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CARTES Secure Connexions America 2014 Expands Programs and Technology Presentations
|By Business Wire
|May 7, 2014 05:59 AM EDT
CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA 2014, the leading U.S. conference for
payment, identification and mobility technologies, is expanding its
roster of sessions, specialized programs, and content at this third
annual event in Las Vegas, May 13-15. The new exhibition hall offers a
wider range of new product offerings and a new Emerging Payments
In addition to a comprehensive conference
agenda with more than 80 educational sessions during 6
education tracks and 5
keynote sessions, this year CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA 2014
will offer three days of technology
presentations in the exhibition hall. Demonstrations by Agfa, GET
group, Trüb AG and Utimaco will center on security issues, while Barnes
International, Inteligensa, SMARTRAC, Starchip and UL Transaction
Security will lead presentations on payment and EMV technologies.
Additional demonstrations by Feig, Oberthur Technologies and TAS Group
will feature innovations in secure and mobile payment.
The expanded exhibition hall boasts a 21 percent increase in
participation and will feature 166 exhibiting companies and a new
dedicated “Emerging Payments and Financial Services Pavilion” with
17 participants showcasing new point-of-sale and mobile payment
advances. Newly launched featured products will include: Powa
Technolgies’ PowaPOS T-Series, which integrates all major tablet
platforms with high-speed printer, two-dimensional scanner, cash drawer,
and EMV payment terminal; and TAS Group’s card management system, CARD
3.0, a self-contained, out-of-the box, lifecycle management solution for
any digital payment product and IFPL’s CRS (contactless retail system)
in-seat payment system for airline and other transport passengers.
Representing the conference and exhibition’s international appeal, more
than 25 percent of CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA’s attendees are
travelling to Las Vegas from overseas markets. On the show floor, CARTES
SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA presents products and solutions that have been
tested and tried in global markets as nearly 50% of the exhibitors are
international. This includes a dozen French companies participating in
this year’s dedicated “French Pavilion” sponsored by Ubifrance at
The 2014 event will also feature the first annual American SESAMES
Awards based on the 19 year heritage of the SESAMES Awards held each
year at the CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS Exposition in France. The awards
aim to reward the most innovative technological applications developed
for the American market in the field of smart cards, digital security,
identification, secure transactions and contactless technology.
CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA 2014 attendees can choose from a one or
three day full conference pass (with full access to all
presentations, keynotes, the exhibition, lunch and special receptions,
VIP club), or a one or three day event pass (with access to
keynote presentations, the exhibition and special receptions). To register
for CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA, visit www.cartes-america.com.
Accredited members of the media are invited to register for free and can
email the CARTES media contacts for registration details. Visit CARTES
America on Twitter,
CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA 2014 is endorsed by global
and local partners including ACT Canada, Bay Pay Forum,
Biometricupdate.com, Cardand paymentjobs.com, Cardsnow!, Convergencia
Latina, BusinessWire, Digital Transactions, Global Platform, The Green
Sheet, Javelin Strategy & Research, Mobey Forum, Mobile Payments World,
NFC World, PassAgeNow!, PayBefore, Payment Media, Payments Business,
Secure Identity Alliance, Security Solutions Watch, SIMalliance, Smart
Insights, Smart Payment Association, SourceSecurity.com, The Paypers and
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The CARTES Network encompasses the
leading international and regional exhibitions and conferences devoted
to smart technologies. From its beginnings in Paris in 1985, CARTES
SECURE CONNEXIONS has grown to become the world’s number one security
and payment event, gathering 450 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors from 142
countries. CARTES exhibitions and conferences also take place in Asia
and North America. CARTES events are organized by COMEXPOSIUM, one of
the European leaders in the organization of trade fairs.
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