Zwipe has released a report on biometric authentication solutions for payments. The report is based upon market research features interviews with 15 leading international experts from academia, financial institutions and solution providers. Zwipe is a Norwegian-based biometric technology firm that is focused on developing and commercializing secure, fast and easy-to-use biometric authentication solutions in three key areas: payments, access control and identification. Zwipe’s report, targeted at industry players, aims to highlight developments in payment biometrics, specifically focused on trends driving
Zwipe has completed a $4.3 million private placement of new shares to existing and new investors. “We are pleased that our value proposition – easy, secure and fast authentication – is acknowledged by both our investors and partners, as demonstrated by this capital raise as well as the progress we see in all our verticals,” said Kim Humborstad, Zwipe CEO. The biometrics technology company has commercialized two products, Access and ID cards which, according to a company statement, have near-term
Canadian security solutions firm G4S has partnered with Zwipe to offer its customers the latest in biometric access control solutions. Zwipe Access is a fingerprint-activated contactless credential that works with existing 125kHz or 13.56MHz infrastructure. Only after activation by a fingerprint scan will the card allow communication with a reader, combining the security of biometric authentication with the speed and convenience of contactless credentials. Only the rightful owner of the card can use it, and the fingerprint data cannot be
Chatsworth Products (CPI) has partnered with Zwipe on a highly secure, easy-to-deploy, dual-factor biometric access control system for data center cabinets using Zwipe Access Cards and CPI Electronic Access Control (EAC) Solutions. Zwipe Access offers contactless, biometric authentication in a fingerprint-activated card. By touching the sensor on the card, the card owner verifies their identity, and the positive fingerprint authentication allows the card to communicate with the reader. The fingerprint data is registered and securely encrypted and stored on the
Zwipe has made the first shipment of its contactless biometric payment card technology for use in commercial pilots by card manufacturers and banks. Zwipe’s contactless payment card is capable of operating without the need for a battery or fixed power supply. Standard point of sale terminals provide the power to operate the biometric payment card. According to a company statement, Zwipe’s card manufacturing partners represent over 40% of the global smart card market, per volume shipped per the Nilson Report.
Zwipe is well represented this week at ASIS 2017, taking place in Dallas, Texas. With more than 22,000 attendees, ASIS is regarded as one of the world’s premier security events, and a key showcase for Zwipe’s partner network in North America. Zwipe partners at ASIS 2017 include Identisys, Identiv, Inc., Allegion, E-line by Dirak and TZ. “ASIS 2017 is an excellent venue for us to work alongside our partners who will be taking the lead in promoting Zwipe Access
Identiv, Inc. has partnered with Zwipe to deliver access control card formatting services. Under the agreement terms, Identiv’s U.S.-based card service bureau is programming the radio frequency identification (RFID) chips in Zwipe’s line of biometric credential solutions. The line of solutions will provide all physical access control system (PACS) formats from Identiv’s portfolio. Identiv will exhibit samples of Zwipe’s biometric cards at ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), held on September 26 – 28 in Dallas, Texas.
Nexus Group and Zwipe have signed a distribution agreement whereby Nexus is now selling Zwipe’s biometric access smartcards via the online portal Nexus GO Cards as a Service. “We already offer a very wide range of card technologies, and we are excited to announce that you now also can get biometric cards with an integrated fingerprint sensor on your access cards,” said Jon Land, managing director for Norway at Nexus. Using Zwipe’s biometric access card, the user completes the identity verification
Zwipe announced that Rose Bruford College, London’s International Drama School of Theatre & Performance has selected Zwipe Access to meet the school’s security needs for students and staff. The deployment of the company’s biometric access control solution was secured by Kodit Security, Zwipe’s distribution partner and systems integrator in the United Kingdom. “The reason we chose Zwipe Access for our educational institution is that it is such a cost effective migration to biometric access control which fits in perfectly with
Zwipe has secured two new orders for its biometric payment solution, the first from an undisclosed customer in Asia and the second from a global tier-1 card manufacturer. These customers are expected to deploy cards with Zwipe’s biometric payment solution in Q3 and Q4 in Europe and Asia. The solution consists of an electronic inlay embedded into existing payment cards. The inlay integrates an off-the-shelf fingerprint sensor with Zwipe’s biometric engine and power harvesting technology to allow the authorized user