Tag Archives: Fingerprint Cards

NEXT Biometrics Achieves Important Milestone for Contactless Smart Card Development

By | April 25, 2018

OSLO, April 25, 2018 – NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors:NEXT), today announced it has achieved an important first step in meeting the key requirements necessary for commercialization of the company’s fingerprint sensor technology for contactless smart cards.  Earlier this month, NEXT smart card modules successfully performed biometric functions powered only by an ISO/IEC 14443 contactless reader. The testing also… Read More »

IDEMIA and JCB Trial of the First F.CODE Payment Card in Japan

By | April 18, 2018

COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As announced at the Taipei JCB World Conference, on November 2, 2017, IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, and JCB, the leading international payment network in Japan, have started the pilot of the first F.CODE Japanese payment card. “F for fingerprint”: embrace the future of payments with biometrics. F.CODE takes card payments to the next level… Read More »

Areeba, Gemalto And Zwipe Officially Launch Partnership And Announce The First Biometric Payment Card Pilot In The Middle East With Visa

By | April 15, 2018

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – 15 APRIL 2018 – Digital security world leader Gemalto and biometric technology company Zwipe have partnered with areeba, a financial and payment technology company in the Middle East and Africa, with the support of Unilux Cards, to pilot Visa’s first battery-less dual interface biometric payment card (chip- and contactless-enabled) in the Middle East. The biometric payment… Read More »

areeba introduces Gemalto’s contactless biometric payment card to the Middle East

By | April 15, 2018

• Revolutionary contact and contactless card replaces PINs with a built-in fingerprint scanner  • Biometric card will work with thousands of standard POS terminals across Lebanon  • areeba’s new initiative is a first for the MEA region  Dubai, 15 April 2018 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is supplying its Visa biometric contactless EMV bank card to… Read More »

Malaysia – More investment in new tech

By | April 6, 2018

GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia welcomes more establishment of companies which embrace elements of new technologies such as smart manufacturing, Internet-of-Things and Industry 4.0.Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) Chief Executive Officer Datuk Azman Mahmud said the significant investment by Tactilis Sdn Bhd in Bayan Lepas, for example, would create business and job opportunities for Malaysians including adopting the technology in… Read More »

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 »