Tag Archives: BPC

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 »

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 »

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 »

Zwipe showcases innovative fingerprint enrolment solutions for planned mass market deployment of biometric payment cards

By | November 5, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – November 5, 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe introduces a comprehensive range of white label fingerprint enrolment solutions for biometric payment cards, developed and designed for use by banks and issuers. The proprietary solutions include a secure at-home biometric payment card enrolment kit that fits inside an envelope and a software suite designed for banks to use in… Read More »

Goode Intelligence forecasts that almost 579 million biometric payment cards will be in use around the world by 2023 to enable frictionless customer authentication for higher-value contactless card transactions

By | October 18, 2018

London, United Kingdom – 18 October 2018 – Goode Intelligence’s (www.goodeintelligence.com) latest research, Biometrics for Payments; Market and Technology Analysis, Adoption Strategies and Forecasts 2018-2023 – Second Edition, reveals that biometrics has become an important tool in the fight against fraud in almost all of the channels that payment is supported.  Goode Intelligence predicts that there will be over 2.6… Read More »

Societe Generale, the first bank in France to experiment with the biometric card

By | October 18, 2018

After having been the first bank in France to launch a new generation card equipped with a dynamic card verification value / code already adopted by more than 400,0000 clients*, Societe Generale is now experimenting with the biometric bank card. Contactless payment is now widely accepted among French people, with almost two billion transactions forecast in 2018**.In order… 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 Receiving Enthusiastic Response To Its Biometric Card For Banking, Security & Health Care

By | October 9, 2018

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) – SmartMetric is excited about the response from its Dealers and Distributors for the SmartMetric biometric card now being presented to end user customers in North America, South America and various parts of Europe. The original SmartMetric card was developed as a fingerprint secured and activated credit card. Using a built in fingerprint… Read More »

Antonio D’Albore Publishes Article on Biometric Payment Cards on PSD Group’s InFocus

By | October 2, 2018

I am glad to announce to my readers that I have contributed to the Payment InFocus – Autumn 2018, with an article on Biometric Payment Cards. Article is available here. Let me take this opportunity to thank you Mrs. Charlotte Hackett, Specialist in Payment and Biometric at PSD. InFocus is a periodical online publication produced by PSD. PSD… 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 »

SmartMetric To Release World First Combined Cyber Security And Access ID Biometric Card

By | September 20, 2018

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME) – SmartMetric is on-track to complete production of its world first dual purpose cyber-security and access ID biometric card at the end of September. The new dual purpose security card is based on the advanced super micro electronic parts and circuitry developed by SmartMetric for its range… Read More »

IDEX Biometrics announces landmark world’s first order of biometric fingerprint sensors for payment cards

By | September 17, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 17 September 2018: IDEX Biometrics (IDEX ASA) the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, has achieved a world-first with the receipt of a production order of biometric fingerprint sensors for payment cards. IDEX Biometrics expects to start shipping against the order in the third quarter of 2018 and expects additional orders to follow.… 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 »

SmartMetric Announces Successful Completion Of Its New Multi Biometric Card Electronic Board Allowing For Just In Time Card Manufacturing For Five Different Types Of Biometric Cards From The Same PCB

By | August 24, 2018

NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) – SmartMetric has successfully completed the production of its new advanced designed electronic circuit board (PCB) that now allows SmartMetric to use the same electronic board to make up to five (5) different kinds of biometric cards.  This is a major breakthrough in the goal for SmartMetric… 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 »

Precise Biometrics – Interim report for the period January to June 2018

By | August 15, 2018

INTERIM REPORT FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY TO JUNE 2018 SECOND QUARTER  Net sales for the remaining operation totaled SEK 18.7 (20.1) million. The operating profit/loss for the remaining operation for the quarter totaled SEK -3.3 (0.5) million. The profit/loss for the period for the remaining operation totaled SEK -4.1 (0.2) million. Earnings per share for the remaining operation… Read More »

Report and Conclusions from Powered & Next-Generation Cards: 17-18 July 2018

By | July 27, 2018

The 2nd Powered and Next-Generation Cards Conference, organised by APSCA, was held on 17-18 July in Singapore. The first day focused on manufacturing next-generation cards. The second day was a Biometric Payment Card Seminar. Who was there Participants from 15 markets in Asia, Europe and North America attended the conference. As well as leading card manufacturers, technology enablers… Read More »

IDEX sensors in biometric bank card launched in the Middle East

By | July 27, 2018

Oslo, Norway – 27 July 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 smart cards launched by a bank in the Middle East. “This customer launch is yet another indication of the significant interest in biometrics in the smart cards for payments… Read More »

Fransabank and MasterCard launch the first biometric card in Lebanon

By | July 25, 2018

In a groundbreaking move which is set to bring increased security and convenience to consumers in Lebanon, Fransabank, the fourth-largest bank in Lebanon, in partnership with Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry has launched the first biometric card in the Levant. The collaboration will provide Fransabank customers new cards with an embedded fingerprint sensor.… 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 »