smart cards

IDEMIA’s F-Code Solution To Use FPC’s T-Shape Fingerprint Sensor Module

IDEMIA’s F-Code Solution To Use FPC’s T-Shape Fingerprint Sensor Module

“For FPC, the partnership represents the latest major step into the emerging biometric payment cards market after the company joined two major payments industry alliances and announced a new partnership with NXP Semiconductors last month.” Fingerprint Cards has teamed up with IDEMIA to collaborate on biometric payment cards. The companies have announced that IDEMIA’s F-Code…

IDEX Aims to Capture Biometric Smart Cards Excitement at TRUSTECH 2017

IDEX Aims to Capture Biometric Smart Cards Excitement at TRUSTECH 2017

IDEX is getting ready to join the fray at next week’s TRUSTECH 2017 event, where the company’s executives will showcase its biometric smart card technology. The company has been busy raising its profile in this emerging market, with CEO Hemant Mardia having recently delivered a presentation at a sold-out seminar on ‘Biometrics in Banking and…

G4S Canada Incorporates Zwipe Access Into Solutions Portfolio

G4S Canada Incorporates Zwipe Access Into Solutions Portfolio

G4S Canada has partnered with Zwipe to offer its customers Zwipe Access, the latter’s biometric card reader solution for access control. In a statement announcing the integration of Zwipe Access into the G4S portfolio, G4S Chief Business Development Officer Tim Saunders emphasized the ease of integration with Zwipe Access, since the solution operates independent of…

Financial Biometrics Month 2017: Four Ways To Pay With Biometrics

Financial Biometrics Month 2017: Four Ways To Pay With Biometrics

In less than five years consumers have gone from no-bio to full-bio when it comes to ways to pay for goods and services. The advent of the mobile wallet, signaled by the launch of Apple Pay in 2014, introduced average users to the secure and convenient concept of biometrics payments, and since then the options…

NEXT Biometrics Corporate Update Predicts Positive Gross Margin in Q1 of 2018

NEXT Biometrics Corporate Update Predicts Positive Gross Margin in Q1 of 2018

NEXT Biometrics has issued its corporate update for the third quarter of 2017. The company saw revenues of NOK 25.4 million for the quarter, down from revenues of NOK 28.4 million in Q3 of 2016, but up slightly from revenues of NOK 24 million in Q2 of this year. The company’s net loss for the…

Chatsworth Products Integrates Zwipe Access Into Data Center Security Portfolio

Chatsworth Products Integrates Zwipe Access Into Data Center Security Portfolio

Chatsworth Products (‘CPI’), a provider of security solutions for IT infrastructure, is integrating Zwipe‘s biometric access control card into its portfolio. The development means that CPI customers will be able to leverage biometric authentication via Zwipe Access cards, enabling authorized individuals to access secure areas with a simple fingerprint scan at a card reader. The…

Biometric Payment Cards Play Major Role in IDEX Investor Update

Biometric Payment Cards Play Major Role in IDEX Investor Update

IDEX hosted its Investor Update this morning in Oslo, and as anticipated, the firm placed a strong focus on the enormous potential it sees in biometric payment cards. In its presentation, the company drew a line between what it called the ‘first wave’ of biometric adoption and the ‘second wave’ that’s about to start. The…

Financial Biometrics Month: The Fingerprint-Powered Comeback of Plastic Payments

Financial Biometrics Month: The Fingerprint-Powered Comeback of Plastic Payments

After the mobile wallet boom, it looked like biometrics were going to kill the credit card via the mobile wallet. By collecting all of a user’s accounts into a single device, protecting the data with biometrics, and adding the contactless convenience of NFC or MST technology – the latter which enabled tap-style convenience even on…

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…

IDEX to Offer ‘Investor Update’ on Nov. 9

IDEX to Offer ‘Investor Update’ on Nov. 9

IDEX will host an ‘Investor Update’ on November 9th, the company has announced. In a statement, the company indicated that the event will tackle highlights from last week’s ‘Capital Markets Day’, and that it will also go over “strategy, technology, market opportunities and outlook,” and “a Q&A session.” The Investor Update’s announcement comes on the heels…

IDEX Bets Big On Smart Cards and In-Display Sensors

IDEX Bets Big On Smart Cards and In-Display Sensors

IDEX’s revenues are down in its Q3 report, but the company expects a big pay-off from its biometric smart card activities. A Costly Year So Far The revenues amount to NOK 3.5 million for the quarter, compared to NOK 8.4 million in Q3 of 2016. Likewise, revenues for the first nine months of 2017 were…

NEXT Biometrics Exec Speaks at APAC Smart Card Conference

NEXT Biometrics Exec Speaks at APAC Smart Card Conference

NEXT Biometrics is promoting its biometric smart cards technology at this week’s Asia Pacific SmartCard Association (APSCA) Powered and Next-Generation Cards Conference & Exhibition, the company has announced. The event is pretty much what its title implies: An opportunity for stakeholders in the payment and smart card ecosystem to convene to discuss new technologies for…

In-Display Fingerprint Sensors, Iris Scanning Solution Among FPC Technology Update Bombshells

In-Display Fingerprint Sensors, Iris Scanning Solution Among FPC Technology Update Bombshells

Fingerprint Cards held a ‘Technology Update’ today in which the company outlined several major new developments. Addressing a topic that has seen a rising amount of buzz across the biometrics industry, the company asserted that its smart card technology “is attracting considerable and growing interest,” adding that the smart cards market is now moving “into…

FPC and NXP Semiconductors Work Together on Biometric Payment Cards

FPC and NXP Semiconductors Work Together on Biometric Payment Cards

Fingerprint Cards and NXP Semiconductors are working together on contactless, biometric payment cards, the companies have announced. The collaboration will revolve around combining NXP’s Secure Elements technology with FPC’s biometric fingerprint sensor technology. The resulting technology will enable secure, on-card fingerprint authentication, with no need for an embedded battery; and the biometric payment cards will…

‘Powered Payment Cards’ Are About To Boom

‘Powered Payment Cards’ Are About To Boom

The market for ‘powered payment cards’ is on the cusp of a boom, according to a new report from ABI Research. It’s the firm’s term for new payment card solutions like biometric payment cards and cards featuring dynamic code verification (DCV). According to ABI Research, 260,000 of these kinds of payment cards are expected to…

IDEX Becomes Registered EMVCo Vendor

IDEX Becomes Registered EMVCo Vendor

IDEX has been approved as an EMVCo vendor, the company has announced. The approval comes just ahead of the company’s Capital Markets Day scheduled for November 2nd, which will revolve largely around the company’s escalating efforts to create biometric sensor technology for smart cards. In a statement, the company asserted that its approval as a…

INTERVIEW: Thomas Rex, SVP, Fingerprint Cards at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

Many of the biggest names in the biometrics industry have converged in Las Vegas this week for Money20/20, not the least of which is Fingerprint Cards. The company has established itself as one of the biggest suppliers of fingerprint sensors for the mobile industry, and has reported an almost constant stream of smartphone integrations over…

IDEX Offers Further Details on Capital Markets Day

IDEX Offers Further Details on Capital Markets Day

IDEX is offering more details of its upcoming Capital Markets Day, and is already previewing the presentation it will make to attendees. IDEX will highlight its biometric sensor technology for smart cards to the assembled crowd. In a statement, the company asserts that the biometric smart card market “is now on the cusp of commercialization,”…

IDEX & Strategic Partner To Aggressively Continue Biometric Smart Card Development

IDEX & Strategic Partner To Aggressively Continue Biometric Smart Card Development

“Commenting on the agreement, IDEX CEO Hemant Mardia said, ‘We are really pleased that a key partner has made this strong commitment to our technology vision and product roadmap’…” IDEX and a strategic partner are doubling down on their commitment to biometric payment cards. The company has announced that it has entered into an agreement entailing…

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