Tag Archives: Fingerprint Cards

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 »

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 »

Fingerprint Cards AB: Interim report January – September 2018

By | October 26, 2018

Highlights of the quarter Sequential revenue growth, strong cash flow and positive net result Cost reduction program proceeding according to plan The first volume order was received for FPC1511, the fourth generation of capacitive fingerprint sensor Third quarter of 2018 Revenues totaled SEK 431.2 M (841.4), a decline of 49 percent compared with the third quarter of 2017… 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 »

NEXT Biometrics Achieves 5 Million Fingerprint Sensors Shipped To-Date

By | August 29, 2018

OSLO — Aug. 29, 2018 — NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced it has shipped more than 5 million fingerprint sensors to-date to customers worldwide. “Shipping 5 million sensors has provided NEXT with invaluable experience from a quality, logistics and operations standpoint,” said Ritu Favre, CEO NEXT Biometrics. “At the same… Read More »

SmartMetric To Release It’s New Advanced Biometric Credit Card And Security Card In September

By | August 29, 2018

NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME) – SmartMetric is pleased to announce that it has completed the engineering of its new upgraded biometric card for the banking industry and security customers next month. The main new features of the SmartMetric biometric card are its auto on feature that allows the card to power… 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 »

NEXT Biometrics to Provide Customers Simpler, Faster Software Customization with Algorithm from Neurotechnology

By | August 27, 2018

OSLO, Aug. 27 2018 — NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced it has purchased a source code license for the FingerCell algorithm from Neurotechnology, a developer of high-precision algorithms and software. The algorithm allows developers of solutions incorporating NEXT Biometrics fingerprint sensor technology to quickly customize their own products for superior performance… 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 »