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Eurosmart: Forecast for 7.7 billion smart secure devices in 2014

Welcomes the Imprimerie Nationale, Linxens and Athena Smartcard as new members

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SIM card shipments drop 200 million in 2013 as LTE and NFC delays exacerbate decline in Asia

The latest update of ABI Research’s “SIM Cards” Market Data found that 2013 market shipments fell 193 million units to 4.94 billion; a drop of 3.8%


G&D’s Nitra Plant in Slovakia obtains MasterCard and Visa Certification for payment card personalization

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has received MasterCard and Visa certification for the personalization of payment cards at its smart card plant in Nitra, Slovakia. From now on, the high-tech manufacturing center will provide payment card personalization in addition to its existing services, and operate as the main personalization center for Central and Eastern Europe