Elyctis ID reader product range now covers thewhole citizen journey allowing to read eID and ePassport seamlessly in all situations

By | November 20, 2018

PERTUIS, FRANCE, November 20, 2018 – Thanks to its long-standing expertise in ID reader development and industrialization, Elyctis is proud to reaffirm its leading position on the ID reader market, as the company now proposes a full range of readers able to satisfy all needs including usage for enrolment, home reading, eID control, etc. Elyctis ID reader range can… Read More »

SmartMetric Introduces Live Finger Detection For It’s “In The Card” Fingerprint Reader For The SmartMetric Line Of Biometric Credit/Debit and Security Cards

By | November 15, 2018

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) – in a further step forward in harnessing the power of biometrics to protect Chip Credit Cards, security cards and the SmartMetric card that stores your complete medical files on your health insurance membership card, the company has introduced live finger detection into its in side the card fingerprint scanner that is… Read More »

EAST Publishes European Fraud Update 3-2018

By | November 15, 2018

The European Association for Secure Transactions (EAST) has just published its third European Fraud Update for 2018.  This is based on country crime updates given by representatives of 15 countries in the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), and 3 non-SEPA countries, at the 46th EAST meeting held in London on 9th October 2018.  Payment fraud issues were reported by fourteen countries. … Read More »

Zwipe and Allcard Inc. announce battery-less biometric payment card partnership

By | November 15, 2018

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – 15 NOVEMBER 2018 – Biometric technology company, Zwipe along with the leading payment card manufacturer in the Philippines, Allcard Inc., have partnered to launch battery-less dual-interface biometric payment cards with customers in the region. Allcard is the only end-to-end card solutions provider in the Philippines with a wholly-owned local card production facility and is also a Mastercard and… Read More »

GlobalPlatform Expands Card/SE Spec Following Widespread Consumer & M2M Deployments

By | November 14, 2018

14 November 2018 – GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has released version 2.3.1 of its Card / Secure Element (SE) Specification. The release supports the latest extensions of GlobalPlatform technology following widespread deployments in consumer and machine-to-machine (M2M) devices. 100% of the 1 billion SEs embedded in smartphones in the last three years are… Read More »

Tappy exhibits wearable payment solution in cooperation with Expresspay Card at Money20/20

By | November 14, 2018

HANGZHOU, China, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Between November 14 and 16, 2018, wearable payment technology pioneer Tappy Technologies exhibits its wearable payment solution in collaboration with Expresspay Card at Money20/20. Relying on Expresspay Card, Tappy provides customers with diversified wearable payment solutions, significantly promoting Tappy’s product development and portfolio in China. Currently taking place in Hangzhou, China, Money20/20 takes a very close… Read More »

Gemalto Earns Accolades from Frost & Sullivan for Innovation-led Growth in Digital Banking and Identity Verification Solutions Markets

By | November 12, 2018

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Based on recent analysis of the global digital banking market and the identity verification and authentication solution market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Gemalto with two 2018 Global Company of the Year Awards. The company safeguards a range of end users from identity theft and data breaches using technologies such as biometric software, government ID document… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Announces Status of Common Share Repurchase Program

By | November 12, 2018

AMSTERDAM – November 12, 2018 — STMicroelectronics N.V. (the “Company” or “STMicroelectronics”), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announces full details of its common share repurchase program (the “Program”) disclosed via a press release dated November 5, 2018. The Program was approved by a shareholder resolution dated May 31, 2018 and by the supervisory board.… Read More »

Exercise of Incentive Subscription Rights in IDEX

By | November 8, 2018

The board of directors of IDEX ASA resolved on 8 November 2018 to issue 1,631,250 new shares to employees who have exercised subscription rights which were granted in 2014 under the company’s incentive subscription rights plans at the various grant dates. The weighted average exercise price per share is NOK 4.38. Following the issue of the new shares,… Read More »

IDEX ASA – Third quarter 2018 report

By | November 8, 2018

Oslo, Norway – 8 November 2018 – IDEX ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, has made significant progress in commercializing biometric smart cards in the third quarter. The company commenced shipment in fulfillment of the production order announced in September for sensors incorporated into biometric enabled payment cards. In addition to anticipated follow-on orders… Read More »

Intesa Sanpaolo, Mastercard and Gemalto announces pilot of dual interface Biometric Payment Card in Italy

By | November 8, 2018

MILANO, November 8, 2018 – Yesterday, at the opening day of Il Salone dei Pagamenti 2018 – Payvolution, it was unveiled the first Italian pilot for a Biometric Payment Card. The announcement was made jointly by the issuing bank Intesa Sanpaolo, the payment network Mastercard and the technology supplier Gemalto. At the link below the full video of… Read More »

Infineon and NEXT Biometrics Introduce Biometric Smart Card Reference Design

By | November 8, 2018

MUNICH, Germany and OSLO, Norway – November 8, 2018 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), the global leader in smart card payment solutions and NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, have joined together to create a reference design for biometric payment cards. The reference platform incorporates all necessary elements to develop… Read More »

Mandatory Notice of Trade in IDEX – Incentive Subscription Rights

By | November 7, 2018

On 7 November 2018, Sarah Mathews, Sr. Director of HR in IDEX ASA, was granted 30,100 incentive subscription rights under the company’s 2018 incentive subscription rights plan. The exercise price of the subscription rights is NOK 5.12 per share. 25 per cent of the subscription rights vest per year and the subscription rights expire on 9 May 2023.… Read More »

Zwipe announces major technological achievement – reducing card power consumption by 70%

By | November 7, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – November 7, 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe is proud to announce that it has achieved a 70% reduction in power consumption as compared to its already market leading power harvesting, dual interface biometric payment card offering while simultaneously reducing cost. Speaking on this latest development, André Løvestam, CEO at Zwipe said “minimized power consumption, optimized processing capabilities… Read More »

Zwipe continues to strengthen organization in lead-up to mass market of biometric payment cards

By | November 6, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – November 6, 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe is pleased to announce that Marcio Stervid has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Payments leading a recently re-organized business unit that will now include commercial, business development, product management and marketing functions. Commenting on this latest development André Løvestam, CEO of Zwipe said “To synchronize our commercial… Read More »

Invitation to IDEX’s Presentation and Webcast of the Results for the Third Quarter of 2018

By | November 6, 2018

IDEX ASA will release its interim report for the first nine months of 2018 on Thursday 8 November 2018. The company will host a presentation at the Vika Atrium Conference Centre in Oslo at 09:00 CET. Management will be represented by CEO Stan Swearingen and CFO Henrik Knudtzon. The presentation will be broadcasted live and the link to… Read More »

Italian Newspapers Announces Biometric Payment Card Pilot in Italy by Mastercard and Intesa Sanpaolo

By | November 5, 2018

Today, two major Italian newspapers, la Repubblica and Corriere della Sera, published articles on Biometric Payment Card pilot in Italy by Mastercard and Intesa Sanpaolo. Corriere della Sera titled “Per pagare basta l’impronta digitale” that translates in “Pay just with fingerprint” while la Repubblica titled “Il codice Pin sostituito da un pollice” that translates in “Pin code replaced… Read More »

STMicroelectronics Announces Launch of Share Buy-back Program

By | November 5, 2018

AMSTERDAM – November 5, 2018 — STMicroelectronics N.V. (the “Company” or “STMicroelectronics”), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced the launch of a share buy-back program of up to $750 million to be executed within a 3 year period (subject to shareholder and other approvals from time to time) following the publication… Read More »

New Study Finds NEXT Biometrics’ Fingerprint Sensors Outperform Others in Key Biometric Measurements

By | November 5, 2018

OSLO, Nov. 5, 2018 — NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced the results of a new study by Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M) showing that NEXT fingerprint sensors outperform sensors from three top competitors. NEXT sensors produced significantly lower biometric error rates during extensive testing. Biometric error rates ultimately determine… Read More »