Tag Archives: Fingerprint Cards

FINGERPRINT CARDS AB: YEAR-END REPORT JANUARY – DECEMBER 2017

By | February 9, 2018

Cost alignment and refocusing Changed market conditions for capacitive fingerprint sensors for smartphones Action program initiated to improve profitability R&D resources redirected even more to new, emerging biometric markets Cash position of SEK 920 M Operating result for the fourth quarter, excluding non-recurring items, was a loss of SEK 9.9 M Provisions of SEK 121.9 M to the… 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 »

Biometric smartcards expected to hit mass markets this year and IDEX focussing business to capture major share

By | January 30, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 30 January 2018 – IDEX, a leading provider of advanced fingerprint solutions, continues to make strong progress in the buoyant market opportunity for biometric cards, and is re-shaping and focussing its business to ensure successful volume commercialisation.  Over the past few months, the market for smartcards with biometric sensors has reached a critical inflection point. Several of the… Read More »

Zwipe’s Latest Capital Raise Increased To $5.5 Million

By | January 18, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – 17 January 2018, – Biometric technology company Zwipe is pleased to announce that the company in December 2017 raised an additional $1.2 million (NOK 9.6 million) in relation to the $4.3 million (NOK 35 million) private placement of new shares to existing and new investors announced 30 November 2017. This latest round of financing then… Read More »

Fingerprints Collaborates on Biometric Payment Card Market Trial in the USA

By | January 15, 2018

Stockholm, Sweden, 2018/01/15 – World leading biometrics company Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) is proud to collaborate with Visa on the first market trial of dual-interface biometric payment cards in the USA, together with Mountain America Credit Union – Visa.com / Fingerprints.com. Fingerprints today announced that its touch sensor is being used in the first US-based pilot of a new dual-interface… Read More »

IDEX poised for commercial biometric card volumes

By | January 9, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 9 January 2018 – IDEX, a leading provider of advanced fingerprint solutions, is making rapid progress on commercialising its products for biometric cards. Recently, IDEX and its partners commenced the certification process for contact-based payment cards, in line with previous communication. The certification process is expected to complete early in the second quarter of 2018, and… Read More »

Fingerprints touch sensor in contactless payment card pilot

By | January 8, 2018

Fingerprints is providing touch sensor from its FPC1300-series to the world’s first battery-less dual interface EMV payment card used in the recently announced market pilot with Bank of Cyprus, cards provided by Zwipe. With an annual market of 4 billion smartcards, with a majority being payment cards of which 50% are contactless, the benefit of biometrics is enormous… Read More »

Zwipe and Gemalto partner to launch fingerprint activated payment card pilot with Bank of Cyprus

By | January 5, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – 05 JANUARY 2018, – Biometric technology company Zwipe is pleased to announce that they have partnered with Gemalto, the world’s largest card manufacturer, to pilot the first battery-less dual-interface fingerprint activated payment card with Bank of Cyprus.  Gemalto has confirmed multiple upcoming pilots in 2018, with the first of these being with Bank of Cyprus. Commenting… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition January 2018

By | January 1, 2018

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards conducted from January 2017 through January 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 »

IDEX to host investor presentation and showcase fingerprint innovations for convenience and security at CES 2018

By | December 19, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 19 December, 2017 — IDEX ASA, a leading provider of fingerprint solutions for mass markets, today announced the company will host an Investor presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on 10 January. As part of the event, members of executive management will present IDEX’s business strategy and highlight the company’s leadership position and market opportunities… Read More »

Fingerprints And Linxens Are Partnering On The Next Technology Breakthrough For Contactless Biometric Payment Cards

By | December 13, 2017

World-leading biometrics company Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints) is proud to partner with Linxens, a global leader in the design and manufacture of microconnectors for smartcards and RFID Antennas & Prelams®. In this cooperation, targeted towards card manufacturers, Linxens is bringing a new high performing contactless fingerprint-on-card Prelam® to the market and Fingerprints is providing the recently announced T-Shape™ sensor… Read More »

IDEX drives security and convenience for biometric cards with new large area sensor

By | December 11, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 11 December 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, today announced a new large area sensor for biometric cards. Based on IDEX’s unique off-chip technology, the bendable sensor leverages the company’s advanced ASIC to deliver unparalleled biometric performance and optimal usability in biometric card applications. IDEX expects to begin sampling its large… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition December 2017

By | December 5, 2017

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

IDEX introduces pioneering remote enrolment solution for biometric cards

By | November 27, 2017

27 November 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has developed a unique new enrolment solution for biometric cards. This revolutionary, low-cost process allows users to enrol conveniently by themselves without the need to visit a branch office which is considered a barrier to mass deployment of biometric cards in the financial payment… Read More »

Fingerprints Partners With Idemia To Develop A New Generation Of Contactless Payment Cards

By | November 23, 2017

World-leading biometrics company Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints(TM)) today announced its partnership with IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities, to develop a new generation of payment cards, the dual interface biometric card aimed at enabling seamless payment transactions without compromising security. With IDEMIA’s “F-Code” biometric authentication solution, fingerprint is the PIN. Fingerprints and IDEMIA, the world leader in trusted… Read More »

Michael Hallén Leaves Fingerprint Cards’ Board

By | November 8, 2017

November 8, 2017 Michael Hallén, member of the board, has announced that he as per today resigns from Fingerprint Cards’ board at his own request, after having notified the Chairman of the Board Jan Wäreby as per normal procedures. Michael Hallén has decided to resign due to an increasing heavy workload and changed working conditions where the operational… Read More »