Zwipe Announces New COO, EMEA Sales Exec

By | December 20, 2016

Norway-based fingerprint biometrics specialist Zwipe has announced two major new additions to its executive team. Orlando Martinez has signed on as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer, and John Laws is now Director of Sales Access Control EMEA. Martinez comes to the company from a previous position as SVP of Business Development for Snarf Networks, an IT management… Read More »

Matica introduces world’s first desktop embossing technology with retransfer printing

By | December 20, 2016

Groundbreaking desktop retransfer card printer with embosser: the S3800, will be ready for orders early 2017. Also revealed for finance sector: the S3300, a desktop embosser, available in first half of 2017. Both product previews for debit and credit EMV card issuance prompted significant registered interest.   MUNICH, Germany, 20 December, 2016 – Matica Technologies AG, has accelerated… Read More »

Zwipe Strengthens Team with new COO and Director of Sales EMEA

By | December 19, 2016

OSLO, NORWAY– 19 December 2016, – Biometric tech company Zwipe is pleased to announce the addition of Orlando Martinez as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and John Laws as the new Director of Sales Access Control EMEA. Zwipe’s new COO Orlando Martinez has an extensive background in bringing innovative biometric technology to market and driving international business expansion… Read More »

CPI Card Group Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

By | December 13, 2016

December 13, 2016 Download this Press Release  LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CPI Card Group (Nasdaq: PMTS, TSX: PNT), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today announced the appointment of Lillian Etzkorn as its Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2017, succeeding David Brush who will be ending his service as CFO on December… Read More »

De La Rue to acquire DuPont Authentication

By | December 12, 2016

December 12, 2016 De La Rue plc (“De La Rue” or the “Group”) today announces that it has agreed to acquire the Authentication business of DuPont Electronics & Communications (“DuPont Authentication” and “DuPont”, respectively) for a cash consideration of $25m. DuPont Authentication is a leading global producer of photopolymer holographic films and 3D holograms and associated software. Its technology… Read More »

SIMalliance Publishes Guidelines to Enhance Interoperability and Ease Deployment of SIM-Based Mobile Connect Authentication Services

By | December 5, 2016

05 December, 2016 – SIMalliance has published a set of guidelines which will make it easier for mobile network operators (MNOs), service and solution providers to deploy Mobile Connect services which use an authentication application provisioned on the user’s SIM card. Mobile Connect is a global solution, provided by the GSMA, for mobile phone based authentication, authorisation, identity… Read More »

IDEX showcased the world’s first flexible touch fingerprint sensor for SmartCards and receives massive industry interest

By | December 2, 2016

Published on 2 December 2016 Norwegian version of the release IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has been exhibiting the world’s first ISO card form factor compliant flexible sensor for SmartCards at the Trustech Conference in Cannes this week, a global event for payments and identification. The CEO of IDEX, Dr. Hemant Mardia,… Read More »

MeReal Biometrics named Fintech Rising Star at India FinTech Awards

By | November 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 MeReal Biometrics was declared a Fintech Rising Star at the India FinTech Awards 2016 held in Mumbai on November 26. The India FinTech Awards were launched in August 2016 to discover India’s most innovative fintech companies who would be able to showcase a well-executed working product and not just ideas. IFTA 2016 is organized by… Read More »

Chinese province Shandong chooses Evolis systems for the instant issuance of millions of financial social security cards

By | November 29, 2016

Angers, November 29, 2016 – Evolis, the worldwide leader in personalization systems for plastic cards, has been selected by the Social Security department of the Chinese province Shandong for the personalization and instant issuance of multifunctional plastic cards. The cards are co-branded by the Shandong social security authorities and six Chinese banks and combine a debit card with… Read More »

SPS thinnest inlay brings additional security features to passport polycarbonate datapage

By | November 24, 2016

November 24, 2016 Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS) introduces one of the thinnest inlay in the world that expands into the hinge of a passport bringing new security features thanks to its ability to embed a specific image for each government while making the assembly easier for passport manufacturers. ROUSSET, FRANCE, November 24, 2016 – Smart Packaging Solutions, a… Read More »

Jörgen Lantto Joins Zwipe’s Board of Directors

By | November 14, 2016

OSLO, NORWAY– 14 November 2016, – biometric tech company Zwipe is pleased to announce the appointment of its newest board member, Jörgen Lantto. Lantto was most recently the CEO of Fingerprint Cards AB, a Swedish high-tech company that designs and manufactures biometric system solutions. Before that he also served as the company’s CTO and head of strategy and… Read More »

Matica acquires Problem Solved to broaden secure issuance proposition

By | November 10, 2016

Germany, MUNICH, 10 November, 2016 – Matica Technologies AG, a worldwide leading vendor for financial and secure ID card issuance systems, is very pleased to announce its acquisition of Problem Solved. This will complete the company’s campaign to provide best in class software and hardware for the North American instant issuance market. Problem Solved is a family-run organization,… Read More »

Safran Identity & Security and IDEX Partner to Commercialize First Mass Deployable Biometric Smart Cards

By | November 9, 2016

Safran Identity & Security and IDEX ASA (Oslo Børs: IDEX), announce significant progress toward commercializing the world’s first ISO standard form factor smart cards with a touch fingerprint sensor. A pilot card series has successfully passed testing. his joint solution supports the strategic biometric program of a major payment program. Payment cards with a fingerprint sensor will make… Read More »

HID Global Announces One of the World’s Most Secure Citizen ID Cards

By | November 9, 2016

News Highlights: HID Global technologies that have been featured in its customers’ award-winning national passport and ID card programs are now commercially available in one of the world’s most secure citizen ID cards.      Company uses patented DBond™ direct-bonding technology on ultra-thin polycarbonate (PC) ePre-laminate, enabling its proven Optical Secure Media (OSM) card to include an RFID microcontroller… Read More »

Linxens Acquires Smartrac’s Secure ID & Transaction (SIT) Division

By | November 4, 2016

PARIS, November 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —   Acquisition marks a transformational step in the development of Linxens    Diversifies its product range in RFID antennas and inlays    The new group will generate more than €500 million in revenue and employ 3,500 people worldwide    LINXENS, a global leader in the design and manufacture of micro-connectors for smart… Read More »