Ingenico deploys fingerprint payment system to Carvajal Tecnología Servicios

October 25, 2013 - 

Ingenico and Carvajal Tecnologia y Servicios have announced a partnership for the deployment of Igenico’s biometric solution in Colombia and the Dominican Republic.

Specifically, Ingenico’s iWB 220 biometric payment devices will be used as a part of a government project to bring financial support to low-income families.

According to the company, the iWB 220 is based on fingerprint biometrics and complies with FBI image quality specifications. In addition to a fingerprint scanner, the iWB 220 also includes an embedded magstripe and chip & PIN reader. ‘

We are proud to contribute to the success of these financial projects that have been ramping up in Latin America over the last months,” Marcus Vendruscolo, Marketing Director for Ingenico Latin America said. “Ingenico’s state-of-the-art Biometric Solution [ensures] the highest quality of authentication solutions that are required in various projects such as branchless banking, micro-financing, law enforcement or ID control.”

Reported previously, Ingenico launched its iWB series of fingerprint payment solutions earlier this year, in April, 2013.

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