Gemalto's New MasterCard PayPass SIM Will Let You Use Your Dumbphone to…

Soon digital security firm Gemalto's new MasterCard PayPass SIM card will make NFC payments possible on all GSM phones—whether smart or dumb. It means that you'll be able to use the SIM to manage and make mobile payments and—if it's successful—the SIM could bring the first mass commercial rollout of NFC payments… » 3/29/11 11:20pm 3/29/11 11:20pm

Gemalto Converges Two Things You Shouldn't: Adds DVD Track to SIM Card

Now the credit-card sized plastic thing that cellphone SIM units are shipped in can carry the cellphone's associated data files, thanks to Gemalto's DVD-SIM "Smart Video Card." In the name of convergence (and possibly environmental friendliness) the company is making the cards for the Italian operator Wind, where the… » 9/15/08 9:15am 9/15/08 9:15am