Category Archives: Research

Security Fears Threaten Biometric Payments Growth Reveals TNS Report

By | July 31, 2018

July 31, 2018 – Biometric payments are poised for significant growth, but substantial consumer security concerns could put its future at risk according to a new report from Transaction Network Services (TNS). Vital Insights into Biometric Payments Adoption, which is being published by TNS today, shares the results of an independent US, UK and Australian survey* commissioned by TNS which explores consumer… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition July 2018

By | July 19, 2018

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards updated to July 2018. The data presented have been collected through various means, including interviews with company representatives, shareholders, researchers, developers, and people involved professionally in the smart card and biometric industry. The views and opinions expressed in this research are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Smart Cards for the ID Card Industry – Edition June 2018

By | June 29, 2018

This is a presentation about potential use of Fingerprint Cards as National eID Cards. This presentation it was presented at SDW 2018 on July 27, 2018 This work is licensed under a Creative Common Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. This means you can share and use part of, mentioning the original work, and that cannot be used entirely or… Read More »

Optaglio integrates competing hologram technologies – laser and electron beam

By | June 19, 2018

LOCHOVICE (June 19, 2018)  – Optaglio has introduced its first holograms created with a combination of technologies, applied separately so far. Combination of technologies should prevent counterfeiters from easy identification what measures were used for hologram creation.  It is a part of long-term Optaglio effort to keep holograms the most secure anti-counterfeit technology available.  “It is no revolution.… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition June 2018

By | June 13, 2018

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards updated to June 2018. The data presented have been collected through various means, including interviews with company representatives, shareholders, researchers, developers, and people involved professionally in the smart card and biometric industry. The views and opinions expressed in this research are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official… Read More »

Biometrics in Payment – New SPA Analysis and Position Paper

By | May 31, 2018

The Smart Payment Association (SPA), a non-profit organization founded in 2004 by world’s leading secure payment technology providers, published Biometric in Payment – Breaking down barriers with high value payments, a very interesting paper on biometric payment cards. The paper can be downloaded here.

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition February 2018

By | February 1, 2018

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards conducted from January 2017 through February 2018. The data presented have been collected through various means, including interviews with company representatives, shareholders, researchers, developers, and people involved professionally in the smart card and biometric industry. The views and opinions expressed in this research are those of the authors and do not necessarily… Read More »

US Payments Forum Winter 2018 Market Snapshot: EMV Enablement Growth in New Markets, Predictions for Contactless Payments in Transit, Prioritizing Online Transaction Security

By | January 29, 2018

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Jan. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Payments Forum today released its winter 2018 market snapshot, providing updates on the status of the U.S. EMV chip migration and contactless payments, 2018 priorities to address technologies for securing online transactions, and recently-released resources for the payments industry. State of the Market: EMV Enablement Growth in Retail Petroleum and… Read More »

Global Report: 75% of Financial Cards Have Chip

By | January 16, 2018

2018 Outlook Forecasts Increased Card Production, Lower Dollar Growth PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Jan. 16, 2018 — Three quarters of all financial cards now have a chip, according to the International Card Manufacturers Association’s (ICMA) release today of its 2017 Global Card Market and Personalization and Fulfillment Statistics Reports. Chip cards represented 88.3 percent of revenue for cards globally manufactured… Read More »

Smart Cards Market: High Levels of Security to Drive Uptake of Smart Cards Across the Globe

By | January 6, 2018

ALBANY, New York, Jan. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading companies in the global smart market cards technologies and solutions have come up with strategies that concentrate on contactless, contact, and dual interface services. The four dominant companies in the global market for smart cards are Gemalto NV, Infineon Technologies AG, NXP Semiconductors NV, and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) GmbH. These four… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition January 2018

By | January 1, 2018

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards conducted from January 2017 through January 2018. The data presented have been collected through various means, including interviews with company representatives, shareholders, researchers, developers, and people involved professionally in the smart card and biometric industry. The views and opinions expressed in this research are those of the authors and do not necessarily… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition December 2017

By | December 5, 2017

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards conducted from January through December 2017. The data presented have been collected through various means, including interviews with company representatives, shareholders, researchers, developers, and people involved professionally in the smart card and biometric industry. The views and opinions expressed in this research are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect… Read More »

EAST Publishes European Fraud Update 3-2017

By | November 9, 2017

The European Association for Secure Transactions (EAST) has just published its third European Fraud Update for 2017.  This is based on country crime updates given by representatives of 15 countries in the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), and 5 non-SEPA countries, at the 43rd EAST meeting held in Edinburgh on 4th October 2017. Payment fraud issues were reported… Read More »

Biometric Payment Cards to Boost Banking Industry Security

By | November 7, 2017

OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK – 07 Nov 2017 ABI Research finds that biometric technologies are steadily growing their presence in more banking applications, with embedded fingerprint sensor payment cards being the latest addition finally ready to go public. Fingerprint embedded payment cards will enjoy an impressive growth over the next years reaching 160 million shipments by 2022 with… Read More »

Card Printer Market – Segmentation Analysis and Forecast

By | November 3, 2017

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The global card printer market is expected to grow at an impressive CAGR of more than 2% during the forecast period, according to Technavio’s latest market research. n this market research report, Technavio covers the market outlook and growth prospects of the global card printer market for 2017-2021. The market has further been segmented into two segments, based on technology (thermal… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition November 2017

By | November 1, 2017

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards conducted from January through November 2017. The data presented have been collected through various means, including interviews with company representatives, CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, COOs, CLOs, CMOs, shareholders, researchers, developers, and people involved professionally in the smart card and biometric industry. The views and opinions expressed in this research are those of… Read More »

Unlocking the Next-Generation Powered Payment Cards Market

By | October 23, 2017

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – 23 Oct 2017 Payment Cards become powered when they take on interactive form factors such as biometric sensors and Dynamic Code Verification (DCV). In total, 213 million powered payment cards are forecasted to ship in 2022, according to the latest report by ABI Research, a leader in emerging technology intelligence. This number is made up of… Read More »

E-wallets surpass debit card usage in U.S. in 2017

By | October 20, 2017

The e-commerce market continues to grow in the U.S., impacting how people make payments – the use of e-wallets surpassed debit cards in the U.S. by 7 percent in 2017, and within the next five years, is set to overtake credit cards as the leading payment option, according to Worldpay’s latest report. Worldpay’s 2017 Global Payments Report analyzed… Read More »

Cost effective strategy for polycarbonate card protection

By | October 18, 2017

LOCHOVICE (October 18, 2017) – „The strongest possible document protection is not the most expensive one“ is the name of Optaglio´s recently published white paper. Focusing on strategies for anti-counterfeit protection of polycarbonate documents, it states that many manufacturers spend enormous resources without actually improving protection. Importance of well-considered strategy is emphasised in the white paper.  The paper… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – State of the art and future challenges for card manufacturers

By | October 6, 2017

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards conducted from January through September 2017. The data presented have been collected through various means, including interviews with company representatives, CEOs, CFOs, CTOs, shareholders, researchers, developers, consultants, international standard experts, people involved professionally in the smart card and biometric industry. The views and opinions expressed in this research are those of… Read More »