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 »

South African digital & physical security provider, Priority Group Holdings, choses Zwipe Access

By | August 16, 2017

OSLO, NORWAY – 16 AUGUST 2017, – Biometric technology company Zwipe is proud to announce that Priority Group Holdings (Pty) Ltd., a leading digital security provider and installer based in South Africa has chosen Zwipe Access as it’s preferred biometric access control solution. The two companies have signed a Distribution Agreement that includes the marketing, sale and distribution of… Read More »

IDEX receives initial order for card sensor modules from leading Asian smart card provider

By | August 9, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 9 August 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has received an initial order to deliver its off-chip fingerprint sensors for cards to a major Asian authentication and security card customer. The sensors will be integrated in the customer’s biometric ISO form factor card for government identification and access control applications, and… Read More »

UniCredit Bulbank successfully completes first European trial of Mastercard’s next generation biometric card with IDEX fingerprint sensor

By | August 7, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 7 August 2017 – IDEX, a leading  provider of fingerprint solutions for mass markets, today announced that UniCredit Bulbank of Bulgaria recently completed a trial of Mastercard’s next generation biometric card, using IDEX’s flexible fingerprint sensor. The trial received extremely positive customer feedback, which focused on the convenience, security and ease of use of the card… Read More »

IDEX launches ultra-compact matcher algorithm optimized for biometric cards

By | August 7, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 7 August 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, today introduced a new proprietary matcher algorithm for next generation biometric cards. The patented algorithm was specifically designed to deliver a step-function improvement in performance for applications with acute power, processing and memory limitations. The matcher is ideal for biometric cards… Read More »

SmartMetric Releases Video of Its Biometric Fingerprint Secured Credit Card

By | July 18, 2017

To Turn On Your Biometric Secured Card Simply Touch the Cards Fingerprint Sensor on the Cards Surface and the Embedded Scanner Reads Your Fingerprint and Matches It With Your Pre-Stored Fingerprint Inside the Card NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – July 18, 2017) – SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) – SmartMetric is pleased to announce it has succeeded in manufacturing a… Read More »

MagnaChip Selected as Foundry Partner by ELAN Microelectronics For World’s First Fingerprint Sensor IC-Based Smartcard

By | July 17, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea and SAN JOSE, Calif., July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (“MagnaChip” or the “Company”) (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor platform solutions for communications, IoT, consumer, industrial and automotive applications, announced today it was selected as a foundry partner by ELAN Microelectronics to manufacture the world’s first fingerprint sensor IC-based smartcard. The… Read More »

Magazine Says NEXT Biometrics CEO Favre to Scale Fingerprint Sensor Firm in Smart Cards, Gov’t ID, Access Control & Notebooks

By | July 7, 2017

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – Jul 7, 2017) – A top biometrics magazine says NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT) CEO Ritu Favre is preparing to scale its large, low-cost flexible fingerprint sensors with focus on key market sectors where top security is vital. NEXT is leveraging technological, partnership and product strengths for significant near-to-long term growth. Favre told Biometrics Update Magazine that NEXT is… Read More »

SmartMetric Completes Creation of the World’s First Self Powered Biometric Fingerprint Protected Credit Card

By | June 30, 2017

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – June 30, 2017) – SmartMetric, Inc. (SMME) — SmartMetric announces completion of its new credit card protected with the SmartMetric developed advanced super thin internal fingerprint biometric scanner, making safer a person’s credit card from thieves. “This is the culmination of years of research and development resulting in SmartMetric creating an amazingly super thin fully functional fingerprint… Read More »

OT-Morpho Introduces The World’s First Complete Range Of Biometric Payment Cards

By | June 26, 2017

OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, today announces the creation of the market’s first complete range of biometric payment cards, a range which reinforces payment security. It can also help governments distribute social benefits, knowing that they reach no one else than the eligible (proof of life) citizen. Banks can also use the biometric… 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 »