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SmartMetric Adds Liveness Detection to Biometric Card Solution

SmartMetric Adds Liveness Detection to Biometric Card Solution

SmartMetric has announced an important technological enhancement of its biometric card technology: Its fingerprint scanning system now features liveness detection. In announcing the development, SmartMetric did not outline the mechanism underlying its new liveness detection system, saying only that its card solution now has “additional sensing functions that are used to validate the liveness of…

Smartmetric to Launch Biometric Card in September

Smartmetric to Launch Biometric Card in September

“Like other emerging biometric card solutions, Smartmetric’s features an embedded fingerprint sensor that can be used to authenticate the cardholder during transactions.” Smartmetric will launch its biometric card solution in September, the company has announced. The news comes just a couple of weeks after SmartMetric announced a technological enhancement that would improve its production process,…

Argentina-Based Card Manufacturer Becomes SmartMetric Distribution Partner

Argentina-Based Card Manufacturer Becomes SmartMetric Distribution Partner

“News of the partnership comes soon after SmartMetric’s announcement of a “breakthrough” in its technology pertaining to the heat resistance of its biometric card’s rechargeable battery.” SmartMetric has a new distribution partner for its biometric card solution: GPC, for ‘General Plastic Corp’, an Argentina-based plastic card manufacturer. Announcing the sales and distribution agreement in a…

SmartMetric Improves Biometric Card Production Process

SmartMetric Improves Biometric Card Production Process

SmartMetric has announced a “breakthrough” in technology pertaining to its biometric smart card solution. The company says it has attained a 100 percent increase in the heat resistance of the rechargeable battery powering its card solution. That, in turn, allows for improvements in the production process: Whereas the company has so far needed to use…

SmartMetric Adapts Biometric Card Tech for Medical Records

SmartMetric Adapts Biometric Card Tech for Medical Records

“…like SmartMetric’s payment card solution, the product features an embedded fingerprint scanner, which will authorize only the cardholder to access the card’s data.” SmartMetric has found another application of its biometric smart card technology, announcing a card designed to hold the user’s medical information, and to be accessed only with their fingerprint. The solution is…

SmartMetric Puts Biometric Card Into Production

SmartMetric Puts Biometric Card Into Production

“News of the card’s production comes after SmartMetric’s announcement in May that it had won a contract to provide biometric access control cards, based on the same technology, to an academic institution through distribution partner Grupo Datco.” SmartMetric‘s biometric card solution is now in production, the company has announced. Like other emerging solutions in the…

New Distribution Partner Stokes Excitement Over SmartMetric Biometric Card

New Distribution Partner Stokes Excitement Over SmartMetric Biometric Card

A new partnership is helping to drum up interest in SmartMetric’s biometric card solution, with the company announcing that Grupo Datco has won a contract with an academic institution that will use the card as an access control solution on campus. In a statement, SmartMetric did not name its new client, referring to it only…

SmartMetric Gets Visa/Mastercard-Certified Distributor for Biometric Card Solution

SmartMetric Gets Visa/Mastercard-Certified Distributor for Biometric Card Solution

“There is a sense of growing anticipation around biometric payment cards, with Mastercard having led pioneering trials last year and Visa now conducting its own pilot projects in Europe and the US.” SmartMetric has found another distributor for its biometric smart card solution: The company has announced that Hogier Gartner CIA will take on this…

EMV Market Grows Along with Potential for Biometric Card Adoption: SmartMetric

EMV Market Grows Along with Potential for Biometric Card Adoption: SmartMetric

The global global market for EMV chip cards is growing, and with it the market potential for SmartMetric‘s biometric payment card solution, suggests a new statement from the company. Citing “industry official figures”, SmartMetric says that over 6 billion EMV chip cards have now been issued by banks and credit card companies around the world.…