Category Archives: Partnerships

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 »

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 and Tappy Technologies launch biometric enabled wearables payment partnership and licensing agreement

By | October 22, 2018

LAS VEGAS, USA – October 22, 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe and pioneering wearables technology company Tappy Technologies are proud to announce their partnership to jointly develop and launch biometric enabled wearable payment, access and digital authentication devices. With this agreement Tappy Technologies will be licensing Zwipe’s core intellectual property, enabling biometric authentication in a range of… Read More »

Major investment in Uganda: Veridos and UPPC establish local security printing factory

By | October 4, 2018

Berlin/Kampala, 4 October 2018 – World-leading identity solutions provider Veridos today announced the start of a major investment project in the Republic of Uganda. The company entered into 15-year-partnership with the government of Uganda to provide the country’s citizens with all relevant security documents. A new joint venture, Uganda Security Printing Company (USPC), has been created by German… Read More »

IDEMIA signs agreement with Discover to accelerate mobile and digital payment services adoption

By | September 21, 2018

BILLERICA, Mass., Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — IDEMIA, the world leader in Augmented Identity, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Discover® Global Network, the payments brand of Discover Financial Services. This first of its kind agreement is aimed to ease and accelerate mobile and digital contactless payment adoption, and rollout by card issuers. Under the program, IDEMIA (formerly… Read More »

Hengbao and IDEX Biometrics partner to introduce biometric smart cards in South East Asia

By | September 21, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 21 September 2018: Hengbao, one of the biggest card companies based in China, covering the banking, telecoms and security sectors, has announced a partnership with IDEX Biometrics (IDEX ASA), the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions. The two companies have partnered to introduce contact based biometric smart cards across the Asian market, with future… Read More »

Zwipe & Silone CardTech Announce Partnership

By | August 28, 2018

SHENZHEN, CHINA – 28 AUGUST 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe and Silone CardTech, a VISA, Mastercard, China UnionPay and JCB certified card manufacturer based in Shenzhen, China have announced a partnership to launch battery-less dual interface biometric payment cards with banks and loyalty programs in China. Commenting on the partnership, CEO of Silone CardTech, William Ju said “We thoroughly evaluated… Read More »

ConnectedYou and achelos IoT partner to deliver a future proof global IoT roll out to enterprises

By | August 27, 2018

Paderborn (GERMANY) / Copenhagen (DENMARK), August 27, 2018 – ConnectedYou (CY), the global IoT service orchestrator and achelos IoT, a technology company with a decade of experience in developing embedded and security applications announce partnership. The aim is to create and deliver an open ecosystem of IoT connectivity globally giving enterprises freedom to choose and switch between connectivity… Read More »

Argotechno, distributor of Galitt Testing Tools in Brazil

By | August 27, 2018

Boulogne (France), August 27, 2018   Argotechno announced its alliance with Galitt to offer the whole range of testing software developed by Galitt, KaNest® simulators and VisuCard® products in Brazil. The distribution agreement allows Argotechno to sell and support Galitt’s simulation tools to facilitate testing and certification for any transactional system, such as smartcards, POS terminals, mobiles, payment… Read More »

NEXT Biometrics to Provide Customers Simpler, Faster Software Customization with Algorithm from Neurotechnology

By | August 27, 2018

OSLO, Aug. 27 2018 — NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced it has purchased a source code license for the FingerCell algorithm from Neurotechnology, a developer of high-precision algorithms and software. The algorithm allows developers of solutions incorporating NEXT Biometrics fingerprint sensor technology to quickly customize their own products for superior performance… Read More »

SmartMetric Continues To Build Out Its Sales And Distributed Manufacturing Base With A Distribution And Sales Agreement With One Of Argentina’s Largest Credit Card Manufacturers

By | August 21, 2018

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME) – SmartMetric has signed a Sales and Distribution Agreement with GPC (General Plastic Corp S.A.) who is one of the largest credit card manufacturers in Argentina.  “We are excited about this new relationship with GPC as it gives us direct entrée into the largest Banks issuing credit cards in… Read More »

JINCO selects IDEX Sensor for Dual-Interface Biometric Cards for Multiple Applications

By | July 23, 2018

Oslo, Norway – 23rd July 2018 – IDEX ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, announces that JINCO Universal (“JINCO”) has successfully integrated its fingerprint sensors into dual-interface biometrics cards for multiple applications including payments and identification.  “JINCO is a leading smart card integration pioneer and we are very proud that they have chosen… Read More »

Abe Technologies, distributor of Galitt Testing Tools in China

By | July 23, 2018

Boulogne-Billancourt (France), July 23th, 2018 Abe Technologies Shanghai Ltd. announced its alliance with Galitt to offer the whole range of testing software developed by Galitt, KaNest® simulators and VisuCard® products in the People’s Republic of China. The distribution agreement allows Abe Technologies to sell and support Galitt’s simulation tools to facilitate testing and certification for any transactional system,… Read More »

Versasec and Identiv Announce Technology Partnership

By | July 17, 2018

Versasec, a leader in smart card management systems, today announced its technology partnership with Identiv, a global provider of physical security and secure identification solutions. With the combined strength of Identiv’s uTrust SmartID Secure Access Credentials for converged physical and logical access control and Versasec’s vSEC:CMS for smart card management, the two technology companies will enhance focus on… Read More »

IDEX Biometrics becomes a member of APSCA

By | July 2, 2018

Oslo, Norway – 2 July 2018 – IDEX ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, reinforces its commitment to the Asia Pacific market by signing as a member of APSCA, the Asia Pacific Smart Card Association. APSCA is the business association for payments and identity applications in Asia, covering secure smart chip-based applications to the latest digital… Read More »

MeReal Biometrics and Unikeys partner to place cryptocurrencies, for the first time ever, into the hands of the masses with a patented fingerprint card

By | June 29, 2018

Friday 29th June, 2018 (Hong Kong) – Advanced security technology company MeReal Biometrics Ltd and Hong Kong’s Unikeys Ltd together announce an exciting new partnership to provide people on the street with a battery powered and patented fingerprint card that they can use like any payment card to store their cryptocurrencies and transact without passwords, pin codes or… Read More »

IDEMIA and 10T Tech Announce eSIM Technology Partnership

By | June 28, 2018

COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, is proud to announce today its partnership with 10T Tech, an independent provider of eSIM services for acquiring and managing eSIM connectivity. By doing so, IDEMIA will extend its eSIM platform to a larger base of customers. 10T Tech will provide their customers with a world-class eSIM remote provisioning… Read More »

De La Rue and OPTEL agree to new strategic partnership to tackle increasing demand in the brand protection market

By | May 21, 2018

De La Rue and OPTEL today announced a strategic partnership to address the growing threat of global counterfeiting.  De La Rue is the global leader in anti-counterfeit solutions as well as the world’s largest printer of both currency and passports.  OPTEL is the leading provider of end-to-end traceability systems for diverse industries. The company’s renowned solutions help stop product counterfeiting,… Read More »

Fingerprints’ Sensor In The First Biometric Contactless Smartcard Reference For China By CV Microelectronic

By | May 14, 2018

CV Microelectronic of China, a provider of Secure Elements, and Fingerprints are pleased to be cooperating to bring the first biometric contactless smartcard reference for the domestic Chinese market. The reference card, called SecTouch, is contactless and has no battery. It uses a sensor from the ultra-thin FPC1300-series, which has ultra-low power consumption with superior biometric performance, a… Read More »