Fingerprint Cards biometrics integrated with Indian access control smart card, Vivo phones
Elementik Technologies has integrated the biometric module FPC BM-Lite from Fingerprint Cards to introduce to the local Indian market a fingerprint authentication card for physical access control and logical identity management named ByteSeal to take the place of RFID cards, the company announced.
The card connects to computers or smartphones through wireless communication networks such as BLE or NFC, and can be used to access web and mobile apps. ByteSeal adds multi-layer security to identity through smart multi-finger authentication, efficient power management, and over the air firmware upgrade, according to the company’s website.
The biometric smart cards developed by Elementik Technologies work with a variety of cybersecurity applications, such as personal credential management, organizational identity and access management (IAM), and data security.
Fingerprint Cards also recently announced on Twitter that two Vivo phones, Vivo Y11 and Vivo Y19, have just been released and include the company’s biometric module. According to the company website, there are now 405 mobile device models that have integrated sensors and features from Fingerprint Cards, including Motorola RAZR, Samsung Galaxy A20S, Samsung Galaxy A10S, Japanese OEMs, Huawei Y9 Prime, Huawei Mate 30 Lite, Pixel 3A, and LG Q70.
In other company news, Swiss Corner Bank recently launched a biometric credit card featuring Fingerprint Cards’ T-Shape sensor module and software platform, bringing the total number of bank pilots FPC is involved with to 22.