California-based e-payments outfit iPIN has entered a partnership agreement with smart card solutions provider Gemplus to jointly develop advanced security features for Web and wireless transactions.
The partnership extends both companies' authentication and payment technology applications to offer global banks and mobile operators greater transaction security for their customers. The agreement will encompass marketing, sales and implementation with joint partners.
Gemplus will integrate its full suite of smart card and authentication server solutions with iPIN's e-payment platform and Scalable Authentication Module. The venture will support all major standards, such as SMS, CSD, GPRS, WAP, and 3G.