American SESAMES Awards Finalists Announced

We are just over a week away from CARTES America 2014, to be held in Las Vegas from May 13 through 15. As such,  Comexposium, the organizers of all global CARTES events announced today the finalists for the new American iteration of the much lauded SESAMES Awards.

The SESAMES are now in their 19th year as an annual celebration of excellence in security. Held every year in France, and also now having an Asian equivalent (as well as this new American version), the awards recognize technology innovation for smart cards, digital security, identification, secure transactions and contactless technology in the event’s respective market.

There are nine finalists spread across three categories: Emerging Payments, Card Manufacturing and Identification. The breakdown is as follows:

Emerging Payments

  • Oberthur Technologies for Omni-channel Wallet
  • ROAM for RP750x
  • Sequoia Retails Systems, Inc. for the QuadPoint Compact Register

Card Manufacturing

  • Oberthur Technologies for Lasink
  • SKIMPROT Ltd. for SkimProt
  • SmartDisplayer Technology Co., Ltd. for iCARD4


  • Brigham Scully Public Relations for Zwipe Biometric Card
  • DigitalPersona, Inc. for DigitalPersona Altus
  • GOTrust Technology Inc. for SDencrypter Lite.

The winners will be announced on the first day of CARTES America. Stay posted to Mobile ID World for updates on the event including the winners of the awards once the announcement is made.