Tag Archives: Fingerprint Cards

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 »

When Payment Cards Become Biometric

By | March 15, 2017

IN  SPITE OF THE DIVERSITY OF PAYMENT METHODS, PAYMENT CARDS REMAIN A VITAL PART OF EVERYDAY LIFE AND POPULAR WITH THE GENERAL PUBLIC. BY INCORPORATING BIOMETRICS, THEY ARE CONTINUING TO EVOLVE IN RESPONSE TO THE DUAL IMPERATIVE OF SIMPLICITY OF USE AND REINFORCEMENT OF CONSUMER SAFETY. Just as some payment networks are establishing two-factor authentication systems for online… Read More »

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson

By | March 7, 2017

Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson speaks to FindBiometrics at MWC 2017 about the recent Delta ID acquisition and what’s next for FPC. Last week at Mobile World Congress 2017, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill met with Christian Fredrikson, CEO, Fingerprint Cards, for an interview. MWC 2017 served as a massive stage for fingerprint biometrics innovation, and FPC was a major… Read More »

IDEX and Card Tech extend partnership to deliver a biometric card module

By | March 2, 2017

March 2, 2017 –  IDEX and Card Tech have extended their partnership to collaborate with a top-tier card integrator to deliver a biometric card module solution using IDEX’s flexible, ISO compliant off-chip fingerprint sensor and Card Tech’s electronic system expertise and patented technology for secure biometric card products. The program targets mass deployable smartcard programs in the government ID… Read More »

Continued Progress On Dual Interface Biometric Payment Card Highlight Zwipe’s Q4 Update

By | February 28, 2017

OSLO, NORWAY– 28 February 2017, –Zwipe shared 2016 fourth quarter business highlights this week as part of its investor presentation hosted by Carnegie Norway, a prominent Nordic investment bank. Zwipe has continued to make progress on testing, product expansion and market development in all three product verticals, Payment, Access Control and ID solutions. With a focus on preparing… Read More »

IDEX and Card Tech launch biometric dual interface Smartcard programme with top-tier card integrator

By | February 28, 2017

Oslo, Norway – 28 February 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has received initial orders from Card Tech, a company focused on creating innovative and user friendly security solutions on cards. The order is for IDEX’s next generation touch fingerprint sensor, which enables secure authentication in standard contactless and contact cards. IDEX… Read More »

What is a Fingerprint Card

By | February 28, 2017

A Fingerprint Card is a smart card that embeds a fingerprint sensor and the most common implementation are standardized according the ISO/IEC 17839-1:2014 and the ISO/IEC 17839-2:2015 specifications defines two main types of cards: Type S1 – fully ISO/IEC 7810 compliant. Type S2 – card 2.5mm thick, no need to conform the ISO/IEC 7816-1 flexibility requirements, supports only ISO/IEC 14443… Read More »

Lars Söderfjell leaves Fingerprint Cards’ Board of Directors

By | January 25, 2017

Press releaseJanuary 25, 2017 Lars Söderfjell leaves Fingerprint Cards’ Board of Directors Lars Söderfjell leaves Fingerprint Cards’ Board on his own initiative, after dialogue with the Board. Fingerprint Cards’ board member Lars Söderfjell was released on Tuesday, after he was arrested on Monday alleged for unauthorized disclosure of inside information in conjunction with Fingerprint Cards’ profit warning in… Read More »

Fingerprint Cards’ Member of the Board Lars Söderfjell Taken Into Custody

By | January 23, 2017

Press releaseJanuary 23, 2017 Fingerprint Cards’ member of the board Lars Söderfjell taken into custody The Swedish Economic Crime Authority has today taken Fingerprint Cards’ member of the Board Lars Söderfjell into custody for alleged market abuse in conjunction with the company’s profit warning in December 2016. Also Johan Carlström, shareholder and former employee, has been taken into… 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 »

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 »

Zwipe and Hitachi High-Technologies Announce Partnership

By | June 20, 2016

 OSLO, NORWAY and TOKYO, JAPAN – 20 June 2016– Zwipe, a global leader in biometric identification technologies, and Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, Hitachi Group’s trading company (TSE: 8036, Hitachi High-Tech) –  today announced a partnership agreement. The framework agreement is outlining commitments for commercial and technical cooperation including sales and distribution rights for the full product portfolio of Zwipe’s… Read More »

FPC, Zwipe Announce Strategic Partnership in Biometric Smart Cards

By | February 23, 2016

Fingerprint Cards and Zwipe have entered into a strategic partnership, the companies have announced. It’s all about smart cards. Zwipe has developed a system integrating fingerprint scanning into a smart card form factor, and moreover one that has the capability to harvest energy from card reader terminals as it swipes via NFC. Originally designed to address the payments… Read More »

Photon Future Invests in Zwipe

By | October 15, 2015

Biometric card developer Zwipe has raised $5 million in equity funding from Photon Future Ltd., the company has announced. Photon Future is a subsidiary of Kuang-Chi Group, an investor in innovative technologies. In a statement acknowledging the investment, Zwipe CEO Kim Kristian Humborstad explained that it would help the company in “preparing to expand our global reach and… Read More »

Zwipe Banks $5M To Get Its Biometric Payment Cards To Market In Early 2016

By | October 14, 2015

Norwegian startup Zwipe, which is taking aim at payment card PIN codes and passwords with an embedded fingerprint reader technology to authenticate card payments, has closed a $5 million Series B funding round. The investment comes from Photon Future, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shenzhen-based high-tech holding group Kuang-Chi Group. The group is now Zwipe’s largest shareholder, with a 20… Read More »