Stakeholders Driving Payment Evolution and Digital Identity

ACT Canada Congratulates the Winners of the Inaugural IVIE Awards

Toronto, ON, Canada — October 17, 2014 - ACT Canada, the stakeholder association driving payment evolution & digital identity, is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural IVIE Awards, celebrating innovation in payments and secure identity products using secure chip technologies. The IVIE Awards recognize the ingenuity of the winners and the value that implementations of emerging technologies bring to the market. We are pleased to announce the following winners of the 2014 IVIE Awards:

2014 IVIE Award Winner for Canadian Payments Benefiting Acquirers was presented to
Dream Payments Corp for the Dream Payments Mobile POS

2014 IVIE Award Winner for Canadian Payments Benefiting Consumers was presented to
CIBC for the CIBC Tim Hortons Double Double Visa Card

2014 IVIE Silver Award for Canadian Payments Benefiting Consumers was presented to
RBC for RBC Wallet

2014 IVIE Award Winner for Canadian Payments Benefiting Issuers was presented to
Rogers Communications for the suretap wallet

2014 IVIE Silver Award for Canadian Payments Benefiting Issuers was presented to
Giesecke & Devrient Systems Canada, Inc for Starburst Data Hub

TIE - 2014 IVIE Award Winner for Canadian Payments Benefiting Merchants was presented to
Clearbridge Mobile Inc for the Tim Hortons Timmy Me Application

TIE - 2014 IVIE Award Winner for Canadian Payments Benefiting Merchants was presented to
RBC for the RBC Wallet

2014 IVIE Award Winner for Canadian Secure ID Benefiting Citizens or Consumers was presented to
SecureKey Technologies, Inc. for briidg.net Connect 3.0

2014 IVIE Award Winner for Canadian Secure ID Benefiting Governments was presented to
SecureKey Technologies, Inc. for briidg.net Connect 3.0

2014 IVIE Award Winner for International Payments Benefiting Consumers was presented to
Gemalto for AllAboutMe for Facebook

2014 IVIE Silver Award for International Payments Benefiting Consumers was presented to
Advanced Card Systems Ltd for Abiria Card - Automatic Fare Collection System

2014 IVIE Award Winner for International Payments Benefiting Issuers was presented to
Gemalto for AllAboutMe for Facebook

2014 IVIE Silver Award for International Payments Benefiting Issuers was presented to
Gemalto for CardCompiler

2014 IVIE Award Winner for International Payments Benefiting Merchants was presented to
VeriFone for VTP (Point to Point) Ficus Release

2014 IVIE Silver Award for International Payments Benefiting Merchants was presented to
Advanced Card Systems Ltd for e-PLUS TaptoPay

The 2014 IVIE Awards were presented alongside ACT Canada's 25th Anniversary Reception. "ACT Canada is pleased to provide a program through which innovation in our industry is recognized and presented to our members, because innovation is a foundation for market growth," said Catherine Johnston, President and CEO of ACT Canada

The next awards will be presented at our 2nd Annual IVIE Awards celebration in October 2015. Please check our website for details http://www.actcda.com.

The 1st annual IVIE Awards were sponsored by Gemalto; Credit Union Central of Canada; DirectCash Payments; Ingenico; Moneris; DirectCash Payments; EWA-Canada Ltd; Payments Business; SecureKey Technologies Inc and Walmart Canada Corp.

ABOUT ACT CANADA
Since 1989, ACT Canada has been internationally recognized as the stakeholder association that drives payment evolution and digital identity. We help members understand complex issues, facilitate problem resolutions and filter the truth from market noise. ACT Canada takes a neutral and non-partisan approach to all issues, facilitating collaboration among issuers, brands, acquirers, merchants, regulators, Mobile Network Operators, solution providers, governments and other stakeholders. We help members protect their interests, advance their causes, build their business and grow the market.

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