Tag Archives: Biometric Cards

Precise BioMatch™ Embedded deployed in world’s first contactless payment card from AirPlus international

By | September 22, 2017

Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in smart cards, Precise BioMatch Embedded, has been integrated in the world’s first dual interface payment card from AirPlus. AirPlus recently announced the world’s first successful use of a contactless biometric payment card. The integration in the payment card come as a result of the cooperation with Fingerprint Cards (FPC) who… Read More »

Fingerprints™ Sensor In Worlds First Contactless Payment Card From Airplus International

By | September 21, 2017

AirPlus International just announced the world’s first dual interface payment card. The user can verify transactions both contact and contactless, with a seamless and fast experience. The aim is to bring new innovation to the corporate travelers, enhancing the convenience and adding an extra layer of security. The possibility to increase contactless payment transaction value by adding biometrics… Read More »

KSID, Jinco, ELAN through Tripartite Cooperation to Provide Fingerprint Smart Cards for United Nations

By | September 18, 2017

[Hsinchu] The United Nations (UN) which currently made up of 193 Member States worldwide also took on the fingerprint card technology express coach. KSID (Korea Smart ID) has been selected due to their brilliant system integration expertise, combined with Taiwan ELAN Microelectronic Corporation’s strength in chip design, Jinco Universal’s competence in manufacturing smart card, to provide the employee… Read More »

Identiv and Zwipe partner to provide biometric access control card services

By | September 14, 2017

OSLO, NORWAY – 14 SEPTEMBER 2017, – Identiv, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVE) today announced that the company has partnered with biometric technology company Zwipe for access control card formatting services. Identiv’s U.S.-based card service bureau is programming the radio frequency identification (RFID) chips in Zwipe’s biometric credential line, providing all physical access control system (PACS) formats from Identiv’s portfolio. Identiv… Read More »

KSID bags UN’s fingerprint smart card deal

By | September 11, 2017

[THE INVESTOR] Unisem, a KOSDAQ listed global provider of semiconductor assembly and testing services, announced on Sept. 11 that its security solution subsidiary Korea Smart ID has been selected as the sole provider of fingerprint smart cards for the UN and affiliated organizations.  In February 2017, the UN International Computer Center sought suppliers for fingerprint recognition-based ID cards, that… Read More »

Nexus and Zwipe announce partnership, launching sale of biometric access cards

By | August 30, 2017

OSLO, NORWAY – 30 AUGUST 2017, – Identity and security company Nexus Group and biometric technology company Zwipe have signed a distribution agreement and launched the sale of Zwipe’s biometric access cards via the online portal Nexus GO Cards as a Service. “We already offer a very wide range of card technologies, and we are excited to announce that… Read More »

Cybersecurity, Identity and Access Management Using World First Multi-Function Biometric Security Card by SmartMetric for the Projected $14.82 Billion Security Access Market

By | August 30, 2017

/EINPresswire.com/ — NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – August 31, 2017) – SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) — Cybersecurity and identity validation for network access control, physical building entry and secure on-the-spot identity security is now handled by the revolutionary biometric security card developed by SmartMetric. SmartMetric has created an advanced biometric card that combines cyber security for network log on… Read More »

Antonio D’Albore speaking on Biometric Cards at ICMA CardTrex Europe

By | August 30, 2017

I’m pleased to announce that I will be speaking at ICMA’s upcoming CardTREX Europe event. CardTREX Europe is taking place 5-6 October in Milan, Italy and will be featuring great educational sessions, networking and a facility tour of Bilcare Research. Below are a few highlights. I thought you may be interested in attending this event.    Card focused… Read More »

South Africa – Biometrics not a threat

By | August 28, 2017

As government institutions explore and introduce biometric systems, concerns have been raised about how the state intends to use the collected private information to police and control South African citizens. Last week, Right2Know Gauteng (R2K Gauteng) took to the streets in protest of the national smart ID card system. R2K Gauteng wants the end of the use of biometrics and to keep the State… Read More »

NEXT Biometrics Large Fingerprint Sensor Chosen by First Biometrics for Smart Card

By | August 23, 2017

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (Oslo Bors:NEXT) today announced its large cost-efficient fingerprint sensor was chosen by First Biometrics for its breakthrough Smart Card.  The Smart Card will initially be used as North America’s first payment and identity card.  The card is embedded with a smart chip and fingerprint sensor for maximum security and… Read More »

Rose Bruford College in the UK choses Zwipe Access

By | August 21, 2017

  OSLO, NORWAY – 21 AUGUST 2017, – Biometric technology company Zwipe is proud to announce that Rose Bruford College, London’s International Drama School of Theatre & Performance has chosen Zwipe Access as the preferred solution for the prestigious school’s security needs both for students and staff. The deployment of the Zwipe biometric solution was secured by Kodit Security, Zwipe’s  distribution… Read More »

South African digital & physical security provider, Priority Group Holdings, choses Zwipe Access

By | August 16, 2017

OSLO, NORWAY – 16 AUGUST 2017, – Biometric technology company Zwipe is proud to announce that Priority Group Holdings (Pty) Ltd., a leading digital security provider and installer based in South Africa has chosen Zwipe Access as it’s preferred biometric access control solution. The two companies have signed a Distribution Agreement that includes the marketing, sale and distribution of… Read More »

Ivory Coast – Biometric temporary residence cards introduced

By | August 14, 2017

What is the change? Authorities in Cote d’Ivoire have said that foreign nationals (excluding ECOWAS nationals) holding temporary resident cards are able to replace their current cards with new biometric cards starting today. What does the change mean? To apply for the new biometric temporary resident card, foreign nationals must personally appear at the Office Nationale d’Identification to have their fingerprints and… Read More »

IDEX receives initial order for card sensor modules from leading Asian smart card provider

By | August 9, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 9 August 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has received an initial order to deliver its off-chip fingerprint sensors for cards to a major Asian authentication and security card customer. The sensors will be integrated in the customer’s biometric ISO form factor card for government identification and access control… Read More »

UniCredit Bulbank successfully completes first European trial of Mastercard’s next generation biometric card with IDEX fingerprint sensor

By | August 7, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 7 August 2017 – IDEX, a leading  provider of fingerprint solutions for mass markets, today announced that UniCredit Bulbank of Bulgaria recently completed a trial of Mastercard’s next generation biometric card, using IDEX’s flexible fingerprint sensor. The trial received extremely positive customer feedback, which focused on the convenience, security and ease of use of the card… Read More »

IDEX launches ultra-compact matcher algorithm optimized for biometric cards

By | August 7, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 7 August 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, today introduced a new proprietary matcher algorithm for next generation biometric cards. The patented algorithm was specifically designed to deliver a step-function improvement in performance for applications with acute power, processing and memory limitations. The matcher is ideal for biometric cards… Read More »

OT-Morpho Introduces The World’s First Complete Range Of Biometric Payment Cards

By | June 26, 2017

OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, today announces the creation of the market’s first complete range of biometric payment cards, a range which reinforces payment security. It can also help governments distribute social benefits, knowing that they reach no one else than the eligible (proof of life) citizen. Banks can also use the biometric… Read More »

3 Things to Know About the Mastercard Biometric Card

By | April 20, 2017

Today, Mastercard unveiled the next-generation biometric card. The cardholder dips the card into a retailer’s terminal while placing their finger on the embedded sensor. The fingerprint is verified against the template and – if the biometrics match – the cardholder is successfully authenticated and the transaction can then be approved with the card never leaving the consumer’s hand.… Read More »

Mastercard Reveals Credit Card With Biometric Fingerprint Scanner

By | April 20, 2017

Credit card users may soon be able to make transactions without the PIN they are expected to remember, after Mastercard revealed a credit card featuring a biometric fingerprint scanner. The company had introduced the payments card in South Africa, following successful trials with a local bank and retailer which do not require its owner to enter a four-digit… Read More »

Consumers Willing To Pay For A Biometric Safer Credit Card – The SmartMetric Biometric Credit Card As A New Consumer Device

By | March 30, 2017

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – March 30, 2017) – SmartMetric, Inc. (SMME) — The new SmartMetric biometric credit card with built in electronics and a powerful fingerprint reader has turned the ubiquitous credit card into a new consumer device. And in so doing has turned the credit card from being a cost commodity for Banks into a new product… Read More »