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GMO Aozora Net Bank, Ltd. and Dynamics Inc. Introduce Japan's First Battery-Powered Interactive Debit and Cash Card


New Debit and Cash Cards with Display and Keypad Provide
Unprecedented Levels of Security and Functionality

Dynamics Inc. and GMO Aozora Net Bank, Ltd. today announced plans to
introduce the first battery-powered, interactive debit and cash cards to
the Japanese market in 2019.

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Dynamics Inc. and GMO Aozora Net Bank, Ltd. today announced the first battery-powered, interactive d ...

Dynamics Inc. and GMO Aozora Net Bank, Ltd. today announced the first battery-powered, interactive debit and cash cards for the Japanese market (Graphic: Business Wire)

The new card features unprecedented levels of security with a
touch-sensitive keypad and digital display on the card. A consumer
enters a pass code, known only to the consumer, into the keypad on the
face of the card. The correct pass code turns the card ON so that it can
be used in any swipe, tap, or insertion reader via a magnetic stripe,
contact or contactless EMV chip. Entering the correct pass code also
activates the card's display to show the consumer's payment card number.
The cardholder can select on the keypad whether or not a debit card or a
cash card is to be used. In doing so, the card provides both debit and
cash functionality on a single card.

This card works with the existing payment infrastructure and merchant
systems (terminals and the like). Consumers may use the card wherever
Visa is accepted.

Dynamics Inc. CEO Jeffrey Mullen announced, "We are very pleased to work
with GMO Aozora Net Bank on delivering such a revolutionary payment
experience to the Japanese market. Through this new card, we shall
provide new convenience and security to the Japanese consumer, and
together with GMO Aozora Net Bank we will deliver further value into the

About GMO Aozora Net Bank, Ltd.

Established in 1994, and reborn on July 17, 2018 as a joint venture
company of GMO Internet Group and Aozora Bank, GMO Aozora Net Bank is a
technology bank that's changing the way people bank and manage their
money. People access their money via a beautiful website, apps and ATMs,
24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The company will become a platform bank
that provides white label payment and financial infrastructures for all
corporate industries, like internet domain and server infrastructures.

About Dynamics Inc.

Established in 2009, Dynamics has three business operations: cards,
processing, and mobile payment. The Company's card division has
alliances with financial institutions in Europe, US, and Asia; the
processing division has an alliance with a major Canadian financial
institution, and the mobile payment division has an alliance with a
major mobile handset carrier of Korea. The company executes product
development to match the needs of respective countries around the world.
In addition to its global headquarters in Pittsburgh, Dynamics operates
multiple manufacturing facilities, personalization facilities, and data
management facilities, with its APAC headquarters in Singapore, LATAM
headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and EMEA headquarters in New York.
More information on the company, its technology and products can be
found at

About Dynamics K.K.

A wholly owned subsidiary of Dynamics Inc., Dynamics K.K. was
established in 2017 in Koto-ku, Tokyo; it is a Japanese corporation that
supports issuance of cards.

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