Yearly Archives: 2019

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Valid purchases the fintech BluPay and makes advances in financial transactions and instant payment

Valid, the Brazilian multinational working in secure identification, completed the process for the acquisition of 51% of BluPay, a fintech specializing in financial transactions based on blockchain technology. The acquisition reinforces Valid’s strategy of growth in their line of digital solutions, which today account for approximately 10% of the company’s revenue, which reached R$ 1.5 billion in the first nine months Read more

17/12/2019
blockchain
Blupay
financial transactions
Fintech
instant payment
valid

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Valid Partners With 1oT to Disrupt IoT Connectivity with a new eSIM Solution

Valid and 1oT release a new eSIM solution that allows customers to swap between mobile carriers without switching their physical SIM Valid, the innovative eSIM solution provider and 1oT, the virtual connectivity provider for global IoT device makers, announce a partnership introducing a full end-to-end eSIM solution for the IoT space. The combination of Valid's eSIM technology and subscription Read more

15/11/2019
1oT
eSIM
IoT Device
SIM
SIM cards
valid

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Valid makes advances in solutions for the education sector

With solutions focused on transforming processes, integrating and harmonizing technologies for the education market, Valid has been expanding its portfolio in its “Valid Education” line, with tools that match the pace of the evolution of education systems, both through physical and digital solutions. Some of these solutions will be presented by the Brazilian multinational at the biggest events in Read more

16/10/2019
Digital Onboarding
e-Diploma solutions
solutions for the education
valid

Valid presents solutions for tracking water sources

The company will be demonstrating the tracking seals at ABINAM 2019, Brazil’s largest event for the mineral water industry As an expert in security and tracking, Valid, the Brazilian multinational, will be attending the 28th Brazilian Natural Mineral Water Industry Conference and Expo - ABINAM 2019, which will be held this year in Bento Gonçalves, Rio Grande do Sul, Read more

10/10/2019
tracking water
valid

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Valid presents Smart Cities solutions at Digital Cities Forum

With the aim of showcasing new solutions that can contribute to improvements in quality of life in cities, Valid, the Brazilian multinational, will be taking part in the second Digital Cities Forum for the Metropolitan Region of Campinas (São Paulo State). This event, to be held on October 3, is organized by the Digital City Network - an initiative Read more

02/10/2019
Smart Cities
smartcity
valid

2019-10-02T20:10:43+00:0002/10/2019|Tags: , , |

T-SYSTEMS BRASIL AND VALID PRESENT SMART WAREHOUSE AT SAP NOW

T-Systems Brasil, the Germany-based company with a broad digital portfolio of IT solutions and services, and Valid, the Brazilian multinational provider of secure solutions for identification and tracking, will be together at SAP NOW, to be held on September 11 and 12 in São Paulo.  The two companies have combined their experience to develop a joint WMS (Warehouse Management Read more

23/09/2019
valid
Warehouse Management System
WMS

2019-09-23T22:07:12+00:0023/09/2019|Tags: , , |

Valid and Antelop Solutions Announce Joint Digital Payment Solutions Portfolio

Valid and Antelop Solutions Announce Joint Digital Payment Solutions Portfolio  By leveraging Valid’s Secure Services Hub™ and Antelop’s NFC Issuer wallet and TSP hub, both companies are teaming up to offer Latin American banks a comprehensive product suite  Bogotá, Colombia – September 3, 2019 - Valid, the leading provider of technology solutions for mobile, identity, data and payments, and Read more

03/09/2019
antelop
digital payment
valid

2019-09-03T17:09:51+00:0003/09/2019|Tags: , , |

Valid Teams with the State of Washington to Streamline Department of Licensing Driver’s License Issuance

Valid Teams with the State of Washington to Streamline Department of Licensing Driver’s License Issuance Valid and Washington Department of Licensing (DOL) install 300 new cameras and enrollment software at Washington’s 26 busiest offices to increase efficiency Lisle, IL - August 28, 2019 - Valid, the leading provider of technology solutions for mobile, identity, data and payments, partnered with Read more

28/08/2019
Driver's License
id
valid
Washington

2019-08-28T17:56:47+00:0028/08/2019|Tags: , , , |

Valid makes advances in solutions for the education sector

20-24 october 2019 With solutions focused on transforming processes, integrating and harmonizing technologies for the education market, Valid has been expanding its portfolio in its “Valid Education” line, with tools that match the pace of the evolution of education systems, both through physical and digital solutions. Some of these solutions will be presented Read more

16/10/2019
Digital Transformation
MNOs
Tecnologia eSIM

2019-10-16T20:55:25+00:0016/10/2019|Tags: , , |

Valid Collaborates With the State of Vermont to Roll Out New Driver’s Licenses and ID Cards

Valid Collaborates With the State of Vermont to Roll Out New Driver’s Licenses and ID Cards Valid upgraded Vermont DMV solutions to add protection against identity fraud and increase card application processing efficiencies Lisle, IL – August 8, 2019 - Valid, the leading provider of technology solutions for mobile, identity, data and payments, announces the implementation of a new Read more

08/08/2019
Driver's License
id
valid
Vermont

2020-01-10T16:37:55+00:0008/08/2019|Tags: , , , |

Valid sponsors Tele2 IoT Talks 2019

27 November 2019 Valid sponsors as Premier Partner the upcoming “Tele2 IoT Talks 2019” that will be hold in Stockholm, Sweden, at Clarion Hotel Sign on November 27th, 2019. During  IoT Talks, Artur Conceicao, Regional Sales Director Nordics of Valid will explain the benefits and flexibility of eSIM in a modern IoT connectivity Read more

26/11/2019
Digital Transformation
eSIM
IoT
IoT Talks
MNOs
Strategic Marketing

2019-11-26T15:15:51+00:0026/11/2019|Tags: , , , , , |

VALID SPONSORS AFRICACOM 2019

12-14 November 2019 Valid is a sponsor of the upcoming Africacom 2019 as exhibitor in stand D81. The event will take place on November 12-14 in Capetown, South Africa. Our Mobile Solutions and Software & Services teams from across the globe will be in attendance to demonstrate the latest innovations in our IoT solutions, Read more

07/10/2019
Digital Transformation
eSIM
MNOs
Strategic Marketing

2019-10-29T10:04:50+00:0007/10/2019|Tags: , , , |

Valid to Sponsor the e-Sim Connect 2019

14-15 October 2019 Valid will attend as Associate Sponsor the e-Sim Connect 2019, the only eSIM dedicated event,  that will be hold on 14 – 15th October in London. During eSIM-Connect, Mikaël Dubreucq - Director, Global Strategic Marketing at Valid will discuss the benefits of eKYC for Mobile Operators in their digital transformation Read more

16/09/2019
Customer Journey
Digital Transformation
eKYC
eSIM
MNOs
Strategic Marketing
subscription

InovaCidade award goes to São Caetano do Sul for their Smart City project managed by Valid

The solution brought by Valid, integrating GIS tech and citizen registries, helped the city win one of the InovaCidade awards. The city of São Caetano do Sul (State of São Paulo) will receive an InovaCidade award this Monday, July 22, in recognition of their initiatives to improve quality of life in cities. The award, organized by Smart Business Brazil, Read more

22/07/2019
InovaCidade
smart city
smartcities
valid

2019-07-22T20:31:40+00:0022/07/2019|Tags: , , , |

VALID CEO MAKES THE LIST OF BRAZIL’S BEST CEOs

The following list was prepared by Forbes, in partnership with the C-Level/CEO Program at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV-SP). Publicly traded companies were filtered using the VEC Value Creation methodology, looking at financials for 2010-2017, then 2018 financials were evaluated to check for consistency in the final year. Companies whose CEOs started in 2018 or 2019 were excluded, to ensure Read more

11/07/2019
Affonso
Best
CEO
Forbes
valid

2019-07-11T14:20:11+00:0011/07/2019|Tags: , , , , |

5G and eSim as key elements of IoT development

By Alejandro Pulido, Standardization Expert at Valid A few months ago, several telephone companies began to launch 5G connectivity pilots for their customers, among the promises of this new generation of the mobile network are greater protection of user privacy, lower latency to allow VoIP applications, and speeds never seen for streaming content playback. Users will take advantage of Read more

27/12/2019
5G
eSIM
IoT
valid

2019-12-27T14:00:57+00:0027/12/2019|Tags: , , , |

Establishing a Culture of Security in an Organization

Published in Silicon Republic on October 18, 2019 See published article here. __ Martin Kurpiel is the senior vice-president of Valid, a global technology provider that offers a robust portfolio of payment, mobile, data and identity solutions. Here, he discusses the importance of engendering a culture of security in an organisation in order to successfully safeguard data. Tell me Read more

29/10/2019
data
Data Protection
data security
organizational security
valid

2019-10-29T19:34:09+00:0029/10/2019|Tags: , , , , |

Ecological Bank Card

By Javier Cortés Sainz, RENA Banking Sales Director at Valid. There is a growing concern for the environment across multiple industries. Removing PVC from many products we use daily has become a major trend; in fact, governments are putting pressure on companies to replace PVC with 100% biodegradable materials and to reduce their CO2 footprint during the manufacturing process. Read more

09/10/2019
bank card
valid

2019-10-09T16:47:48+00:0009/10/2019|Tags: , |

Why Bans on Facial Recognition Could Stifle Tech Innovation

By: Kevin Freiburger, Director of Identity Programs at Valid The idea of facial recognition applications in the public sector was once a seemingly impossible task. Early facial analysis software algorithms didn’t produce accurate or reliable results, systems were disproportionately inaccurate across certain genders and races, and the infrastructure required to power the system required a significant IT effort to Read more

08/10/2019
facial recognition
valid

2019-10-08T19:49:12+00:0008/10/2019|Tags: , |

The Secure Side of Innovation

By: Surinder Dhar - Director of Mobile Solutions, Business Development Innovation is the cornerstone of any enterprise that aspires to be a market leader or to maintain their leadership position. Although security is top of mind for most enterprises, it is still not part of their innovation cycle. This is evident in the survey by Bromium (The CISOs Dilemma: Read more

30/09/2019
Architectural Risk Analysis
innovation
product development
security
security by design
Security Training
session fixation attack
threat modeling
valid

Titanium, ESDs and No Annual Fee: How Apple Card’s Limited Rollout Was a Smart Manufacturing Move

By: Suresh Kumar - Director of Payment Technology & Product Management Apple has entered new territory with its first-ever credit card — and the tech giant’s not taking any risks. Before making it available to the masses in August, Apple rolled out the heavy titanium card to only a limited number of targeted users. And from a manufacturing standpoint, Read more

17/09/2019
Apple Card
consumer experience
credit card
titanium card
valid

2019-09-17T15:17:52+00:0017/09/2019|Tags: , , , , |

Data Attic – discover gold in your data

By: Vikram Shanbhag – Vice President of Data Solutions Picture this moment – It’s around the Thanksgiving holiday, you have taken time off and decide to rummage through your old stuff stored away in the attic.  You come across pictures, old diaries, post-it notes and other scraps of paper – some of them decades old, simply put aside for Read more

09/09/2019
CDP
Customer Data Platform
dark data
data
data attic
valid

2019-09-09T16:54:04+00:0009/09/2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Facial recognition can protect our kids: here’s how to convince parents

By: Kevin Freiberger, Director of Identity Programs at Valid The New York State Education Department blocked facial recognition software testing in schools merely weeks before it was set to begin. This comes despite reassurances from the Lockport City School District that it would only enter the information of significant threats (like suspended or expelled students and sex offenders) into Read more

06/09/2019
biometrics
education
facial recognition
valid

2019-09-06T17:04:46+00:0006/09/2019|Tags: , , , |

IoT is Rewriting Digital Transformation

By: Surinder Dhar - Director of Mobile Solutions, Business Development IoT and Digital Transformation are two initiatives taking the world by storm and are rapidly taking us towards a more digital future. While we have been heading in this direction since the late 1990s, when they were termed M2M and Computerization respectively, we have now passed the inflation point Read more

29/08/2019
Digital Transformation
IoT
valid

2019-08-29T14:58:39+00:0029/08/2019|Tags: , , |

IoT is Driving Advancements in Agriculture

By: Surinder Dhar, Director of Mobile Solutions - Business Development The impressive gains in global food production during so-called "Green Revolution” have subsided over the time and are too small to keep pace with population growth. The world population will reach 9.6 billion by 2050. The challenges of extreme weather conditions, rising climate change, and environmental impact resulting from Read more

13/08/2019
agricultural drones
agriculture
agritech
IoT
livestock management
precision farming
smart greenhouses
valid

Post-secondary institutions and the challenge of taking academic records from paper to digital

By Jairo Lima - Commercial Supervisor & Alexandre Okamoto – Digital Manager It’s now the law. Brazilian Decree no. 9,235 and Ordinance 315 require post-secondary institutions to implement a “design for a digital academic archive, using a method that ensures the integrity and authenticity of all information contained in the original documents.” This is a resolution that impacts the market Read more

01/08/2019
education
valid

2019-08-01T21:26:04+00:0001/08/2019|Tags: , |

The Top Trends Driving and Derailing Experiential Retail

The Top Trends Driving and Derailing Experiential Retail BY MARTIN KURPIEL July 8, 2019 “How do I keep people coming in the door when my customer’s next purchase can be done anytime, anywhere?” This is the question that’s been on nearly every brick-and-mortar retailer’s mind for years. The emergence of experiential retail has been a saving grace keeping physical Read more

15/07/2019
experiential retail
valid

2019-07-15T18:17:07+00:0015/07/2019|Tags: , |

Is the public sector ready for mobile IDs?

Is The Public Sector Ready For Mobile IDs? BY KEVIN FREIBURGER June 27, 2019 Mobile identification is no longer just a digital replica of a traditional drivers’ license or state ID. Today, digital identity management has evolved to take full advantage of security features offered by smart mobile devices. But is the public sector ready to accommodate? Traditional plastic-card Read more

08/07/2019
mobile ids
valid

2019-07-08T16:07:52+00:0008/07/2019|Tags: , |

VALID SPONSORS THE 2019 AAMVA ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

20-22 August 2019 During this event we will be offering demonstrations of WebLink ID, our web-based identity system software that turns any authorized PC with Internet or Intranet access into a feature-rich photo ID card processing workstation. The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization developing model programs Read more

02/07/2019
AAMVA
id
identification
valid

2019-07-02T16:48:10+00:0002/07/2019|Tags: , , , |

Valid Sponsors the 2019 AAMVA Region IV Conference

15-17 July 2019 During this event we will be offering demonstrations of WebLink ID, our web-based identity system software that turns any authorized PC with Internet or Intranet access into a feature-rich photo ID card processing workstation. The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization developing model programs Read more

02/04/2019
AAMVA
AAMVA Conference
Driver's License
Region 1

2019-04-02T16:59:36+00:0002/04/2019|Tags: , , , |

Valid Sponsors the 2019 AAMVA Region II Conference

24-26 June 2019 During this event we will be offering demonstrations of WebLink ID, our web-based identity system software that turns any authorized PC with Internet or Intranet access into a feature-rich photo ID card processing workstation. The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization developing model programs Read more

01/04/2019
AAMVA
AAMVA Conference
Driver's License
Region 1

2019-04-01T22:49:23+00:0001/04/2019|Tags: , , , |

Valid Sponsors the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2019

26-28 June 2019 Valid will participate at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2019, Asia’s leading event for next-generation technology – 5G, IoT, AI, Big Data and beyond, held on 26-28 June in Shanghai, China. During the event, Valid will speak at the eSIM Seminar about how industry can capitalize the reward of evolving Read more

16/05/2019
Digital Transformation
eSIM
IoT
valid

2019-06-24T20:23:13+00:0016/05/2019|Tags: , , , |

Valid broadens its horizons in dual-interface transactions with new Ewally Elo cards

To improve the payment experience using cards, Ewally, a financial solutions fintech, and the Elo payment card company have joined forces to offer their first dual-interface prepaid card, allowing consumers to make payments by simply tapping their card onto a contactless payment terminal. To coordinate this digital transactions ecosystem, Valid, one of Brazil’s primary providers of solutions for the Read more

18/06/2019
contactless
Dual-Interface
prepaid cards
valid

2019-06-18T19:45:53+00:0018/06/2019|Tags: , , , |

Valid brings digital transformation to the horticulture industry

Agribusiness, which accounts for 21% of Brazil’s GDP, is advancing toward digital transformation at breakneck speed. In this sector, productivity is already experiencing a positive impact from the use of logistical support solutions that offer greater flexibility and security for tasks, both on and off the farm. One of the new items is the ibandeja (“bandeja” being Portuguese for “tray”), Read more

27/06/2019
agriculture
RFID
valid

2019-06-27T14:30:36+00:0027/06/2019|Tags: , , |

Valid launches access management system for sporting events

The sports industry moves around R$ 67 billion per year in Brazil, according to data from the Getulio Vargas Foundation. To welcome teams and fans, thousands of people work behind the scenes to make everything work properly. A continent-level soccer tournament, for example, could involve over 100,000 employees and volunteers working in stadiums, host cities, etc. That’s why Valid, Read more

14/06/2019
credential
events
valid

2019-06-18T19:20:04+00:0014/06/2019|Tags: , , |

Valid CEO discusses digital transformation at the FICO Forum in Brazil

Valid will be taking its experience in digital transformation to the FICO Forum, the largest global conference on analytical decision management, being held for the first time in Brazil. Organized by FICO, a pioneering company in the use of predictive analyses and data science to improve operational decision making, the event will take place on March 13 in São Read more

11/03/2019
Digital Transformation
FICO FORUM
Inteligência Artificial

2019-03-11T13:15:35+00:0011/03/2019|Tags: , , |

Valid sponsors the Secure Payments & ID Congress 2019

19 June 2019 Valid will participate as an exhibitor and speaker at the Secure Payments & ID Congress 2019, the largest national congress dedicated to payment methods, identity management and transaction security. The event will be held on June 19 at the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium, stand 18, in Madrid, Spain. Valid will also Read more

28/05/2019
Digital Transformation
eSIM technology
in car payments
motor vehicles
valid

Valid sponsors Ingenium Mobile 2019

13 June 2019 Valid  is sponsoring Ingenium Mobile 2019, an event organized by JSC Ingenium. The fifth edition of Ingenium Mobile will take place on June 13, 2019 at the Fco. Giner de los Rios Foundation, Madrid-Spain. This exclusive event for virtual mobile operators is a unique opportunity to learn first-hand about the Read more

05/06/2019
Ingenium Mobile; MVNOs
MNOs
mobile operators
valid

2019-06-05T15:53:36+00:0005/06/2019|Tags: , , , |

Valid will be participating in the National Notary’s Offices Conference

06 to 09 June 2019 Valid will be participating in the National Notary’s Offices Conference - Concart 2018, in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, from June 6 to 9. Our commercial team will be presenting solutions for secure identification and digital certification to notaries, registrars, judges, employees of the public prosecutor’s office, lawyers, Read more

31/05/2019
valid

2019-05-31T16:22:54+00:0031/05/2019|Tags: |

Valid Speaks at Amazon’s Recent Conference

27 May 2019 On Monday, May 27th, Amazon hosted one of the most trending and important shows related to Cloud Services in Colombia. Such event was mainly organized to demonstrate the AWS Cloud Computing platform with the purpose of educating current and potential users about what Amazon’s platform has to offer. Many of Read more

29/05/2019
aws
cloud services
mobile banking
Payment Solutions
valid

2019-05-29T22:36:59+00:0029/05/2019|Tags: , , , , |

Valid Sponsors the 2019 AAMVA Region I Conference

14-16 May 2019 During this event we will be offering demonstrations of WebLink ID, our web-based identity system software that turns any authorized PC with Internet or Intranet access into a feature-rich photo ID card processing workstation. The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization developing model programs Read more

21/03/2019
AAMVA
AAMVA Conference
Driver's License
Region 1

2019-03-21T19:09:29+00:0021/03/2019|Tags: , , , |

CHINA UNICOM AND VALID JOIN COMMERCIAL FORCES TO DELIVER LTE CONNECTIVITY ENABLEMENT TO GLOBAL IOT DEVICE

BARCELONA (FEB 20th, 2019) – China Unicom, the leading telecommunications provider in China, and Valid, the innovative eSIM solution provider today announced their commercial partnership to deliver LTE Connectivity Enablement to global IoT customers in China. This commercial partnership provides eSIM technology, making LTE connectivity and subscription management easier for IoT device makers. The companies will explain this industry-first Read more

20/02/2019
China Unicom
E-Sim Cards
IoT
LTE
MWC
valid

2019-02-20T10:29:28+00:0020/02/2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Valid showcases identification solutions at the 2nd National Notary’s Offices Conference

Valid will be showing identification solutions such as biometrics, professional ID cards, and digital solutions at the 2nd National Notary’s Offices Conference (CONCART), organized by the National Confederation of Notaries and Registrars (CNR), at the SERHS Natal Grand Hotel in Natal, in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, from June 6 to 9. During the event, which will bring together Read more

31/05/2019
Concart
valid

2019-05-31T18:40:31+00:0031/05/2019|Tags: , |

Valid Helps Government of Guam, Department of Revenue and Taxation, Achieve Real ID Compliance Certification from Department of Homeland Security

Lisle, IL - Feb. 25, 2019 - Valid, the leading provider of technology solutions for mobile, identity, data and payments, announced its client, The Government of Guam, Department of Revenue and Taxation (DRT), received formal approval of Real ID Compliance from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Valid has been a partner with Guam through the process of upgrades, Read more

25/02/2019
Department of Homeland Security
DMV
Driver's Licence
Guam
ID cards
Real ID
valid

Valid Sponsors the 2019 CohereOne Catalog & Integrated Marketing Summit

24-25 April 2019 Valid is a proud sponsor of the CohereOne Catalog & Integrated Marketing Summit.  This year’s theme is Integrated: The Smarter Path to Profitability. Strategies for synchronizing print, digital, and social media for maximum impact. The Summit is an absolute must-attend event for merchant companies desiring to integrate print and digital Read more

25/03/2019

2019-03-25T16:17:29+00:0025/03/2019|

Valid’s profits reach R$ 100.1 million, up 261%, in 2018

The quest for efficiency, which included measures such as cost reduction and a process review, increased Valid’s competitiveness (B³: VLID3 - ON) in 2018. Focused on strengthening its global presence and further diversifying its portfolio of solutions, the company’s net profits more than doubled, reaching R$ 100.1 million, in comparison to R$ 27.7 million in 2017. Reinforcing its global Read more

15/03/2019

2019-03-15T19:51:19+00:0015/03/2019|

Banning Facial Recognition Tech Moves Safety Backwards

Banning Facial Recognition Tech Moves Safety Backwards (Contributed) Kevin Freiburger June 26, 2019 Facial recognition technology wasn’t always feasible for the public sector. The accuracy of the face-matching software algorithms was not reliable, some contained biases and the systems themselves required significant IT overhead to operate. However, that tide has shifted. Today’s facial recognition technology is much faster, more Read more

01/07/2019
biometrics
facial recognition
security
valid

2019-07-01T22:26:28+00:0001/07/2019|Tags: , , , |

What the Equifax and FICO Partnership Means for the Future of Finance

What the Equifax and FICO Partnership Means for the Future of Finance by Martin Kurpiel, Senior Vice President of Technology Solutions & IT June 12, 2019 Credit giants Equifax and FICO have joined forces in a move that has both companies getting into the alternative data market. The two companies announced in late March they would be pooling their collective consumer Read more

20/06/2019
data
equifax
fico
finance
valid

2019-06-20T16:02:26+00:0020/06/2019|Tags: , , , , |

What the Win-Win Partnership Between Apple and Goldman Sachs Means for Payments

Written By Alberto Hernandez - Chief Operating Officer at Valid Apple is ready to get even closer to your wallet, and it has a recognizable partner to help win a permanent spot. Joining forces with a finance giant like Goldman Sachs is part of Apple’s latest effort to revolutionize an established industry — but the partnership is mutually beneficial. Read more

05/06/2019
apple
goldmansachs
payments
valid

2019-06-05T15:42:54+00:0005/06/2019|Tags: , , , |

Community banks are losing the payment tech battle

By Alberto Hernandez - Chief Operating Officer at Valid Community banks are enjoying some of the most fertile economic conditions for growth. A combination of low interest rates, a roaring economy and loosened regulations in recent years have come together to create optimal conditions for all banking institutions to thrive. Yet despite this opportunity, community banks are slipping compared Read more

04/06/2019
communitybanks
payments
technology
valid

2019-06-04T20:34:20+00:0004/06/2019|Tags: , , , |

How 5G could neutralize Net Neutrality

Just over a year ago, the US Congress repealed the FCC's Net Neutrality ruling - a ruling that made it illegal for mobile and internet providers to charge more for access to certain sites or platform. While Congress is gearing up for another fight, this time to reinstate Net Neutrality, one expert says it may no longer be needed. Read more

31/05/2019
Net neutrality
valid

2019-05-31T16:01:04+00:0031/05/2019|Tags: , |

Technology: Solving Yesterday’s Problems

Technology:  Solving Yesterday’s Problems From wildfires, earthquakes, industrial and underground accidents, to reckless drivers, shoplifting, and pickpockets. By: Franco Zaro, Director of Business Development & Sales Support 5G is around the corner and LTE already took place long time ago; but what does it mean for a farmer, miner, storeowner, or someone using public transportation?     Cellphones during 2G and Read more

28/05/2019
5G
valid

2019-05-28T20:36:39+00:0028/05/2019|Tags: , |

Marketing Testing 1 – 2 – 3

By: Brenda McGowan, Client Development Director, Data Solutions Valid recently had the opportunity to sponsor CohereOne’s “2019 Catalog and Integrated Marketing Summit” held in Philadelphia, PA, USA. During one of the conference presentations, Travis Seaton - SVP Strategic Services and Brandan Slattery from CohereOne shared several interesting case study results to bring back to our marketing teams. Laying the Read more

13/05/2019
marketing testing
testing
valid

2019-05-15T19:28:47+00:0013/05/2019|Tags: , , |

How Insurance is Changing in the Age of Data

Using location data provides many opportunities for insurers. Customers are becoming more receptive to the idea of sharing their data in order to benefit from financial products and services. What does this mean for insurance companies? Almost six in ten consumers are open to sharing location data and lifestyle information in exchange for decreased pricing in financial products and Read more

24/04/2019
customer data
hyper-location
location data
valid

2019-04-24T20:48:13+00:0024/04/2019|Tags: , , , |

Biometric Identification in Healthcare Doesn’t Replace Data Security Best Practices

By: Michael Fox – Chief Commercial Officer, Identity Solutions  While no system is foolproof, biometrics are vastly more accurate and secure ways to identify patients because they measure a physical trait (something you are) rather than a piece of knowledge (something you know e.g., passwords, ssn, PIN). Cases of mistaken identity can have devastating consequences in healthcare. A newborn Read more

18/04/2019
biometrics
data
data security
Healthcare
valid

2019-04-18T20:12:58+00:0018/04/2019|Tags: , , , , |

Idealliance Certifies Valid as G7® Experts

Valid is dedicated to the professional development of our employees in the USA and abroad. Through continued education, we ensure the commitment to our clients worldwide by reducing costs, speeding product to the marketplace, maintaining our client’s brand image, exceeding print production requirements, and delivering consistency and quality. G7® certification is the most recognized international specification for color management. Read more

16/04/2019
color management
EFI Connect
G7
G7 Certification
Idealliance
print production
valid

5 Ways to Avoid Sabotaging Your Digital Marketing

By Brenda McGowan – Client Development Director, Data Solutions I recently attended a large, B2B conference and was delighted to find several educational tracks that focused on various facets of marketing. As digital marketing continues to escalate, I wanted to find some useful takeaways our clients may find helpful, or at least serve as a reminders while navigating the Read more

27/03/2019
digital marketing
end-to-end data
lead generation
marketing
marketing channels
marketing goals
valid

Latin America: The Materialization of 5G Over the Next Decade

By: Leonel Cuevas - Solution Sales LATAM The GSMA Mobile 360 Series - Latin America was held in Buenos Aires at the start of December, and Valid took part along with other companies and players from the industry. Through different presentations and panels, the industry's primary challenges looking to the future were addressed, and the 5G network was one of Read more

06/03/2019
5G
GSMA
GSMA Mobile 360 Series
valid

2019-03-06T20:10:20+00:0006/03/2019|Tags: , , , |

The Blockchain of Everything

By: Franco Zaro - Director of Business Development and Sales Support As a good Chilean, I’m a huge fan of football (soccer in American) and I remember the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, it was the year of the Selfie. During Russia’s World Cup in 2018, it was the year of streaming which allowed us to be connected in Read more

18/02/2019
agriculture
blockchain
cryptocurrency
finance
Internet of Things
IoT
mining
transportation
valid

VALID AT THE MWC 2019

25-28 Feb. 2019 Valid is exhibiting at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2019, the world’s largest technology event, held from 25 February to 28 February in Barcelona, Spain. Valid will be showcasing Mobile Banking solutions including Digital Banking Enrollment & Biometrics, Mobile Digital Journey for Telcom customers, eUICC Subscription Management, Smart Agriculture, and Read more

30/01/2019
Digital Banking Enrollment
eUICC Subscription Management
Internet of Things
IoT
Mobile Solutions
mobile world congress
valid

State of the Data Industry Infographic

In an evolving digital landscape, it is becoming increasingly important for organizations to utilize data in meaningful and actionable ways. Data can be used to not only improve the customer experience, but anticipate future needs and deliver unique messages customized for each recipient. Read on to learn more about the rapidly evolving state of the data industry and where it Read more

10/12/2019
AI
big data
continuous intelligence
customer experience
data
data industry
infographic
marketing analytics
valid

Security Fraud Infographic

Security fraud has moved from the physical to the digital and, as a result, a new victim of identity theft occurs every 2 seconds. As fraud continues to evolve, so should the level of protection of your data, social media accounts, and payment information. Valid continues to develop advanced solutions to protect you in an increasingly digital world. Read more

14/08/2019
identity theft
security fraud
valid

2019-08-14T19:56:39+00:0014/08/2019|Tags: , , |

Digital Transformation

A recent survey of directors, CEOs, and senior executive found that digital transformation risk is their #1 concern in 2019. With 1.18 trillion forecast global spend on Digital Transformation in 2019, a 17.8% increase over 2018, the change from physical to digital is here and will continue to evolve. Discover how Valid can be your solution partner in the Read more

24/07/2019
Digital Transformation
infographic
valid

2019-07-24T15:38:33+00:0024/07/2019|Tags: , , |

2018 Highlights from Valid Payment Solutions

Last year our Payment Solutions team provided our clients with the capabilities to offer secure, flexible, and convenient transactions. Take a look at the complete view of our impressive 2018 highlights from our Payments Team. To learn more about how our solutions can meet your business needs visit: https://valid.com/what-we-do/payment-solutions/

2018 Highlights from Valid Data Solutions

Last year, Valid’s Data Solutions provided our clients a 360° view of their customers by unifying disparate data sources that allowed them to deliver exceptional brand experiences. Take a look at a complete view of the impressive 2018 highlights from our Data Solutions Team. To learn more about how Valid can increase your company’s Marketing ROI, visit https://valid.com/what-we-do/data-solutions/. Read more

29/03/2019
data
data solutions
infographic
marketing
Marketing ROI
valid

2019-03-29T16:30:39+00:0029/03/2019|Tags: , , , , , |

The Millennial Mobile Banking Revolution

By 2025, Millennials will represent 75% of the workforce. With this influx comes generational trends such as the Millennial Mobile Banking Revolution. Retailers and financial institutions have no choice but to cater their products and services to this increasingly powerful group as Millennial mobile banking usage has increased 62% within the last year alone. Valid offers a Secure Services Read more

03/01/2019
infographic
marketing
millennial mobile banking
mobile banking
mobile banking usage
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