Tag Archives: BPC

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 »

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 »

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 »

Precise Biometrics Collaborates with NXP on Contactless Biometric Smart Cards

By | June 7, 2018

Precise Biometrics, a leader in fingerprint software and NXP® Semiconductors collaborate to integrate Precise BioMatch® Card in NXP’s contactless biometric smart cards. The cooperation is expected to generate revenues to Precise Biometrics starting Q2 2018. Precise Biometrics fingerprint authentication software for smart cards is integrated in NXP’s contactless fingerprint-on-card solution, which gives payment network operators and banks a… 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.

Precise Biometrics introduces Precise BioMatch Card

By | May 30, 2018

Precise BioMatch® Card is a powerful algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in smart cards, providing convenient and secure identity authentication. The solution offers industry leading biometric performance and is optimized for matching fingerprints in constrained computing environments such as Secure Elements. The solution was previously included in Precise BioMatch Embedded, but is now introduced as a stand-alone solution targeted… Read More »

National Bank of Kuwait and Mastercard make GCC debut of pioneering biometric solutions

By | May 14, 2018

Identity Check offers an innovative authentication solution for online transactions, while biometric card features an embedded fingerprint sensor to provide an additional layer of security when making payments in-store Answering the market’s growing demand for increased convenience and security associated with biometric technology, National Bank of Kuwait and Mastercardannounced two pioneering biometric solutions designed to improve online and in-store shopping at… Read More »

SmartMetric Reports 80% Of Credit Card Holders Are Concerned About Card Fraud While Other Research Shows 74% Of Consumers Value Security Over Rewards When Deciding Between Credit Cards

By | May 11, 2018

NEW YORK, May 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME) – Security for credit card users is the single biggest issue uppermost in their minds.  SmartMetric contracted an independent research company that surveyed Visa Credit Card holders in the United States.  80 percent of the surveyed Visa credit card holders said that they were concerned about credit card… Read More »

Exclusive Interview to Mr. Dong Su Kim, CEO of KSID

By | February 2, 2018

I had the opportunity to interview Mr. Dong Su Kim, CEO of the Korean Fingerprint Smart Cards developer Korea Smart ID, better known in the market as KSID. Q: Good morning Mr. Dong Su Kim and thanks for accepting my invitation to have an interview. Let’s start with few info on the company. Can you give us some… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition February 2018

By | February 1, 2018

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards conducted from January 2017 through February 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… Read More »