Tag Archives: Biometric Cards

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 »

Italian Newspapers Announces Biometric Payment Card Pilot in Italy by Mastercard and Intesa Sanpaolo

By | November 5, 2018

Today, two major Italian newspapers, la Repubblica and Corriere della Sera, published articles on Biometric Payment Card pilot in Italy by Mastercard and Intesa Sanpaolo. Corriere della Sera titled “Per pagare basta l’impronta digitale” that translates in “Pay just with fingerprint” while la Repubblica titled “Il codice Pin sostituito da un pollice” that translates in “Pin code replaced… Read More »

NEXT Biometrics Fingerprint Sensors Selected for Three Smart Card Pilots

By | October 31, 2018

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced that its advanced large-area biometric sensor has been selected for three new smart card pilot projects through its cooperation with Tactilis Pte. Ltd., Singapore. A global organization has signed a letter-of-intent for the pilot projects with NEXT smart card partner… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition Q4 2018

By | October 16, 2018

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards updated to October 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 »

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 »

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 »

Biometric Smart Card containing IDEX’s contact-based fingerprint sensor has been certified by a global payment provider

By | July 18, 2018

Oslo, Norway – 18 July 2018 – IDEX ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, is proud to announce its contact-based sensor has been certified by a major global payment provider. During a session at APSCA’s Powered and Next-Generation Cards Conference today a speaker, representing a global payment provider, stated that a contact-based card… Read More »

Powered and Next Generation Cards

By | July 17, 2018

Last year APSCA organised the world’s first conference and exhibition on Powered and Next-Generation Cards. In 2018 this trailblazing industry event takes a deeper dive into next-generation card products that are now being launched by innovative issuers around the world, particularly biometric payment cards. The Powered and Next-Generation Cards conference will combine thought leadership, innovation and best practices… 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 »

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.

Fingerprints Secures Initial Orders For T-shape™ Module To Be Integrated In Dual-interface Payment Cards

By | May 29, 2018

Fingerprints has just secured initial orders for its T-shape module from two major global card manufacturers, to be used in dual-interface (contact and contactless) payment cards. The T-shape module is optimized for integration into smartcards using existing industry process, and is part of the ultra-thin FPC1300-series, which has ultra-low power consumption with superior biometric performance, a key requirement… Read More »

Biometrics By Fingerprints In New Cryptocurrency Wallet From Sctechone

By | May 28, 2018

SCTECHONE has launched its biometric cryptocurrency hardware wallet, named Touch xWallet, with Biometrics by Fingerprints. The wallet is FIDO certified, and combines a mobile app and a physical card, which features a fingerprint sensor from the FPC1300-series for authentication, enabling users to make secure online transactions. There is an increasing trend on the market to merge cards and… Read More »

Fingerprints’ Cooperating With Card Tech On Dual Interface Payment Card

By | May 25, 2018

Fingerprints and Card Tech, a biometric integration company and pioneer in the biometric smartcard market, have entered a technical cooperation agreement. As announced today by Card Tech, it plans to bring a new dual interface (contact and contactless) version of its biometric payment card. The card is using Fingerprints’ T-Shape™ module, with ultra-low power consumption, superior biometric performance… Read More »

Card Tech’s dual interface energy harvesting biometric smart card enters final development phase and is powered by latest generation sensor from Fingerprints

By | May 25, 2018

Card Tech, the biometric integration company pioneer of the biometric smart card, announces entering into a technical cooperation agreement with Swedish biometric company Fingerprints Card Tech announces plan to bring the dual interface version of the biometric smart card to the financial markets. This new product, developed on parallel with the Contact Only version of the Biometric Smart… Read More »

SmartMetric Announces Sale of its Biometric Security and Identity Card to a Major University in Buenos Aires, Argentina

By | May 25, 2018

NEW YORK, May 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME), SmartMetric is pleased to announce that through its newly appointed security card distributor, Groupo Datco it has secured a sale for the SmartMetric multi-function biometric security and identity card.  A large University has provided an order for the SmartMetric biometric card and it will be used to… Read More »

IDEX Biometrics at Money20/20 Europe in June – less than two weeks to go

By | May 22, 2018

Oslo, Norway – 22 May 2018 – IDEX ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, is counting down the days until the 2018 Money20/20 Europe event being held in Amsterdam from Monday 4th June to Wednesday 6th June.IDEX Biometrics can be found at Stand No: G32 and will be demonstrating some of their innovative… Read More »

SmartMetric Biometric Card To Fight The $22.80 Billion In Reported Global Card Fraud Losses – United States Accounts For More Than 39% Of Global Card Fraud Losses

By | May 18, 2018

NEW YORK, May 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME) – Payment card fraud globally has climbed to over $22 Billion in losses*.  What is alarming for USA credit card issuers is that the United States has 39% of worldwide card fraud losses. SmartMetric has created a powerful biometric fingerprint reader that sits inside a bank’s credit… Read More »

IDEX sensors in biometric bank card end user trial in the Middle East

By | May 16, 2018

Oslo, Norway – 16 May 2018 – IDEX ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions is proud to announce that it’s fingerprint sensors are being deployed in biometric cards used for a new end customer trial, which is being run in the Middle East. “We are seeing increased customer activity in the biometric card space,… 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 »