STMicroelectronics took part in the special edition of the International Conference and Exhibition of Smart Card Technologies and Applications, which was held in a hybrid format in Dec 2021. ST has been a long-term world leader and pioneer in smart card systems and software for e-payment applications and meets the most demanding customer requirements with future-ready solutions.
During SmartCards Expo – 2021, ST under the theme, ‘Long term sustainable and innovative partner’, ST had hands-on virtual demos on smart card systems and software for e-payment application and NFC reader + tag applications.
The Nordic semiconductor giant also focused on the growing secure and interoperable banking applications, especially in emerging countries which is witnessing an increased need for comprehensive system solutions.
ST’s Key Highlights during Smart Cards Expo – 2021
Attendees and visitors discovered ST’s solutions for Secure payment, Connectivity, and NFC applications in the online platform, including:
Biometric System-on-Card solutions: Secure and easy-to-use based on ST31N platform, this innovative authentication technology is suitable for PIN less operations like contactless payment, access control, and health cards which do not require any card-holder verification.
ST4SIM: ST offers a tailored, diversified connectivity portfolio with ST4SIM solutions, a wide range of SIMs and embedded SIMs (eSIM) compatible with the IoT, industrial- and automotive-grade applications. The connectivity solutions provided by our partners complement the ST4SIM portfolio and enable worldwide coverage and product interoperability.
ST25 NFC tags and readers that are ideal to design an advanced, integrated NFC Reader+Tag solution: The ST25 Reader+Tag solution is already widely deployed in the market. Products in beauty, home, healthcare and many other industries benefit from NFC use cases with ST25, bringing added value to consumers, but also to product manufacturers and designers.
Also during the hybrid event, ST conducted an online talk on Innovations to drive convenience & security in payment card technology, where Deepak Agarwal, Sr. Marketing & Application Manager, ST talked the technological innovations driven by ST, such as Biometric solutions & Dynamic CVV technology, which ensure user convenience while enhancing security.
- The evolutions in the payment sector, and the move from currency notes, to cheque books, and to payment cards.
- Innovations in payment cards driven by technological advancements in terms of microchips, operating systems, applications, and country requirements.
- How new payment solutions are designed to ensure user convenience and advanced security
Smart Card Expo aimed to inspire solution providers, practitioners, and decision-makers, to foster knowledge sharing and to allow participants to showcase their latest innovations, ranging from the latest technology in smart cards to e-security, biometrics, RFID, and e-payment products solutions.