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PCPD revised the "Guidance on Collection and Use of Biometric Data"

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:00pm

What's New

Key Points: 

What's New

Individuals should also be vigilant when providing biometric data, and should not get carried away in the pursuit of novelty and convenience.

The revised “Guidance on Collection and Use of Biometric Data” can be downloaded at

https://www.pcpd.org.hk//english/resources_centre/publications/files/GN_...

Reminder of travel restrictions to Canada for the upcoming holidays

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:57pm

The travel restrictions do not impact the cross-border movement of goods.

Key Points: 
  • The travel restrictions do not impact the cross-border movement of goods.
  • Any gift to someone living in Canada is duty and tax free, provided its value is CDN$60 or less.
  • The temporary restrictions on all optional/discretionary travel to Canada continue and may be prolonged for public health reasons.
  • Foreign nationals who are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 will not be permitted to enter Canada, regardless of their reason for travel.

Utah Valley University adopts Passport mobile pay solution for parking

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:30pm

OREM, Utah, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Students and faculty at Utah Valley University can now pay to park using the Passport Parking mobile app.

Key Points: 
  • OREM, Utah, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Students and faculty at Utah Valley University can now pay to park using the Passport Parking mobile app.
  • Passport Parking is powered by the Passport Operating System that enables over 1,200 cities and universities to manage vehicle interactions on streets and sidewalks through one comprehensive back end.
  • In addition to supporting Utah Valley University, Passport partners with Salt Lake City to provide a convenient payment option for parking through the city's private label, ParkSLC.
  • "Utah Valley University was in search of a mobile pay solution with a more robust and comprehensive back office system," said Mollie Bolin, Passport sales executive.

More than one billion SPS inductive coupling platforms in the hands of cardholders demonstrate recognition of technology by issuers and card vendors

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:00am

Card manufacturers that integrate SPS eBooster inductive coupling technology acknowledge its advantages in terms of reliability and ease of integration in their manufacturing process.

Key Points: 
  • Card manufacturers that integrate SPS eBooster inductive coupling technology acknowledge its advantages in terms of reliability and ease of integration in their manufacturing process.
  • Working in a permanent connection with card manufacturers, SPS actively supports them in making the best of the technology.
  • Card manufacturers have already obtained over 1,500 certifications (Letter of Approval) from card schemes for payment cards using SPS platforms.
  • Already 13 governments have decided to adopt SPS technology for their ePassports and 13 nations issue their national ID cards with SPS eBooster technology.

Switzerland Gift Card and Incentive Card Markets Report 2020-2024 with Covid-19 Update Q2 2020

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:00am

DUBLIN, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Switzerland Gift Card and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics (Databook) - Market Size and Forecast (2015-2024) - Covid-19 Update Q2 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Switzerland Gift Card and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics (Databook) - Market Size and Forecast (2015-2024) - Covid-19 Update Q2 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The gift card industry in Switzerland will continue to grow over the forecast period and is expected to record a CAGR of 8.4% during 2020-2024.
  • However, According to the Q2 2020 Global Gift Card Survey, gift card market in Switzerland is expected to be impacted across retail and corporate segments due to disruption caused by Covid-19 outbreak.
  • In-depth understanding of gift card and incentive card market dynamics: Understand market opportunity, key trends and drivers along with five-year forecast (2014-2023) for gift cards and incentive cards in Switzerland.

Iran Digital Gift Card (e-Gift Card) and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics Databook 2015-2020 & 2024 with Covid-19 Update Q2 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 2:29pm

The "Iran Digital Gift Card (e-Gift Card) and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics (Databook) - Market Size and Forecast (2015-2024) - Covid-19 Update Q2 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Iran Digital Gift Card (e-Gift Card) and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics (Databook) - Market Size and Forecast (2015-2024) - Covid-19 Update Q2 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The gift card market in Iran has recorded a CAGR of 33.2% during 2015-2019.
  • Consequently, sale of e-gift card or digital gift card has witnessed sharp increase in Q2 2020, according to the Global Gift Card Survey.
  • In-depth understanding of overall gift card and digital (e-gift card) market dynamics: Understand market opportunity, key trends and drivers along with five-year forecast (2015-2024) for gift cards and digital (e-gift card) in Iran.

Turkey Digital Gift Card (e-Gift Card) and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics Databook 2015-2020 & 2024 - Covid-19 Update Q2 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 2:23pm

The "Turkey Digital Gift Card (e-Gift Card) and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics (Databook) - Market Size and Forecast (2015-2024) - Covid-19 Update Q2 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Turkey Digital Gift Card (e-Gift Card) and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics (Databook) - Market Size and Forecast (2015-2024) - Covid-19 Update Q2 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • In value terms, the gift card market in Turkey has recorded a CAGR of 32.1% during 2015-2019.
  • Over the next eight quarters, the author expects e-gift card or digital gift card segment to gain significant market share in Turkey.
  • In-depth understanding of overall gift card and digital (e-gift card) market dynamics: Understand market opportunity, key trends and drivers along with five-year forecast (2015-2024) for gift cards and digital (e-gift card) in Turkey.

Global Government ID Smart Card Market Falls 11% In the Wake Of COVID-19

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 1:00pm

Smart national ID programs have also been delayed due to a shifting of attention and will likely not be seen until 2021 at the earliest.

Key Points: 
  • Smart national ID programs have also been delayed due to a shifting of attention and will likely not be seen until 2021 at the earliest.
  • Smart National ID issuance is forecast to show a decline of -2.3% from 2019 to 2020, falling to 296 million units.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant effect on the Government ID market, and its recovery back to nominal issuance levels is heavily dependent on myriad factors.
  • These findings are from ABI Research's Government and Healthcare ID Cards market data report.

Global Government ID Smart Card Market Falls 11% In the Wake Of COVID-19

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 1:00pm

Smart national ID programs have also been delayed due to a shifting of attention and will likely not be seen until 2021 at the earliest.

Key Points: 
  • Smart national ID programs have also been delayed due to a shifting of attention and will likely not be seen until 2021 at the earliest.
  • Smart National ID issuance is forecast to show a decline of -2.3% from 2019 to 2020, falling to 296 million units.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant effect on the Government ID market, and its recovery back to nominal issuance levels is heavily dependent on myriad factors.
  • These findings are from ABI Research's Government and Healthcare ID Cards market data report.

Vietnam Digital Gift Card (e-Gift Card) and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics Databook 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 1:43pm

The "Vietnam Digital Gift Card (e-Gift Card) and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics (Databook) - Market Size and Forecast (2015-2024) - Covid-19 Update Q2 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Vietnam Digital Gift Card (e-Gift Card) and Incentive Card Market Intelligence and Future Growth Dynamics (Databook) - Market Size and Forecast (2015-2024) - Covid-19 Update Q2 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The gift card market in Vietnam has recorded a CAGR of 36.4% during 2015-2019.
  • Consequently, sale of e-gift card or digital gift card has witnessed sharp increase in Q2 2020, according to the Global Gift Card Survey.
  • In-depth understanding of overall gift card and digital (e-gift card) market dynamics: Understand market opportunity, key trends and drivers along with five-year forecast (2015-2024) for gift cards and digital (e-gift card) in Vietnam.