Tag Archives: Zwipe

Zwipe and Allcard Inc. announce battery-less biometric payment card partnership

By | November 15, 2018

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – 15 NOVEMBER 2018 – Biometric technology company, Zwipe along with the leading payment card manufacturer in the Philippines, Allcard Inc., have partnered to launch battery-less dual-interface biometric payment cards with customers in the region. Allcard is the only end-to-end card solutions provider in the Philippines with a wholly-owned local card production facility and is also a Mastercard and… Read More »

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 »

Zwipe announces major technological achievement – reducing card power consumption by 70%

By | November 7, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – November 7, 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe is proud to announce that it has achieved a 70% reduction in power consumption as compared to its already market leading power harvesting, dual interface biometric payment card offering while simultaneously reducing cost. Speaking on this latest development, André Løvestam, CEO at Zwipe said “minimized power consumption, optimized processing capabilities… Read More »

Zwipe continues to strengthen organization in lead-up to mass market of biometric payment cards

By | November 6, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – November 6, 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe is pleased to announce that Marcio Stervid has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Payments leading a recently re-organized business unit that will now include commercial, business development, product management and marketing functions. Commenting on this latest development André Løvestam, CEO of Zwipe said “To synchronize our commercial… Read More »

Zwipe showcases innovative fingerprint enrolment solutions for planned mass market deployment of biometric payment cards

By | November 5, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – November 5, 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe introduces a comprehensive range of white label fingerprint enrolment solutions for biometric payment cards, developed and designed for use by banks and issuers. The proprietary solutions include a secure at-home biometric payment card enrolment kit that fits inside an envelope and a software suite designed for banks to use in… Read More »

Zwipe strengthens team in lead-up to product certification

By | October 26, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – October 26, 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe appoints Pierre Girod as Head of Certification.   Prior to joining Zwipe, Mr. Girod spent more than ten years at Mastercard, leading card and terminal testing and certification efforts. He served as Head of Labs Accreditation, served on the EMVCo Terminal Approval Working Group and was a key contributor in… Read More »

Zwipe and Tappy Technologies launch biometric enabled wearables payment partnership and licensing agreement

By | October 22, 2018

LAS VEGAS, USA – October 22, 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe and pioneering wearables technology company Tappy Technologies are proud to announce their partnership to jointly develop and launch biometric enabled wearable payment, access and digital authentication devices. With this agreement Tappy Technologies will be licensing Zwipe’s core intellectual property, enabling biometric authentication in a range of… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition Q4 2018

By | October 16, 2018

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards updated to October 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 reflect the official… Read More »

Zwipe appoints Marcio Stervid as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Alliances

By | September 6, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – 06 SEPTEMBER 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its commercial team with the appointment of Marcio Stervid as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Alliances. Mr. Stervid will drive transformational sales globally through new partners and strategic alliances facilitating and promoting Zwipe’s solutions through direct and indirect channels.   Mr. Stervid… Read More »

Zwipe & Silone CardTech Announce Partnership

By | August 28, 2018

SHENZHEN, CHINA – 28 AUGUST 2018 – Biometric technology company Zwipe and Silone CardTech, a VISA, Mastercard, China UnionPay and JCB certified card manufacturer based in Shenzhen, China have announced a partnership to launch battery-less dual interface biometric payment cards with banks and loyalty programs in China. Commenting on the partnership, CEO of Silone CardTech, William Ju said “We thoroughly evaluated… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition July 2018

By | July 19, 2018

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards updated to July 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 reflect the official… Read More »

Research: The Rise of Biometric Cards – Edition June 2018

By | June 13, 2018

This is a research about Biometric Smart Cards updated to June 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 reflect the official… Read More »

Zwipe Strengthens Its Board Of Directors

By | May 24, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – 24 May 2018, at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Zwipe AS held May 22 2018, Jörgen Lantto was elected as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors, replacing Clas Thelin. In addition, Kim Humborstad, Dorian Barak, Francis van den Bosch, Johan Biehl and Dennis Jones were elected as new board members. Dorian Barak… 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 »

André løvestam appointed new chief executive officer, founder becomes new chief growth officer

By | February 27, 2018

OSLO, NORWAY – 27 February 2018, Biometric technology company Zwipe’s Board of Directors has appointed André Løvestam (born 1966) as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will replace founder and CEO Kim Humborstad from 1 March 2018. André Løvestam has a strong career comprising several CEO and other executive positions at publicly listed Nordic ICT and… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »