Zwipe adds VP of Business Development

By | November 29, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – 29 NOVEMBER 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe has appointed Antonio D’Albore as Vice President of Business Development. Mr. D’Albore is a smartcard industry expert with more than twenty years of experience in smartcard development, manufacturing, personalization, integration and business development across Payment, Identification, Transit and Access Control industries. Before Zwipe he worked for Incard, STMicroelectronics, Matica Technologies, IPM… Read More »

Zwipe pilots live biometric payment cards

By | November 28, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – 28 NOVEMBER 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe is proud to announce that it is piloting live Visa biometric payment cards which have been provided by Gemalto and Zwipe’s partner Areeba. The battery-less dual-interface biometric payment cards from Gemalto, featuring Zwipe’s unique technology platform, are part of Areeba’s pilot program, which officially commenced this week with 10 leading banks across the Middle East… Read More »

NEXT Biometrics and MK Group Announce New R&D Program for Biometric Smart Cards

By | November 26, 2018

OSLO, Nov. 26, 2018 — NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced the company is joining with MK Group to launch an R&D program for biometric smart cards for banking and other applications. The program will integrate NEXT’s large-area fingerprint sensors into MK Group’s next generation smart card products. Vietnam-based MK Group… Read More »

Intelling announces new White Paper and Speech at Trustech

By | November 26, 2018

MARSEILLE, FRANCE, November 26, 2018 – Intelling has just published a new White Paper titled “Is GDPR leading us to better data ethics?” that covers different aspects of the values and morals behind the adoption of the European General Data Protection Regulation. The White Paper starts from the origins of the privacy concept that arose from the Universal Declaration of… Read More »

Freedom AND Security – data protection conference at Europol

By | November 23, 2018

Freedom AND Security – Killing the zero sum process was the title of this year’s data protection conference organised by the Europol Data Protection Experts Network (EDEN) and the Academy of European Law (ERA). Held at Europol headquarters on 22 and 23 November, the conference took a closer look at topics linking the work of law enforcement and… Read More »

IDEX Biometrics collaborates with Chutian Dragon on dual-interface biometric smart cards

By | November 23, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 23 November 2018: IDEX Biometrics (IDEX ASA), the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Chutian Dragon Co., Ltd (“CTD”) in China for developing dual-interface biometric cards to multiple verticals, including payment and ID. Chutian Dragon will demonstrate the cards at the 2018 TrustTech trade show… Read More »

SPS introduces anti-skimming function to reassure contactless payment cardholders

By | November 23, 2018

ROUSSET, FRANCE, November 23, 2018 – While contactless and dual interface cards meet a growing adoption worldwide, some users are still reluctant to adopt them as they fear card skimming schemes that would threaten their banking card data.  Even if the whole payment industry has repeatedly demonstrated that card skimming is not an issue thanks to the built-in security features… Read More »

Restrictions for eSIM in Russia to be removed in future, so far issue not discussed

By | November 22, 2018

MOSCOW, November 22. /TASS/. Legislative restrictions on the use of embedded digital SIM cards (eSIM) in Russia will be eliminated in the future, but at the moment this issue is not on the list of pressing matters, Russian Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media Konstantin Noskov told TASS “From a technological point of view, we will… Read More »

Bank of Georgia is the first JCB card acquiring bank in Georgia

By | November 22, 2018

Tbilisi, Georgia and Tokyo, Japan, Nov 22, 2018 – (ACN Newswire) – JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., and Bank of Georgia, the leading bank in Georgia, are proud to announce that Bank of Georgia has started to accept JCB Cards across the country. Bank of Georgia, the largest bank of the… Read More »

GlobalPlatform TEE Spec Adoption to Reach 10 Billion

By | November 21, 2018

November 21, 2018 – GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has reported a 25 percent increase in the number of Trusted Execution Environment (TEE)-enabled processors being shipped quarterly, year-on-year. At this rate, it is expected some 10 billion devices will feature TEE-enabled processors by the end of 2018. “The TEE is not a new concept, and standardization… Read More »

Zwipe and Smart Technology Services launch partnershp to reduce time to market and cost of manufacturing biometric payment cards

By | November 21, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – 21 NOVEMBER 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe and production equipment manufacturer Smart Technology Services (STS) are proud to announce a partnership to jointly develop, test and launch a complete manufacturing solution allowing card manufacturers and issuers to easily implement a proven production environment for biometric payment cards.   Smart Technology Services is a company with a successful… Read More »

Five countries in West Africa select SPS solutions for their national eID cards

By | November 20, 2018

Smart Packaging Solutions (SPS), one of the world leaders in reliable and sustainable ID card and ePassport manufacturing technologies, is proud to announce its solutions have been selected by five countries in West Africa for their national eID cards as part of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) document standardization project. ROUSSET, FRANCE, November 20, 2018 – SPS… Read More »

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 »

IDEMIA Provides SK Telecom in South Korea with GMSA Compliant Smart Connect Solution to Activate and Manage eSIM Device Lifecycles

By | November 20, 2018

COURBEVOIE, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, is proud to have been selected by SK Telecom, the number one telecommunication operator in South Korea, to launch the first eSIM Connected watch based on GSMA Consumer standards. As a leading actor in the telecom field, IDEMIA is at the forefront of the digital revolution and is committed… Read More »

Asian bank pilots Feitian biometric card with IDEX dual interface sensor

By | November 20, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 20 November 2018: IDEX Biometrics (IDEX ASA) the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, is pleased to announce that a customer in Asia has commenced a pilot to test biometric cards manufactured by Feitian Technologies Co. LTD (“Feitian”) featuring IDEX‘s dual interface sensor. Stan Swearingen, CEO of IDEX Biometrics comments, “We are very pleased that a bank in Asia has… 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 »