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TMCNet:  Datacard Group Collaborates with Partners to Host EMV Seminars in Cambodia and the Philippines

[March 10, 2014]

Datacard Group Collaborates with Partners to Host EMV Seminars in Cambodia and the Philippines

MINNETONKA, Minn. --(Business Wire)--

Datacard Group, the world leader in secure ID and card personalization solutions, today announced its continued commitment to educate and consult financial institutions on EMV migration. The company, along with its partners - Visco (Cambodia) Joint Stock Co., Ltd in Cambodia and Omega Computer Corporation in Philippines - will conduct two half-day EMV seminars.

Ideal for financial institutions that want to learn about the differences between magnetic stripe and EMV smart card technologies and best practices for EMV migration, the first seminar will take place on March 11th, 2014 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and the second seminar will be on March 13th, 2014 in Manila, Philippines. Experts will discuss security concerns such as risk management, verification security, various types of smart cards and personalization options, as well as benefits and considerations during migration planning, implementation and post implementation.

"With the EMV initiative timeline rapidly approaching, the urgency to migrate has increased," said Angus McDougall, regional vice president, Datacard Asia Pacific. "Financial institutions are seeking a reliable solution provider who can educate, lead and assist them in making decisions for their future card programs, which is why we are hosting educational seminars and offering EMV Professional Services for card issuers and service bureaus."

Datacard Group has extensive experience in the smart card industry with more than 300 EMV smart car implementations worldwide, and the company hosts a series of EMV seminars around the globe.

About Datacard Group

Datacard Group empowers financial institutions, government agencies and other enterprises in more than 150 countries to securely issue and personalize financial cards, passports, national IDs, employee badges, mobile payment applications and other credentials. Our flexible solutions enable Secure Issuance Anywhere™, which helps both public and private enterprises succeed in a global, digital and increasingly connected marketplace. Datacard is the world's best-selling brand of secure issuance solutions. For information, visit www.datacard.com. Follow us on Twitter (News - Alert), YouTube and LinkedIn.

About Visco (Cambodia) Joint Stock Co., Ltd

Visco is a total solution provider for communications & security systems, traffic safety, and storage solutions for enterprise. We have an exceptional track record of successfully completing sophisticated projects in Vietnam. We are also a prominent partner of several global brand manufacturers like Bosch, Alcatel-Lucent (News - Alert), Barco, Bosch, Cisco, Lutron, Fermax, Extron, Polycom, Tyco, Datacard. Visco established in 1994 is backed by 100 locals and 4 expatriates, experienced and trained professional staff based in Hanoi, Danang, Ho Chi Minh City and Phnom Penh to provide a total solution. For more information, visit http://www.visco-vn.com/Home.aspx

About Omega Computer Corporation

Since 1984, Omega has been the exclusive Philippine distributor of Datacard Group, the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of credit card, bank card and high security plastic card equipment. Datacard Group is a world leader in Secure ID & Personalization Solutions. For more information, visit http://www.omegacomputer.net/


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