This recently announced collaboration is intended to help bring to market a Crédit Agricole payment offering that addresses the new expectations and changing habits of merchants and consumers.
Kazem Aminaee, President and CEO of Spire Payments, talks to CARTES Daily News about challenges and opportunities and about why the industry must embrace change Q Can you give a brief outline of Spire's current business priorities? A To remain the fastest-growing European-based POS supplier and best alternative to traditional POS suppliers; to remain the leader in mobile POS; to remain the centre of excellence for T42xx and M43xx technology and to provide the best in kind call centre, logistics and
ABnote's evolution from card manufacturer to card manufacturer and provisioner of data reflects financial institutions' own migration away from magnetic stripe to RFID and EMV technologies, says Jim Ellis, Senior Vice President, North America.
Oney Banque Accord, the banking arm of French supermarket chain Auchan, has been showing off Flash 'N Pay, its innovative QR code-based mobile wallet solution at the CARTES 2013 Smart Shopping Zone.