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Press Here! Visa Begins Pilots of New Biometric Payment Card

By | January 15, 2018

Pilots with Mountain America Credit Union and Bank of Cyprus use on-card fingerprint sensor, offering an alternative to PIN or signature payment authentication NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 14, 2018– NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION “BIG SHOW” — Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has initiated pilots with Mountain America Credit Union and Bank of Cyprus of a new EMV dual-interface (chip- and contactless-enabled) payment card, making these the first commercial pilots… Read More »

Fingerprints touch sensor in contactless payment card pilot

By | January 8, 2018

Fingerprints is providing touch sensor from its FPC1300-series to the world’s first battery-less dual interface EMV payment card used in the recently announced market pilot with Bank of Cyprus, cards provided by Zwipe. With an annual market of 4 billion smartcards, with a majority being payment cards of which 50% are contactless, the benefit of biometrics is enormous… Read More »

Gemalto launches the first biometric EMV card for contactless payments

By | January 4, 2018

​Amsterdam, 4 January 2018 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has been selected by Bank of Cyprus to supply the world’s first EMV biometric dual interface payment card for both chip and contactless payments. Using fingerprint recognition instead of a PIN code to authenticate the cardholder, the card is compatible with existing payment terminals already installed in the… Read More »