Tag Archives: Fingerprint Cards

IDEX at the forefront of large-scale market opportunity for biometric cards

By | May 12, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 12 May 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions, is experiencing strong momentum towards commercialisation of its sensor solutions for cards.  On 20 April, Mastercard unveiled their next generation biometric card, featuring IDEX’s flexible off-chip fingerprint sensor.  Dr. Hemant Mardia, CEO of IDEX commented, “We are extremely pleased to be partnering with global… Read More »

Iris Corp to partner Norway’s Zwipe for biometric smartcard venture

By | April 21, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR (April 21): Trusted identification (ID) company Iris Corp Bhd will be partnering Norwegian biometrics company Zwipe to look into the potential for biometric smartcard applications in Malaysia. Iris co-founder and technical adviser Chas Yap said the two parties will look at possible ways the two companies can work together to promote the technology in Malaysia. “Iris… Read More »

IDEX fingerprint sensor in next generation biometric card

By | April 21, 2017

Oslo, 21 April 2017 – IDEX announced today that their flexible off-chip fingerprint sensor is featured in the Mastercard next generation biometric card. Dr. Hemant Mardia, CEO of IDEX, commented, “We are very pleased to be partnering with a true pioneer in the development of easy  and secure transaction environments for consumers across the world. Our partnership has… Read More »

Mastercard Reveals Credit Card With Biometric Fingerprint Scanner

By | April 20, 2017

Credit card users may soon be able to make transactions without the PIN they are expected to remember, after Mastercard revealed a credit card featuring a biometric fingerprint scanner. The company had introduced the payments card in South Africa, following successful trials with a local bank and retailer which do not require its owner to enter a four-digit… Read More »

Thumbs Up: Mastercard Unveils Next Generation Biometric Card

By | April 20, 2017

JOHANNESBURG AND PURCHASE, N.Y. – April 20, 2017 – Mastercard today unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases. South Africa is the first market to test the evolved technology, with two separate trials recently concluded with Pick n Pay, a leading supermarket retailer, and Absa… Read More »

Zwipe Unveils New Battery-less Biometric Smart Card At Seamless Asia

By | April 19, 2017

SINGAPORE – 19 April 2017, – Biometric technology company Zwipe will for the first time publicly demonstrate its dual-interface payment card in Singapore, April 19th and 20th, at Seamless Asia. The innovative payments solution is the first of its kind to fully integrate EMV compatible contact and contactless transactions.  Working with existing infrastructure the ISO and EMV compliant… Read More »

Launch of the World’s First Smart Card with Fingerprint Identification

By | April 12, 2017

The world’s first financial smart cards with fingerprint identification function have officially unveiled. Combined with Taiwan ELAN Microelectronic Corporation’s strength in chip design, Jinco Universal’s competence in manufacturing smart card, and KSID (Korea Smart ID)’s energy in system integration, to jointly introduce the South Korea Woori Bank’s brand-new fingerprint financial card. This transnational cooperation creates a new era… Read More »

Zwipe Presented its Biometric Technology at ICMA Expo

By | April 5, 2017

April 4, 2017 – Zwipe was invited to present and participate in a panel as part of the New Technology Spotlight at this year’s International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA) Expo held alongside the Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit. With the theme of this year’s show being “Adapting to the Wave of Change and Technology”, the event drew a diverse crowd… Read More »

FPC Debuts its Own Contactless Card Solution, Posts Video Demos

By | April 3, 2017

April 3, 2017 – Fingerprints Cards (FPC) has developed its own smart card that integrates its new ultra-thin fingerprint touch sensors for smart cards, FPC1300 series. Released in December, FPC1320 is designed to be used for initial evaluation while the smaller footprint of FPC1321 enables it to be seamlessly integrated into smart card designs as well as ensures a lower… Read More »

Fingerprints™ Premieres First Own Contactless Card Solution Demonstration.

By | March 31, 2017

Fingerprints™ launched the ultra-thin fingerprint touch sensors for smart cards, FPC1300 series, in December 2016.  The series includes FPC1320 and FPC1321. FPC1320 has been used for initial evaluation whereas FPC1321, with its smaller footprint is easier to integrate in smart card designs and the smaller sensor also has lower current consumption during image capture. Various customers and strategic… Read More »

Consumers Willing To Pay For A Biometric Safer Credit Card – The SmartMetric Biometric Credit Card As A New Consumer Device

By | March 30, 2017

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – March 30, 2017) – SmartMetric, Inc. (SMME) — The new SmartMetric biometric credit card with built in electronics and a powerful fingerprint reader has turned the ubiquitous credit card into a new consumer device. And in so doing has turned the credit card from being a cost commodity for Banks into a new product… Read More »

Fingerprint Cards AB Expects An Even Weaker Q1 And The Short-term Challenges To Prevail In Q2

By | March 21, 2017

Press releaseMarch 21, 2017 Fingerprint Cards AB expects an even weaker Q1 and the short-term challenges to prevail in Q2 As the short-term challenges are expected to continue in Q2, Fingerprint Cards AB cannot confirm its communicated guidance for revenues and profitability for full year 2017. The previously communicated guidance for 2017 revenues was estimated to amount to… Read More »

When Payment Cards Become Biometric

By | March 15, 2017


AUDIO INTERVIEW: Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson

By | March 7, 2017

Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson speaks to FindBiometrics at MWC 2017 about the recent Delta ID acquisition and what’s next for FPC. Last week at Mobile World Congress 2017, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill met with Christian Fredrikson, CEO, Fingerprint Cards, for an interview. MWC 2017 served as a massive stage for fingerprint biometrics innovation, and FPC was a major… Read More »

IDEX and Card Tech extend partnership to deliver a biometric card module

By | March 2, 2017

March 2, 2017 –  IDEX and Card Tech have extended their partnership to collaborate with a top-tier card integrator to deliver a biometric card module solution using IDEX’s flexible, ISO compliant off-chip fingerprint sensor and Card Tech’s electronic system expertise and patented technology for secure biometric card products. The program targets mass deployable smartcard programs in the government ID… Read More »

Continued Progress On Dual Interface Biometric Payment Card Highlight Zwipe’s Q4 Update

By | February 28, 2017

OSLO, NORWAY– 28 February 2017, –Zwipe shared 2016 fourth quarter business highlights this week as part of its investor presentation hosted by Carnegie Norway, a prominent Nordic investment bank. Zwipe has continued to make progress on testing, product expansion and market development in all three product verticals, Payment, Access Control and ID solutions. With a focus on preparing… Read More »

IDEX and Card Tech launch biometric dual interface Smartcard programme with top-tier card integrator

By | February 28, 2017

Oslo, Norway – 28 February 2017 – IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has received initial orders from Card Tech, a company focused on creating innovative and user friendly security solutions on cards. The order is for IDEX’s next generation touch fingerprint sensor, which enables secure authentication in standard contactless and contact cards. IDEX… Read More »

What is a Fingerprint Card

By | February 28, 2017

A Fingerprint Card is a smart card that embeds a fingerprint sensor and the most common implementation are standardized according the ISO/IEC 17839-1:2014 and the ISO/IEC 17839-2:2015 specifications defines two main types of cards: Type S1 – fully ISO/IEC 7810 compliant. Type S2 – card 2.5mm thick, no need to conform the ISO/IEC 7816-1 flexibility requirements, supports only ISO/IEC 14443… Read More »

Lars Söderfjell leaves Fingerprint Cards’ Board of Directors

By | January 25, 2017

Press releaseJanuary 25, 2017 Lars Söderfjell leaves Fingerprint Cards’ Board of Directors Lars Söderfjell leaves Fingerprint Cards’ Board on his own initiative, after dialogue with the Board. Fingerprint Cards’ board member Lars Söderfjell was released on Tuesday, after he was arrested on Monday alleged for unauthorized disclosure of inside information in conjunction with Fingerprint Cards’ profit warning in… Read More »