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 Visa accredited local card producer. The company offers a wide range of state of the art total card solutions, hosting and licensing card management systems, applications for card and mobile payments, point of sale, loyalty and fraud management services.
Commenting on the partnership, Allcard CEO Allieta Cue said “We are excited to announce this collaboration with Zwipe as we believe the future of payment cards in the Philippines will be biometric. We have the 10th fastest growing economy in the world with a young and growing population of over one hundred million people and we are committed to investing in innovation.” She adds “Working with market leaders like Zwipe, we are confident that our product portfolio will be significantly strengthened by integrating Zwipe’s unique technology platform as our customers, the biggest banks in the country, are keen to put a more secure method of payment in the hands of consumers.”
Speaking on this latest development, Zwipe CEO Andre Løvestam said “We are proud that Allcard has selected Zwipe as their partner for biometric payment card technology. Working together we will seek to secure the first trials in the Philippines with leading banks in Q1 of 2019, and with the sheer scale of the opportunity, we are optimistic that commercial orders will come in H2 2019.”
Allcard announced this partnership and demonstrated Zwipe’s biometric solutions at the Allcard Technology Summit 2018 in Manila on November 15th.
About Allcard Plastics Philippines
AllCard is the only local company providing end-to-end card software solutions, outsourcing and processing services, as well as VISA and Mastercard accredited production. It is a 100% Filipino-owned private corporation. Backed by state-of-the-art equipment and a highly skilled team, AllCard delivers its promise to provide total customer satisfaction from its products and services. The AllCard name stands for exceptional quality cards at the most competitive pricing, integrated into a seamless system ready for the standards of tomorrow, for more information visit www.allcard.com.ph
Contact: Franz Pimentel Reyes, VP Marketing, +32 6508888 [email protected]
Zwipe is a technology solution provider that enables battery-less, ultra-low-power, self-contained biometric authentication solutions. Together with an ecosystem of partners including global brands within security, financial services and ID applications, Zwipe is “Making Convenience Secure™” for banks, merchants and consumers. Using advanced fingerprint recognition while protecting personal information, Zwipe’s solutions address the data theft pitfalls inherent in traditional authentication methods. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, Zwipe has spent the last 10 years developing its unique power harvesting technology platform in combination with security solutions based on international infrastructure standards. To learn more, visit www.zwipe.com
Contact: Ado Fazlic,VP Marketing, +47 930 44 040 [email protected]