CHICAGO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--C-SAM, a pioneer in secure mobile transactions technology offering a range of mobile-based applications for financial as well as non-financial services, today announced that C-SAM GmbH, its newly established European subsidiary, recently joined the Forum des Services Mobiles Sans Contact (SMSC). The organization’s goal is to expand NFC (near field communication) mobile services throughout France.
“C-SAM brings a wealth of experience in developing NFC platforms in applications around the world, and all members will benefit from sharing their knowledge and insights through open and dynamic exchanges.”
“Our membership provides the opportunity for C-SAM to share what we’ve learned from our various worldwide NFC deployments, as well as to learn from other members of the Forum about their experiences,” said Vincent Barnaud, general manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa. “We are opening our Paris office and are building a new team here. This will give us an opportunity to take an active role in the Forum, and make significant contributions to the roll out plans throughout France and Europe.”
“We are delighted to welcome Vincent Barnaud and the C-SAM organization into the Forum,” said Jean-Michel Gadrat, president of SMSC. “C-SAM brings a wealth of experience in developing NFC platforms in applications around the world, and all members will benefit from sharing their knowledge and insights through open and dynamic exchanges.”
C-SAM has deep expertise in building mobile NFC ecosystems, developing and deploying solutions aimed at driving innovation and the adoption of digital wallets and payments globally, including ISIS and Citibank in the US, and Starhub in Singapore. These joint mobile commerce solutions meet the specific needs of issuers, merchants, telcos, banks, governments, and other key stakeholders alike.
C-SAM, Inc. is a pioneer in secure mobile transactions technology. The company provides turnkey services to carriers, banks, merchants, settlement networks, healthcare providers, and large infrastructure providers. C-SAM has launched commercial services in the US, Japan, Vietnam, India, Singapore, and Mexico. For more information, visit http://www.c-sam.com or follow us on Twitter at @c_sam_inc.
About Forum SMSC
Forum SMSC stand for “Forum des services mobiles sans contact” (contactless mobile services forum). Created in 2008, it is a French government-backed association, aiming at the deployment of NFC mobile services in France. The Forum brings together all of the main public and private players – telcos, banks, credit card companies, transport, mobile manufacturers, chips, integrators, SIM manufacturers, solutions providers, SMEs, and start-ups – in the French NFC ecosystem and coordinates mobile NFC mobile services discussions with all stakeholders, including local public authorities. The Forum has a global role and a global view of the French contactless market. To learn more, please visit http://www.forum-smsc.org/.