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Zwipe pilots live biometric payment cards

By | November 28, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – 28 NOVEMBER 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe is proud to announce that it is piloting live Visa biometric payment cards which have been provided by Gemalto and Zwipe’s partner Areeba. The battery-less dual-interface biometric payment cards from Gemalto, featuring Zwipe’s unique technology platform, are part of Areeba’s pilot program, which officially commenced this week with 10 leading banks across the Middle East… Read More »

NEXT Biometrics and MK Group Announce New R&D Program for Biometric Smart Cards

By | November 26, 2018

OSLO, Nov. 26, 2018 — NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced the company is joining with MK Group to launch an R&D program for biometric smart cards for banking and other applications. The program will integrate NEXT’s large-area fingerprint sensors into MK Group’s next generation smart card products. Vietnam-based MK Group… Read More »

IDEX Biometrics collaborates with Chutian Dragon on dual-interface biometric smart cards

By | November 23, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 23 November 2018: IDEX Biometrics (IDEX ASA), the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Chutian Dragon Co., Ltd (“CTD”) in China for developing dual-interface biometric cards to multiple verticals, including payment and ID. Chutian Dragon will demonstrate the cards at the 2018 TrustTech trade show… Read More »

Asian bank pilots Feitian biometric card with IDEX dual interface sensor

By | November 20, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 20 November 2018: IDEX Biometrics (IDEX ASA) the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, is pleased to announce that a customer in Asia has commenced a pilot to test biometric cards manufactured by Feitian Technologies Co. LTD (“Feitian”) featuring IDEX‘s dual interface sensor. Stan Swearingen, CEO of IDEX Biometrics comments, “We are very pleased that a bank in Asia has… Read More »

SmartMetric Introduces Live Finger Detection For It’s “In The Card” Fingerprint Reader For The SmartMetric Line Of Biometric Credit/Debit and Security Cards

By | November 15, 2018

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) – in a further step forward in harnessing the power of biometrics to protect Chip Credit Cards, security cards and the SmartMetric card that stores your complete medical files on your health insurance membership card, the company has introduced live finger detection into its in side the card fingerprint scanner that is… Read More »

Zwipe and Allcard Inc. announce battery-less biometric payment card partnership

By | November 15, 2018

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – 15 NOVEMBER 2018 – Biometric technology company, Zwipe along with the leading payment card manufacturer in the Philippines, Allcard Inc., have partnered to launch battery-less dual-interface biometric payment cards with customers in the region. Allcard is the only end-to-end card solutions provider in the Philippines with a wholly-owned local card production facility and is also a Mastercard and… Read More »

Exercise of Incentive Subscription Rights in IDEX

By | November 8, 2018

The board of directors of IDEX ASA resolved on 8 November 2018 to issue 1,631,250 new shares to employees who have exercised subscription rights which were granted in 2014 under the company’s incentive subscription rights plans at the various grant dates. The weighted average exercise price per share is NOK 4.38. Following the issue of the new shares,… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

IDEX Biometrics partners with XH Smart Tech in China and receives initial order for dual-interface smart card sensors

By | October 31, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 31 October 2018: IDEX Biometrics (IDEX ASA) the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with XH Smart Tech in China, the leading provider of solutions on IoT and blockchain technologies which are both data user and data centric. The objective is to deploy biometric cards and… 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 »

Precise Biometrics appoints new CFO

By | September 27, 2018

Precise Biometrics has recruited Ulrik Nilsson as new CFO and member of the management team. Ulrik will commence his position today, September 27, 2018.  “We are very pleased of being able to recruit Ulrik as new CFO for Precise Biometrics. With his long experience and broad knowledge, Ulrik is the right person to contribute to the company’s continued… Read More »