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JCB’s Biometric Cards Score Two CEPI Awards

JCB’s Biometric Cards Score Two CEPI Awards

“Our F.CODE solution is recognized as a reliable security system based on biometrics.” JCB’s biometric cards received two prizes during the Cards and Electronic Payments International Asia (CEPI) Summit and Awards, taking home Best Security Initiative and Best NFC Security Initiative at the 5th annual conference at the end of 2018. The cards are based…

JCB Now Supports Apple Pay in Taiwan

JCB Now Supports Apple Pay in Taiwan

“The move comes soon after JCB enabled Google Pay in its home country, reflecting the company’s growing interest in novel payment technologies.” Japanese credit card company JCB is now supporting Apple Pay in Taiwan, the company has announced. JCB’s support in Taiwan comes in partnership with E.SUN Bank and Union Bank of Taiwan, with Taiwan…

Pilot of IDEMIA-FPC Biometric Payment Card Gets Underway in Japan

Pilot of IDEMIA-FPC Biometric Payment Card Gets Underway in Japan

“…IDEMIA’s F-Code revolves around fingerprint authentication. It features an embedded Fingerprint Cards sensor, designed to confirm users’ identities as they process a transaction, replacing the PIN-based security of contemporary chip cards.” The first major pilot of biometric payment card solution from IDEMIA and Fingerprint Cards is now getting underway. The project was first announced last…

Japanese Credit Card Firm To Trial Palm Biometrics Authentication

Japanese Credit Card Firm To Trial Palm Biometrics Authentication

JCB will trial an authentication system based on palm biometrics, the Tokyo-based credit card company has announced. The trial will revolve around biometric technology provided by Universal Robot (UR). UR’s solution is designed to assess both palm print and palm vein patterns, and UR says it offers a false acceptance rate of one in 100…

The F-Code Biometric Credit Card is Coming to Japan

The F-Code Biometric Credit Card is Coming to Japan

“The F-Code solution is an otherwise normal payment card that features a built-in fingerprint sensor, which is used to authenticate a user at the time of a transaction, effectively replacing the need for a PIN.” With excitement over biometric payment cards now firmly beyond the boiling point, one of the first major deployments might be…

JCB Introduces Palm Vein Payments

JCB Introduces Palm Vein Payments

Japan-based payment card company JCB is testing out a palm vein authentication system for payments. Having already conducted an in-house trial involving hundreds of employees this summer, the company is now preparing a public trial at the JCB World Conference this month. The system has been developed in collaboration with Fujitsu, a company that has…