Customer Stories


 Cards & Payments

  • Rio 2016

    Contactless transport wristband and sticker for the Rio Olympics

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  • Contactless technology gives UK major bank a boost

    UK major bank case study: Gemalto's contactless boosting technology

    When it comes to innovation, the UK’s banking leaders are ahead of the pack. They know how to maintain their premier position in the competitive banking world, concentrating their efforts on the customer service, innovation and quality to build a brand image that stands the test of time.

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  • Hellenic bank

    Hellenic Bank: PayBand & payment wristbands based on contactless technology from Gemalto

    Wristbands and other accessories tend to come in and out of fashion each year, but one item that’s not likely to fall out of favour any time soon is the payment wristband, which is becoming the must-have accessory on the beaches of Cyprus this year thanks to Hellenic Bank.

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  • Contactles comes to Eurovision

    Contactless comes to Eurovision

    Back in the 1970s and 1980s, if you talked about something wearable at the Eurovision Song Contest, you were probably referring to the extravagant outfits, strange hats or unbelievable footwear worn by the contestants. But nothing stays the same – Australia is now, mysteriously, part of the annual European competition, and the something wearable is a nifty wristband that enables you to pay for drinks and snacks in the same way as you would with a contactless card.

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  • Saracens wristbands

    Next generation match day experience

    More Fun – No Hassle with Saracens wristbands It’s time to kick-off the next generation of match-day experiences - All thanks to NFC, mobile apps and smart event platforms.

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  • Coop Bank Denmark

    Coop Bank Denmark was the first to commercially deploy our Optelio Contactless EMV Eco Cards. These cards are still able to offer all features that their customers expect, with creative artwork that set the designs apart from the crowd, such as contactless capabilities and availability in EMV and Dual Interface.

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  • bio-sourced Optelio EMV payment cards

    Bank of Aland

    Gemalto is supplying its bio-sourced Optelio EMV payment cards to support The Baltic Sea Project, a major environmental initiative by pioneering Scandinavian bank, Bank of Åland.

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  • Bio Sourced card for Banco Popular Dominicano

    Gemalto developed the Bio Sourced card with a body made entirely from renewable resources for Banco Popular Dominicano, the Dominican Republic’s leading bank. Not only will customers benefit from an environmentally-friendly, artistic, high-quality product, but they’ll also enjoy discounts on sporting events, restaurants and hotels.

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  • CaixaBan

    Gemalto collaborates with CaixaBank in the launch of its contactless wristband

    Spanish consumers are a savvy bunch, so payments businesses operating in the country are keen to go the extra distance to stay abreast of trends in innovation. CaixaBank was the first one to propose a ground-breaking product to make contactless payment more fun and easy to use. They launch their program which has attracted media attention with the rollout of the largest European scheme using contactless wristbands to make live Visa payments.

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  • Gemalto helps PrivatBank create the contactless habit

    Ukraine’s PrivatBank is at the cutting edge of technology when it comes to payment cards. They took decision to embrace mobile and contactless technologies to encourage people making payment via contactless and eventually via a mobile phone and have found Gemalto Sticker the most innovative and cost efficient solution to meet this goal

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 Mobile & Apps

  • El Corte Inglés: companion digitized cards can be created in an instant

    Spain's biggest department store, El Corte Ingles has selected Gemalto’s Trusted Service Hub to provide the entire digitalization and tokenization process. The payment solution is based on PURE, a white label payment application which brings EMV technology to private label cards..

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  • DNP logo

    Apple Pay in Japan

    DNP and Gemalto can now address Felica payment in Japan thanks to the latest release of their cloud-based mobile payment solution.

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 ebanking & eCommerce

  • Japan Net Bank: Blazing a trail with Ezio Display Cards

    Japan Net Bank: Blazing a trail with Ezio Display Cards

    The first Internet-only bank is now the first Japanese bank to deploy display cards

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  • ING Logo

    Belgium - 1 million customers

    1 million customers will benefit from more secure online banking. ING Belgium, part of the global ING Group, is using Gemalto’s Ezio suite of end-to-end strong authentication solutions to help meet the country’s strict regulations for online security and to address the growing hacker threat. The offering includes the Ezio Class card reader, which gives customers secure access to their bank accounts from anywhere that has an internet connection.

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  • Ireland - Secure online banking in Ireland

    Allied Irish Banks (AIB) is extending its online banking offering for customers, using Gemalto’s Ezio solution to provide additional security features. Gemalto is delivering the complete, future-proof Ezio solution, including strong authentication software, Ezio Club EMV card readers and consulting services. “Simplicity and convenience for our customers were determining factors in our selection of Gemalto’s solution,” said Diarmuid Hanrahan, AIB’s Head of Payments and eChannel Development.

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  • Serbia - Safer shopping in Serbia

    Banca Intesa, the leading financial institution in Serbia, has selected Gemalto’s Ezio Classic reader to secure its eCommerce services. The reader will enable users to make online purchases with the security level guaranteed by the EMV banking card. Ezio Classic, one of the world’s first smart card based strong authentication solutions used for securing eCommerce, is extremely easy to operate. Users insert their banking card into the reader and enter their PIN on the keypad; the device then generates a One Time Password that they can type in to make eCommerce purchases securely.

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  • Nigeria - A scalable solution for Nigeria

    InterSwitch, a leading provider of secure electronic payment solutions in Nigeria, is deploying Gemalto’s complete Ezio strong authentication solution to secure its ePayment services. Gemalto has supplied its Ezio Strong Authentication Server, as well as delivering EMV card readers and unconnected tokens, all customized with InterSwitch’s logo. As a result, InterSwitch can now enable its banking customers to perform secure eTransactions using either their EMV card and reader or a token.

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  • Germany - A German reader

    Gemalto has launched Ezio Optical TAN, a unique optical authentication reader for online banking, specially designed for Germany. The reader is the size of a credit card and fits in a wallet. To carry out and sign online transactions, the user simply holds the device in front of their computer screen; optical sensors capture the data the user would normally enter from the reader’s keypad.

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  • United Kingdom - Strong authentication for online banking

    Over one million Barclays Bank customers now use its PINsentry™ smart card reader, which offers stronger authentication for online banking. Since the deployment of Gemalto’s solution not one PINsentry customer has suffered fraud. User feedback has proven extremely positive with customer acceptance 30% higher than anticipated. With PINsentry, Barclays customers generate One-Time-Passwords to authenticate themselves at log in, and also use it to sign transactions, by inserting their usual chip-enabled bank card into the reader and typing in their card PIN code. This provides a much higher level of security than authentication using static credentials.

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 Services for banks

  • Carrefour Banque: C-zam account with Gemalto Digital PIN

    Gemalto is supplying Market Pay, a payment institution wholly-owned by Carrefour Group.

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  • Instant Issuance

    Al Rajhi Bank deploys Gemalto’s instant EMV card issuance solution in new self-service kiosks

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  • PIN by eChannels

    Intesa Sanpaolo accelerates its digital banking transformation with Gemalto’s PIN by e-Channels

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  • AllAboutMe is the award-winning turnkey card design application that allows cardholders to create their own personal cards onlin

    Cards customization

    ​​​Leading US finance cooperative America First Credit Union grows business and customer retention with Gemalto’s AllAboutMe

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  • Fight fraud and serve legitimate clients

    ID Verification

    Norway's national post and logistics service grows business and strengthen fraud protection with Gemalto’s ID Verification

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  • Increasing Issuing Numbers for Al Rajhi Bank

    Follow the success story of Al Rajhi Bank in Saudi Arabia with one of the biggest Instant Issuance rollouts

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  • French bank LCL introduces an innovative PIN by SMS service

    Banks provide their customers a fast, seamless and interactive card renewal experience helping​ them during the whole life cycle of their card.

    Find out how banks are taking advantage of new mobile technology​