strategic partnerships

Cerence Teams with e.solutions to Develop Automotive Cockpits

Cerence Teams with e.solutions to Develop Automotive Cockpits

Cerence and e.solutions have announced that they will be collaborating to develop new technology for next-generation automotive cockpits. The two companies have already been working together for more than ten years, and have previously delivered in-car solutions for major vehicle brands like Audi, Volkswagen, Porsche, and Bentley. e.solutions is itself a joint venture between Audi…

NEC Forms R&D Partnership with NTT

NEC Forms R&D Partnership with NTT

NEC and NTT Corporation are joining forces to accelerate digital transformation. To that end, the two companies have formed a capital and business partnership that will support ICT research and development, with a particular emphasis on products that leverage optical and wireless technologies. The two companies believe that strong communications infrastructure will be particularly important…

Samsung Adds Trustonic Security to Mobile Devices

Samsung Adds Trustonic Security to Mobile Devices

Trustonic and Samsung have joined forces in an effort to strengthen the security of the latter’s various mobile offerings. Through the strategic partnership, the two companies will combine Trustonic’s single cloud platform and Trusted Execution Environment with Samsung’s Knox security platform, which is already embedded on Samsung devices. The goal is to protect the integrity…

Qualcomm Forms Smart City Partnership with Infinite

Qualcomm Forms Smart City Partnership with Infinite

Qualcomm is hoping to accelerate the adoption of smart city solutions through a new strategic partnership with Infinite Computer Solutions. Together, the two companies will try to provide developers with end-to-end IoT-as-a-Service (IoTaaS) technology that will make it easier bring new connected solutions to the market. To that end, the partnership will give companies in…

HID Global, Keyfactor Team Up on Digital Certificate Management for the Enterprise

HID Global, Keyfactor Team Up on Digital Certificate Management for the Enterprise

HID Global has teamed up with Keyfactor, bringing its IdenTrust digital certificates to the latter’s Keyfactor platform. The latter is designed to allow administrators to track and manage digital certificates across the enterprise. Such digital certificates are used to establish trusted connections between a user’s computer or browser and the servers or sites that they…

Zwipe Teams Up with Another Hong Kong Card Manufacturer

Zwipe Teams Up with Another Hong Kong Card Manufacturer

Zwipe is continuing to make inroads in the Asian market. The company has formed a partnership with Hong Kong’s Asia Credit Card (ACC) to develop a full portfolio of biometric payment services and products. The partnership will focus primarily on biometric payment cards. Zwipe is planning to launch its Pay ONE platform later this year,…

HID Global and Fidesmo Bring Seos Credentials to Wearable Devices

HID Global and Fidesmo Bring Seos Credentials to Wearable Devices

HID Global has teamed up with Fidesmo to improve the utility of wearable devices. The partnership specifically concerns HID Global’s Seos credentialing technology, which Fidesmo will be integrating into secure element (SE) chips that can then be deployed in wearable devices to enable a variety of different applications. In that regard, the two companies called…

Huami Teams with Chinese Athletics Association on Smart Wearable Devices

Huami Teams with Chinese Athletics Association on Smart Wearable Devices

Huami has announced a partnership with the Chinese Athletics Association (CAA) in a formal agreement that will see the two sides team up to develop smart wearable devices. “The official partnership will promote the sports spirit and healthy lifestyle to the whole society, which also has a positive impact on building a leading sports nation,” said Yu Hongchen, the…

Mastercard and Samsung Boost Digital Inclusion with Pay on Demand Platform

Mastercard and Samsung Boost Digital Inclusion with Pay on Demand Platform

Mastercard has formed a global partnership with Samsung that will make the Pay on Demand platform more readily accessible to consumers and small businesses in emerging markets. The Pay on Demand platform allows consumers to gain access to devices on a pay-as-you-go basis, and is part of a broader effort to raise digital inclusion around…

Onfido and SecureKey Team Up on Comprehensive Identity Verification

Onfido and SecureKey Team Up on Comprehensive Identity Verification

SecureKey and Onfido have joined forces in an effort to provide customers with a more comprehensive identity verification on solution. The joint offering will blend SecureKey’s real-time authentication tech with Onfido’s document and facial recognition. Onfido’s platform uses facial biometrics to compare a selfie to the photo on an official government ID document. Doing so…

New Agreements in Healthcare Sector are the Latest Signs of FacePhi’s APAC Expansion

New Agreements in Healthcare Sector are the Latest Signs of FacePhi’s APAC Expansion

New agreements in the APAC sector offer the latest signs of progress for biometric authentication specialist FacePhi. The agreements represent two prongs of a strategic effort. One is a partnership with NSSMART, a South Korean firm offering modernization services for the healthcare sector, while the second is NSSMART’s new agreement with a major South Korean…

ADI and Jungo Team Up on New Driver Monitoring System

ADI and Jungo Team Up on New Driver Monitoring System

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) is teaming up with Jungo to develop a new driver monitoring system for connected cars. The solution will blend ADI’s Time-of-Flight (ToF) technology with Jungo’s CoDriver software platform. The in-car cameras outfitted with the new system will improve vehicle safety by tracking head and eye movements to watch for signs of…

Mastercard Makes Strategic Trust Stamp Investment

Mastercard Makes Strategic Trust Stamp Investment

Mastercard has further solidified its relationship with Trust Stamp after formally making a strategic investment in the company. Based out of the Georgia Institute of Technology, Trust Stamp went through Mastercard’s Start Path accelerator back in 2018, and later collaborated with Mastercard on an AI-based authentication solution that does not rely on Personally Identifiable Information.…

Fujitsu Allies with Upstream Security to Develop In-Car Threat Detection Platform

Fujitsu Allies with Upstream Security to Develop In-Car Threat Detection Platform

Fujitsu has teamed up with Upstream Security to develop a new security platform for the next generation of connected vehicles. Upstream Security is a smart car cybersecurity specialist, and has already developed a cloud-based automotive threat feed called Upstream C4. The new joint solution will blend Upstream C4 with Fujitsu’s data processing tech, as well…

Cerence Teams Up with LG to Develop New In-Car Voice Assistant

Cerence Teams Up with LG to Develop New In-Car Voice Assistant

Cerence is teaming up with LG Electronics to give drivers more control over the in-car experience. The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that attests to their plan to develop a software solution that blends Cerence ARK (AI Reference Kit) with LG’s webOS Auto platform. Cerence ARK is a voice assistant that…

Yoti Partners with Native to Stop Ticket Resellers with Sigma Concert Tour

Yoti Partners with Native to Stop Ticket Resellers with Sigma Concert Tour

Yoti is getting into the concert business through its partnership with Native. Native is an app that makes concert and event tickets more readily available to students, and it is teaming up with Yoti to promote a British tour featuring the DJ duo Sigma. While Sigma is the headlining act, the tour itself is set…

Sensory and Aiqudo Team Up to Deliver Comprehensive Voice Assistant

Sensory and Aiqudo Team Up to Deliver Comprehensive Voice Assistant

Aiqudo and Sensory have teamed up to develop more comprehensive voice assistant technology. The new joint solution will blend Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree and TrulySecure tech with Aiqudo’s Q Action platform. While Aiqudo and Sensory both specialize in voice tech, the two companies argue that their solutions complement each other in a way that will allow the…

Signicat Lets Twikey Customers Authorize Payments with e-Signatures

Signicat Lets Twikey Customers Authorize Payments with e-Signatures

Signicat has partnered with the SEPA specialist Twikey to make it easier for customers in Belgium and the Netherlands to authorize recurring payments. The partnership leverages Signicat’s secure e-signature technology, and allows for the creation of payment agreements that are compliant with Single European Payment Area (SEPA) mandates. The SEPA mandate is an authorization tool…

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