Tag Archives: Fingerprint Cards

Powered and Next-Generation Cards

By | November 1, 2017

Overview   The world’s first conference on Powered and Next-Generation Cards will be organised by APSCA in Singapore in 1 November, 2017. The conference will bring together key stakeholders in the payment and identity card ecosystem to understand the opportunities offered by these next-generation products. The conference will explore how powered cards can support the development of new products for… Read More »

IDEX launches breakthrough fingerprint sensor for contactless smart cards

By | June 23, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 23 June 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, launches a ground-breaking flexible, low power fingerprint sensor ready to be used in contactless cards operating with standard NFC terminals. The sensor has state of the art power management which supports biometric card operation without a battery. The sensor is specifically… Read More »

NEXT Biometrics Production Line Operational to Mass Produce Flexible Fingerprint Sensors with Partner Innolux; NEXT Collaborates with Customers on Smart Card Projects

By | June 20, 2017

OSLO, NORWAY–(Marketwired – Jun 20, 2017) – NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (Oslo Bors: NEXT) announced that NEXT is now operational with the world’s first volume production line to mass produce production-ready flexible fingerprint sensors with its production partner Innolux in Taiwan, reaching the milestone capability it previously forecast to achieve during the first half of 2017. The company… Read More »

Kona I And Fingerprint Cards Announces Partnership For Smart Cards

By | June 20, 2017

Kona I and Fingerprint Cards announces partnership for smart cards SEOUL, KOREA AND GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN. Kona I Co. Ltd. (Kona), a global FinTech leader and a state-of-the-art smart cards and payment solutions provider, and Fingerprint Cards AB (FingerprintsTM), the world-leading biometrics company today announced a partnership. Fingerprints’ cutting edge biometric technology will be integrated with Kona’s range of… Read More »

New SVP Hr Joins Fingerprints’ Executive Management Group

By | June 16, 2017

Press releaseJune 16, 2017 New SVP HR joins Fingerprints’ Executive Management GroupMattias Hakeröd has been appointed new SVP HR of Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints(TM)). Mattias will be joining the company from his role as Global HR VP of Mölnlycke and has a long career with Mölnlycke, AstraZeneca and Vattenfall, where he has worked in various HR functions since… Read More »

Zwipe’s Battery-less Biometric Dual Interface Payment Card Enters Commercial Phase With First Orders

By | June 6, 2017

OSLO, NORWAY – 06 JUNE 2017, – Biometric technology company Zwipe is pleased to announce that it has secured two new orders for its biometric payment solution, the first coming from an undisclosed customer in Asia and the second coming from a global tier-1 card manufacturer. These customers will deploy cards with Zwipe’s biometric payment solution in Q3 and Q4.… Read More »

IDEX’s partner Safran Identity & Security join forces with Oberthur Technologies

By | June 2, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 2 June 2017 – Late last year IDEX announced the partnership with Safran Identity & Security to commercialize the first mass deployable biometric smart card. Oberthur Technologies (OT) and Safran Identity & Security (Morpho) are now joining forces to create a world leader in digital security & identification technologies.  In September 2016, the Safran Group announced… Read More »

IDEX at the forefront of large-scale market opportunity for biometric cards

By | May 12, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 12 May 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions, is experiencing strong momentum towards commercialisation of its sensor solutions for cards. On 20 April, Mastercard unveiled their next generation biometric card, featuring IDEX’s flexible off-chip fingerprint sensor. Dr. Hemant Mardia, CEO of IDEX commented, “We are extremely pleased to be partnering with global… Read More »

IDEX at the forefront of large-scale market opportunity for biometric cards

By | May 12, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 12 May 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions, is experiencing strong momentum towards commercialisation of its sensor solutions for cards.  On 20 April, Mastercard unveiled their next generation biometric card, featuring IDEX’s flexible off-chip fingerprint sensor.  Dr. Hemant Mardia, CEO of IDEX commented, “We are extremely pleased to be partnering with global… Read More »

Iris Corp to partner Norway’s Zwipe for biometric smartcard venture

By | April 21, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR (April 21): Trusted identification (ID) company Iris Corp Bhd will be partnering Norwegian biometrics company Zwipe to look into the potential for biometric smartcard applications in Malaysia. Iris co-founder and technical adviser Chas Yap said the two parties will look at possible ways the two companies can work together to promote the technology in Malaysia. “Iris… Read More »

IDEX fingerprint sensor in next generation biometric card

By | April 21, 2017

Oslo, 21 April 2017 – IDEX announced today that their flexible off-chip fingerprint sensor is featured in the Mastercard next generation biometric card. Dr. Hemant Mardia, CEO of IDEX, commented, “We are very pleased to be partnering with a true pioneer in the development of easy  and secure transaction environments for consumers across the world. Our partnership has… Read More »

Mastercard Reveals Credit Card With Biometric Fingerprint Scanner

By | April 20, 2017

Credit card users may soon be able to make transactions without the PIN they are expected to remember, after Mastercard revealed a credit card featuring a biometric fingerprint scanner. The company had introduced the payments card in South Africa, following successful trials with a local bank and retailer which do not require its owner to enter a four-digit… Read More »

Thumbs Up: Mastercard Unveils Next Generation Biometric Card

By | April 20, 2017

JOHANNESBURG AND PURCHASE, N.Y. – April 20, 2017 – Mastercard today unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases. South Africa is the first market to test the evolved technology, with two separate trials recently concluded with Pick n Pay, a leading supermarket retailer, and Absa… Read More »

Zwipe Unveils New Battery-less Biometric Smart Card At Seamless Asia

By | April 19, 2017

SINGAPORE – 19 April 2017, – Biometric technology company Zwipe will for the first time publicly demonstrate its dual-interface payment card in Singapore, April 19th and 20th, at Seamless Asia. The innovative payments solution is the first of its kind to fully integrate EMV compatible contact and contactless transactions.  Working with existing infrastructure the ISO and EMV compliant… Read More »

Zwipe Presented its Biometric Technology at ICMA Expo

By | April 5, 2017

April 4, 2017 – Zwipe was invited to present and participate in a panel as part of the New Technology Spotlight at this year’s International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA) Expo held alongside the Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit. With the theme of this year’s show being “Adapting to the Wave of Change and Technology”, the event drew a diverse crowd… Read More »

FPC Debuts its Own Contactless Card Solution, Posts Video Demos

By | April 3, 2017

April 3, 2017 – Fingerprints Cards (FPC) has developed its own smart card that integrates its new ultra-thin fingerprint touch sensors for smart cards, FPC1300 series. Released in December, FPC1320 is designed to be used for initial evaluation while the smaller footprint of FPC1321 enables it to be seamlessly integrated into smart card designs as well as ensures a lower… Read More »

Fingerprints™ Premieres First Own Contactless Card Solution Demonstration.

By | March 31, 2017

Fingerprints™ launched the ultra-thin fingerprint touch sensors for smart cards, FPC1300 series, in December 2016.  The series includes FPC1320 and FPC1321. FPC1320 has been used for initial evaluation whereas FPC1321, with its smaller footprint is easier to integrate in smart card designs and the smaller sensor also has lower current consumption during image capture. Various customers and strategic… Read More »

Consumers Willing To Pay For A Biometric Safer Credit Card – The SmartMetric Biometric Credit Card As A New Consumer Device

By | March 30, 2017

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – March 30, 2017) – SmartMetric, Inc. (SMME) — The new SmartMetric biometric credit card with built in electronics and a powerful fingerprint reader has turned the ubiquitous credit card into a new consumer device. And in so doing has turned the credit card from being a cost commodity for Banks into a new product… Read More »

Fingerprint Cards AB Expects An Even Weaker Q1 And The Short-term Challenges To Prevail In Q2

By | March 21, 2017

Press releaseMarch 21, 2017 Fingerprint Cards AB expects an even weaker Q1 and the short-term challenges to prevail in Q2 As the short-term challenges are expected to continue in Q2, Fingerprint Cards AB cannot confirm its communicated guidance for revenues and profitability for full year 2017. The previously communicated guidance for 2017 revenues was estimated to amount to… Read More »