Can we refuse the Internet ?

Despite its imperfections, the Internet enters into our lives! Can we refuse this movement? ? Each one combines Internet in one’s way. Our British friends have adopted it without hesitation; with its entire range of [...]

The database of fingerprints of Nigeria

The national database provided for the storage of fingerprints for Nigeria is necessary to fight against crime, terrorism and fraud of all kinds. Every citizen shall be identifiable by means of a national data system [...]

Public Procurement of Smart Cards and Global Trends

According to a study by Technavio, a research and technology consulting company, the global market for smart cards in the public domain is concentrated in targeted areas. Worldwide, facility of usage and security level offered [...]

Semiconductors and security applications

The development of component technology led industry leaders to design components adapted to the management of computer systems or applications. Thus, artificial intelligence now require components designed for this activity and even, typical applications such [...]

Data Security Demands Are Stifling Innovation for Many Firms

Data security and data privacy have become such top-level concerns at many organizations that daily tasks around them are crowding out the ability to pursue technology innovation. That is one of the findings of a [...]

The French Post opens the IoT’s Academy

The IoT accelerator program project, called “French IoT”, launched by La Poste in 2015, continues this year with the combination of four large industrial groups and the integration of 16 start-up companies into the “IoT [...]

From the Medical Clock to the Smart Socks

The Internet of Things for health takes off and it will probably dominate the whole field of wearables objects. Experts believe that this rapid and unexpected development is likely to change the health field. The [...]

Internet of Things Requires Operational Intelligence

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an extension of the digital connectivity of devices and sensors in homes, businesses, vehicles, everywhere and anywhere. This new market requires that, to be meaningful, any device can generate [...]

Progression of smart clothing sales

A smart garment is one that has a unique digital identity, such as a Facebook profile with a “plug connected product” indicating the size, color, place of manufacture. It can also incorporate video advertising for [...]

Internet and gardening for the seniors

Good news for everyone: our neurons continue their activity and their growth all along our lives. Scientists confirm that our neurons retain the ability to establish connections in the new circumstances in which we operate. [...]

Evolution of vehicle technology and its consequences

The collision avoidance technology and driving support software (ADAS, advanced driver assist systems) will profoundly change our lives. The LIDAR process (Light Detection And Ranging) is a technology that measures the distance by illuminating a [...]

About the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

More than four years after the European Union started its journey toward new privacy rules, the EU Parliament adopted the final text of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The EU completes the [...]

Progress in the adoption of LoRa wireless technology

Long distance communication and low consumption architectures (LPWA, Low Power Wide Area), progress with the adoption of the LoRa technology. In the Netherlands, KPN network operator has entered an agreement with Mobilock, the company that [...]

Facial or Fingerprint Recognition?

In banking or in telebanking payment, biometrics is necessary for security purpose. After entering the number of his bank card, the user can be authenticated by providing a selfie video and blinking to ensure that [...]

Gemalto mobile payment on smart wearable devices

Gemalto provides an applet secure element for smart handheld connected devices (or “wearables”) launched by China Union Pay (CUP), a leading payment associations in the world. The smart handheld devices (wearables) are gaining popularity worldwide. [...]

IoT smart city video security solution offers ‘security without surveillance’

Sensity Systems Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA ) has collaborated with Genetec Inc. (Montreal, Canada) to offer an advanced IoT public safety and video security solution that is integrated with LED lighting. Kansas City, Missouri, USA will [...]

The Seniors and the Internet

The openness of the Internet for old people is a key theme. It makes sense to encourage all French Internet use in any occasion and to further open the market to an audience of retirees [...]

Internet of Things in the Home: What for ?

Network entertainment applications are the stepping stone to a broader home Internet of Things (IoT) experience, even as consumers remain skeptical of the value proposition behind the home Internet of Things, wary of their cost [...]

A European Cloud for the Project “Industries of the Future”

The European Commission intends to act quickly and effectively with a budget of 50 billion euros for the establishment of a real European Industrial Strategy. Avoiding fratricidal conflicts between different national plans such as the [...]

PCI facing online fraud

ECPA (European Association for the payment card *) has partnered with the international organization that sets card safety standards. The European Association of payment networks will contribute its expertise on smart card domaine. ECPA is [...]

Barclays supports INTERPOL in combating cybercrime

A new agreement between INTERPOL and Barclays marks an important development in public-private partnerships to more effectively combat cybercrime. Barclays will become the first financial institution to have staff working full-time alongside police and other [...]

Digital identity card relies on the use of standards

Each year, million of identity thefts are made on the web with detrimental consequences for people who have been targeted. According to a recent SafeNet study, identity theft is in first line in the ranking [...]

Beware of Cybercrim !

According to the annual report from Symantec, cybercrime is very active in France. Our country has gone in one year from 14th to 9th place with a ranking in which dominate China, the US and [...]

Gemalto deploys Secure Element based applet for Mobile Payments on Wearables

Gemalto, the world expert in digital security, has provided a secure element based applet for smart wearables launched by China UnionPay Co. (CUP), one of the world’s major payment associations with total transactions reaching USD [...]

Who will finance the Internet tomorrow? Advertising or football?

In the US, the Internet service providers (ISPs) play the role of public service and advertising agency. Comcast, Time Warner Cable, AT & T and Verizon deliver flow rates required for the Web client and [...]

Uncertainties over MEMS industry future

Last March, the Congress of Industrial specialized in MEMS & Sensors was held in Munich. It has addressed the issue of the production of MEMS (microelectromechanical sensors) in the coming decade. This theme has raised [...]

About the closure of Bank Branches

Because of current economic difficulties, banks seek to reduce costs and transform their business models appropriately. One of the means used to deal with this movement is to close small branches and focus on digital [...]

False Identity Documents and Terrorism

The terrorists who struck at Paris have used false identity documents that Belgian police had not detected. The Belgian investigation has dismantled a clandestine Belgian workshop that produced thousands of identity documents for terrorists, criminals [...]

Five steps online to get an Electronic Identity Card

South African Citizens can get the issue of an identity card or passport chip while sitting in their home. The Interior Ministry has reduced queues by launching an application on the portal “eBusiness at home” [...]

For or against the closure Dark Net Access ?

According to a new Ipsos poll conducted in 24 countries commissioned by the Centre for International Governance and Innovation (CIGI), 70% of citizens would like the closure of access to the “Dark Net”. The Dark [...]

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