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IDEX Reports ‘Massive Interest’ in Biometric Smart Cards at Trustech

IDEX Reports ‘Massive Interest’ in Biometric Smart Cards at Trustech

“And beyond Trustech, other companies have been hard at work on their own such offerings…” Trustech 2016 has just wrapped up, and IDEX is reporting considerable success in its efforts to showcase its biometric smart card technology at the event. In a statement from the company, CEO Hemant Mardia says IDEX “received massive interest from…

IDEX Receives Repeat Sensor Order From Taiwan-based Mobile Customer

IDEX Receives Repeat Sensor Order From Taiwan-based Mobile Customer

IDEX is celebrating another technology integration with a repeat customer. A Taiwan-based mobile OEM has incorporated the company’s Cardinal Q sensor into a new device. In a statement announcing the integration, IDEX again declined to name the client, but said that it had received multiple orders from this same company earlier this year. IDEX Worldwide…

Smart Cards Emerging as Key Topic at Trustech 2016

Smart Cards Emerging as Key Topic at Trustech 2016

The Trustech 2016 expo is next week, and biometric smart cards are emerging as a potential standout topic during the event. Earlier this week, NEXT Biometrics announced plans to show off its flexible biometric smart card technology at the digital security event, and it was only a couple of days later that IDEX followed suit…

Flexible Fingerprint Sensors to Take Focus at Trustech

Flexible Fingerprint Sensors to Take Focus at Trustech

IDEX is going to show off its flexible fingerprint sensor technology for smart cards at next week’s Trustech 2016 expo in Cannes. It’s technology that IDEX has been pursuing together with Safran Identity & Security, with IDEX offering up the biometric sensors while Safran provides the card technology. At Trustech, it will be demonstrated in an…

Safran, IDEX Making ‘Significant Progress’ on Biometric Smart Card

Safran, IDEX Making ‘Significant Progress’ on Biometric Smart Card

Safran Identity & Security and IDEX have teamed up to produce biometric smart cards. In a statement announcing their partnership, the companies asserted that they’re making “significant progress” toward producing the world’s first ISO standard smart card with an embedded fingerprint sensor. Safran is handling the manufacturing and biometric software of the cards, while IDEX…

IDEX Appoints Investor Relations Head Amid ‘Increasing Interest’ from Financial Market

IDEX Appoints Investor Relations Head Amid ‘Increasing Interest’ from Financial Market

IDEX has appointed a new Director of Investor Relations and Communications. Charlotte Knudsen joins the company from a previous stint as Norway-based Electromagnetic Geoservices’ Head of IR. She also held a corporate communications position at Crux Communications, and was a Hugin’s Business Manager before that. In a statement announcing Knudsen’s appointment, IDEX CEO Dr. Hemant…

IDEX Shipping Eagle Sensors to BIO-key, Other Clients

IDEX Shipping Eagle Sensors to BIO-key, Other Clients

IDEX has started shipping its Eagle fingerprint sensors to three clients. In a statement announcing the shipments, the company said the polymer sensors had been ordered for use in BIO-key’s SideTouch USB fingerprint scanner, and for a biometric door lock and “an encrypted storage solution” from two Asia-based clients. IDEX CEO Dr. Hemant Mardia characterized…

IDEX Announces Another Design Win For Cardinal Fingerprint Sensor

IDEX Announces Another Design Win For Cardinal Fingerprint Sensor

“While IDEX has not named the client in question, it says it’s a repeat client with which IDEX won multiple design wins this past summer.” IDEX has announced another design win involving its Cardinal fingerprint sensor, which has been selected by “a major Asian smartphone customer”, according to a statement from the company. While IDEX has…

LG Returns to IDEX for New Stylo Phone’s Sensor

LG Returns to IDEX for New Stylo Phone’s Sensor

A new LG smartphone is taking advantage of biometric technology from IDEX. The LG Stylo 2 V features the company’s Cardinal Q fingerprint sensor. It’s a sequel device to the Stylus 2 Plus smartphone announced this past summer, which also featured a Cardinal Q sensor. In a statement announcing the latest integration, the company noted…

New IDEX Client Chooses Cardinal Fingerprint Sensor For Smartphone

New IDEX Client Chooses Cardinal Fingerprint Sensor For Smartphone

IDEX has a new customer. The company has announced that an unnamed, China-based OEM has opted to use its Cardinal fingerprint sensor in a new mobile device expected to enter mass production in the first half of next year. In a statement announcing the new deal, IDEX sales SVP Yang Chiah Yee said the client…

IDEX Scores Another Tier-One Design Win

IDEX Scores Another Tier-One Design Win

IDEX has announced another design win with “a tier-one smartphone customer”. The new deal will see IDEX’s Cardinal fingerprint sensor integrated into a forthcoming mobile device. It’s the second major design win for the company since LG’s integration of its Cardinal Q sensor into its Stylus 2 Plus smartphone, announced at the start of June. That…

New LG Smartphone Features IDEX Sensor

New LG Smartphone Features IDEX Sensor

IDEX is celebrating a major new integration of one of its fingerprint sensors. The company’s Cardinal Q is powering the fingerprint biometric scanning of LG’s new Stylus 2 Plus smartphone. LG is, of course, a major name in consumer electronics, and as such the integration is a big win for Norway-based IDEX. Commenting in a…

SideTouch USB Sensor Solution Compatible With Windows, Android

SideTouch USB Sensor Solution Compatible With Windows, Android

Biometric authentication solutions provider BIO-key has launched a new USB fingerprint reader for Windows and Android. Called SideTouch, the device combines Eagle off-chip sensor technology from IDEX with BIO-key’s own Windows Biometric Framework (WBF) biometric system. SideTouch is the latest BIO-key product to benefit from the company’s status as Microsoft’s biometric technology partner for Windows…

IDEX Showcases Range of Fingerprint Sensor Products at CES

IDEX Showcases Range of Fingerprint Sensor Products at CES

“At CES, IDEX has also been keen to highlight its off-chip sensor solution, which has already been embraced by Wide Touch Technology Holding Ltd. via an order placed last September.” IDEX ASA has been busy at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. The company is demonstrating its full range of fingerprint sensor technology at the event, and…

IDEX Extolls ‘Excellent Progress’ in Latest Trials and Partnerships

IDEX Extolls ‘Excellent Progress’ in Latest Trials and Partnerships

IDEX ASA is making significant progress in getting its next generation of fingerprint touch sensors to market, the company says. In a new press release, the company asserts that trials with “several leading mobile OEMs” are wrapping up, and that those clients are now starting to go ahead with “on site integration to commence with…

IDEX CEO to Speak at Biometrics and Banking Conference

IDEX CEO to Speak at Biometrics and Banking Conference

IDEX ASA‘s CEO, Dr. Hemant Mardia, has been invited to speak at the Biometrics and Banking Conference in London, the company has announced. The conference is hosted by the European Association for Biometrics (EAB), a non-profit whose goal is to work with the governments, citizens and the industry to help advance the use of biometric technologies…

News Roundup: A Week Of Innovation

News Roundup: A Week Of Innovation

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued our month long examination of Invisible Biometrics while the industry news was diverse and exciting. Headlines about the FBI’s NGI program, international government deployments, finance and major biometric innovations highlighted just how dynamic the biometrics industry has become. Here is a look back on the week’s top stories: Invisibility…

Nok Nok Labs and IDEX Partner, Integrate

Nok Nok Labs and IDEX Partner, Integrate

Fingerprint sensor developer IDEX ASA is teaming up with authentication solutions provider Nok Nok Labs to integrate its newest sensor technology into the latter’s S3 Authentication Suite, the companies have announced. Nok Nok Labs, a co-founder of the FIDO Alliance, is a leader in authentication security, particular with respect to its flagship S3 Authentication Suite,…

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