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Zwipe, Silone CardTech partner to offer biometric payment cards in China

 

Zwipe and Silone CardTech today announced a partnership to launch battery-less dual-interface biometric payment cards for banks and loyalty programs in China.

Silone CardTech is a VISA, Mastercard, China UnionPay and JCB certified card manufacturer based in Shenzhen, China and specializes in the development, design, manufacturing and sale of high quality contactless, contact and dual-interface smart cards, as well as manufacturing and design of production and testing equipment for the smart card industry. Its customer base includes some of the largest banks and loyalty programs in China.

According to the announcement, Silone has already received interest from customers for biometric payment cards and expects pilots to begin in the coming months.

“We are happy to add Silone as a trusted manufacturer to our growing list of partners as banks in the region and the world are demanding the convenience and security that our unique technology enables,” said André Løvestam, CEO of Zwipe.

Silone CardTech will be presenting its battery-less dual interface biometric payment card at Trustech in Cannes this November.

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