Tag Archives: italy

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 »

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 »

Card Tech’s dual interface energy harvesting biometric smart card enters final development phase and is powered by latest generation sensor from Fingerprints

By | May 25, 2018

Card Tech, the biometric integration company pioneer of the biometric smart card, announces entering into a technical cooperation agreement with Swedish biometric company Fingerprints Card Tech announces plan to bring the dual interface version of the biometric smart card to the financial markets. This new product, developed on parallel with the Contact Only version of the Biometric Smart… Read More »

Italian IPZS publishes clarification about alleged malfunction of 350.000 CIE Cards

By | May 22, 2018

The Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato (IPZS) that is the Italian Government Office and Mint on May 20, 2018 have issued a press release on the alleged malfunction of about 350.000 eID Cards, locally known as CIE (Carta d’Identità Elettronica) reported by the Rome-based newspaper Il Messaggero. The article, published on the May 20 2018 edition of… Read More »

A visit to Card Tech, the Italian company on the forefront of Biometric Smart Card development

By | November 13, 2017

On a cloudy day of Autumn, I found myself in a car riding through an industrial area at the southern border of the city of Udine, the historical capital of Friuli, in the northeastern Italy. The car stopped at the gate of Friuli Innovazione a Science and Technology Park hosting innovative start-ups, industrial research spin offs and research… Read More »

ICMA CardTrex Europe

By | October 5, 2017

ABOUT CARDTREX EUROPE ICMA is excited host our second CardTREX Europe event, a regional journey for card education. Formerly known as the ICMA EuroForum, CardTREX Europe will offer enhanced education and networking. As the industry continues to evolve with new and emerging technologies, rising markets and more, each company and individual is faced with evaluating their strategy for… Read More »

Antonio D’Albore speaking on Biometric Cards at ICMA CardTrex Europe

By | August 30, 2017

I’m pleased to announce that I will be speaking at ICMA’s upcoming CardTREX Europe event. CardTREX Europe is taking place 5-6 October in Milan, Italy and will be featuring great educational sessions, networking and a facility tour of Bilcare Research. Below are a few highlights. I thought you may be interested in attending this event.    Card focused… Read More »