Tag Archives: Fingerprint Cards

Fingerprint Cards’ Member of the Board Lars Söderfjell Taken Into Custody

By | January 23, 2017

Press releaseJanuary 23, 2017 Fingerprint Cards’ member of the board Lars Söderfjell taken into custody The Swedish Economic Crime Authority has today taken Fingerprint Cards’ member of the Board Lars Söderfjell into custody for alleged market abuse in conjunction with the company’s profit warning in December 2016. Also Johan Carlström, shareholder and former employee, has been taken into… Read More »

Jörgen Lantto Joins Zwipe’s Board of Directors

By | November 14, 2016

OSLO, NORWAY– 14 November 2016, – biometric tech company Zwipe is pleased to announce the appointment of its newest board member, Jörgen Lantto. Lantto was most recently the CEO of Fingerprint Cards AB, a Swedish high-tech company that designs and manufactures biometric system solutions. Before that he also served as the company’s CTO and head of strategy and… Read More »

Safran Identity & Security and IDEX Partner to Commercialize First Mass Deployable Biometric Smart Cards

By | November 9, 2016

Safran Identity & Security and IDEX ASA (Oslo Børs: IDEX), announce significant progress toward commercializing the world’s first ISO standard form factor smart cards with a touch fingerprint sensor. A pilot card series has successfully passed testing. his joint solution supports the strategic biometric program of a major payment program. Payment cards with a fingerprint sensor will make… Read More »

Zwipe and Hitachi High-Technologies Announce Partnership

By | June 20, 2016

 OSLO, NORWAY and TOKYO, JAPAN – 20 June 2016– Zwipe, a global leader in biometric identification technologies, and Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, Hitachi Group’s trading company (TSE: 8036, Hitachi High-Tech) –  today announced a partnership agreement. The framework agreement is outlining commitments for commercial and technical cooperation including sales and distribution rights for the full product portfolio of Zwipe’s… Read More »

FPC, Zwipe Announce Strategic Partnership in Biometric Smart Cards

By | February 23, 2016

Fingerprint Cards and Zwipe have entered into a strategic partnership, the companies have announced. It’s all about smart cards. Zwipe has developed a system integrating fingerprint scanning into a smart card form factor, and moreover one that has the capability to harvest energy from card reader terminals as it swipes via NFC. Originally designed to address the payments… Read More »

Photon Future Invests in Zwipe

By | October 15, 2015

Biometric card developer Zwipe has raised $5 million in equity funding from Photon Future Ltd., the company has announced. Photon Future is a subsidiary of Kuang-Chi Group, an investor in innovative technologies. In a statement acknowledging the investment, Zwipe CEO Kim Kristian Humborstad explained that it would help the company in “preparing to expand our global reach and… Read More »

Zwipe Banks $5M To Get Its Biometric Payment Cards To Market In Early 2016

By | October 14, 2015

Norwegian startup Zwipe, which is taking aim at payment card PIN codes and passwords with an embedded fingerprint reader technology to authenticate card payments, has closed a $5 million Series B funding round. The investment comes from Photon Future, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shenzhen-based high-tech holding group Kuang-Chi Group. The group is now Zwipe’s largest shareholder, with a 20… Read More »

MasterCard And Zwipe Unveil Credit Card With Fingerprint Scanner

By | October 18, 2014

MasterCard partnered with Zwipe to create the world’s first credit card that combines biometric authentication and contactless payment technology. Financial institution Sparebanken DIN of Norway conducted a live pilot of the Zwipe MasterCard over the last few months. For security purposes, the fingerprints of the user are stored in the Zwipe MasterCard instead of an external database. The biometric authentication technology built into the… Read More »