fingerprint sensors

Money20/20 China: Tappy Showcases Wearable Biometric Payments

Money20/20 China: Tappy Showcases Wearable Biometric Payments

“At Money20/20, Tappy is highlighting its partnerships with financial services firms such as Barclays, ICICI Bank, India’s Axis Bank, and Expresspay Card, a card issuer co-created by Bank of China and China UnionPay.” Hong Kong-based Tappy Technologies is showing off its wearable payment solutions at this week’s Money20/20 show in China. The company’s payment solutions…

Synaptics on Upswing in Latest Quarterly Report

Synaptics on Upswing in Latest Quarterly Report

Synaptics has issued its results for the quarter ended September 30th, which appear to show the company on an upswing. Net revenues for the quarter came in at $417.6 million, almost even with the $417.4 million in revenues in the same quarter last year, but up seven percent compared to the previous quarter this year.…

Societe Generale ‘Experimenting’ with IDEMIA’s Biometric Payment Card

Societe Generale ‘Experimenting’ with IDEMIA’s Biometric Payment Card

“As with other emerging biometric payment card solutions, the aim is to enhance security with biometrics while maintaining ease of use in tap-to-pay transactions, and improving convenience in contact-based transactions by eliminating the need for PIN entry.” The French bank Societe Generale is now trialing IDEMIA’s F.Code biometric payment card, the latter has announced. Featuring…

IDEX On Track for Q4 Pilots, 2019 ‘Volume Deliveries’ in Q3 Update

IDEX On Track for Q4 Pilots, 2019 ‘Volume Deliveries’ in Q3 Update

“In a statement announcing the results, IDEX emphasized its “significant progress in commercializing biometric smart cards in the third quarter,” noting that it had started shipping for its first order of biometric payment card sensors received in September…” IDEX Biometrics has issued its Q3 update for 2018, in which the company is once again emphasizing…

Suprema Sensor Used in New TazTag Devices

Suprema Sensor Used in New TazTag Devices

“We take great pride in offering BM-Slim2, the world’s slimmest fingerprint sensor of its kind, to TazTag’s new mobile devices that have been widely used in many vertical markets including telco, banking and law enforcement applications.” -Bogun Park, CEO, Suprema Suprema‘s fingerprint sensor technology has just seen integrations into three new devices from TazTag, a…

NEXT Biometrics, Infineon Announce Biometric Payment Card Reference Design

NEXT Biometrics, Infineon Announce Biometric Payment Card Reference Design

“By listening to our customers and focusing on their requirements, we’ve made it a priority to deliver the tools they need to speed the implementation and deployment of biometric smart card technology,” said Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics and Munich-based Infineon Technologies have teamed up to create a reference design for biometric payment cards,…

IDEX Biometrics Sets Date for Q3 Report

IDEX Biometrics Sets Date for Q3 Report

“The update will detail what has been an eventful quarter with respect to IDEX’s developing biometric cards business.” IDEX Biometrics has set a date for its Q3 report: It will be published on Thursday, November 8th around 7:00am CET. The company’s leadership will also host a live presentation on the results at 9:00am CET in…

NEXT Biometrics Sensors to Be Used in POS Terminals Aimed at US Market

NEXT Biometrics Sensors to Be Used in POS Terminals Aimed at US Market

 “This show of support from TYSSO is evidence of the value NEXT’s large-area fingerprint sensors are delivering to the market. We look forward to a long and successful relationship with the team at TYSSO.” – Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics Tysso, a Taiwan-based POS solutions provider, has placed an order for fingerprint sensors from NEXT Biometrics, the…

New UC3M Study Finds Lower FRR for Large-Area NEXT Biometrics Sensor

New UC3M Study Finds Lower FRR for Large-Area NEXT Biometrics Sensor

“The study involved over 500 individuals, 50,000 fingerprint scans per sensor, and hundreds of millions of fingerprint comparisons…” NEXT Biometrics is touting the results of a new study conducted by the Carlos III University of Madrid (“UC3M”) that has found the company’s fingerprint sensors perform significantly better than those of leading competitors. The study involved…

Zwipe Appoints New Head of Certification

Zwipe Appoints New Head of Certification

“Zwipe further explained that together with its partners, it is ‘now entering into the phase where dual-interface biometric payment cards can be certified based on specifications defined by the leading payment networks…’” A new Zwipe executive could prove to be a powerful agent in the company’s efforts to promote its biometric card technology. Pierre Girod,…

Honor Magic2 Bets Big on AI and 3D Face Recognition

Honor Magic2 Bets Big on AI and 3D Face Recognition

“…it’s using the front-facing camera system to enable 3D facial recognition in an authentication system that may be able to compete with Apple’s Face ID in terms of technological sophistication.” Huawei’s Honor smartphone brand has become the latest to make a big bet on artificial intelligence with its newest smartphone. Dubbed the Honor Magic2, the…

Guess Who’s Behind the Biometrics on Xiaomi’s New Gaming Smartphone

Guess Who’s Behind the Biometrics on Xiaomi’s New Gaming Smartphone

“…the smartphone’s major selling feature is its tailored support for gaming.” One of Fingerprint Cards‘ longstanding clients is once again using the company’s biometric technology in a new device: Xiaomi’s Black Shark Helo smartphone features an FPC1229 fingerprint sensor. It’s the same fingerprint sensor model used in the recent OPPO F9 and F9 Pro smartphones,…

POS Specialist Orders NEXT Biometrics Sensors for Aadhaar Solutions

POS Specialist Orders NEXT Biometrics Sensors for Aadhaar Solutions

“The use of biometric POS terminals in India is expected to grow significantly and we believe we have the right products and technologies to capture that growth moving forward.” -Sunny Sun, General Manager of International Business, Telpo NEXT Biometrics has further refined its positioning toward the Indian market with a new client specializing in Point-of-Sale…

OnePlus 6T Sports In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics

OnePlus 6T Sports In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics

Goodix is the supplier behind the in-display fingerprint sensor of OnePlus’s newest smartphone, the company has revealed. It’s the latest in a string of integration wins for the China-based sensor maker, which has quickly established itself as a leading supplier in this pioneering area of mobile biometrics. This year Goodix has seen integrations of its…

Tactilis Partnership to See NEXT Sensors Used in 2019 Biometric Card Pilot Projects

Tactilis Partnership to See NEXT Sensors Used in 2019 Biometric Card Pilot Projects

“These pilots represent new smart card applications for which our large sensors offer a unique combination of high-security and ease-of-use. We’re very pleased to see that our cooperation with Tactilis is opening new market segments that will help accelerate global adoption of biometric smart cards.” -Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics‘ fingerprint sensor technology…

IDEX Receives Another Order for Biometric Card Tech

IDEX Receives Another Order for Biometric Card Tech

“Card integrators are seeing the benefits of biometric smart cards, and the market is picking up speed. Chinese vendors are very keen to implement innovative technology, and we are proud to partner with a fast-growing company such as XH Smart Tech to drive commercialization of biometric cards.” – Stan Swearingen, CEO, IDEX Biometrics IDEX Biometrics…

Fingerprint Cards Regains Sales Growth in Q3 Update

Fingerprint Cards Regains Sales Growth in Q3 Update

Fingerprint Cards (or “Fingerprints”) has issued its interim report for the first three quarters of the year, highlighting sequential growth amid continuing difficulties in the highly saturated mobile fingerprint sensor market. For the January – September period, Fingerprints’ revenues came in at SEK 1,110.8 M, a drop of 53 percent compared to the same period…

BIO-key’s Biometric Bike Locks Come to America Thanks to Amazon

BIO-key’s Biometric Bike Locks Come to America Thanks to Amazon

“The U.S. launch of our TouchLock Bike padlock line via Amazon builds upon the excitement and sales momentum we have already initiated in Asia. We are excited to extend the reach of this product into the U.S. where we are optimistic about the sales prospects for the upcoming holiday season.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key…

NEXT Biometrics Tech Certified for Android Devices in Aadhaar

NEXT Biometrics Tech Certified for Android Devices in Aadhaar

“…with this latest certification from the UIDAI, which administrates Aadhaar, NEXT’s fingerprint sensors can be used with modules and readers in the Aadhaar ecosystem that are based on Android operating systems.” An important new certification should help to further extend the use of NEXT Biometrics technology in India’s enormous biometric national ID program: The company…

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