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Gemalto (AKA Thales Digital Identity) is the global leader in digital security. From secure software to biometrics and encryption, our technologies and services enable businesses and governments to authenticate identities and protect data so they stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, the cloud and in between.

Gemalto Biometrics News


Gemalto now known as Thales Digital Identity and Security with acquisition completed

Thales has completed the €4.8 billion acquisition of Gemalto, forming a global security giant to offer biometrics and other digital…

Mar 27, 2019

Airport biometrics trials expand on three continents

Trials of new biometric systems are launching and continuing at several airports around the world, as airports and airlines seek…

Mar 11, 2019

Gemalto acquires Green Bit to integrate fingerprint scanners with business unit

Gemalto has acquired Green Bit to offer its biometric scanners as part of complete automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS) offerings,…

Mar 11, 2019

Gemalto contactless biometric payment cards selected for NatWest UK pilot

NatWest (National Westminster Bank) will be piloting biometric payment cards supplied by Gemalto in an upcoming trial. NatWest is a…

Feb 25, 2019

Gemalto launches biometric trusted ID platform for mobile operators

Gemalto has launched an orchestration tool it bills as a one-stop services platform for providing the capture, verification, and authentication…

Feb 21, 2019

Fingerprint Cards sensors and software to power Gemalto dual-interface biometric payment cards

With the race on to bring biometric payment cards to mass market, Fingerprint Cards has announced a partnership with Gemalto…

Feb 18, 2019

Gemalto operating profit rises on identity segment gains

Gemalto earnings increased by 3 percent on a constant currency basis for the full fiscal 2018 year, with double-digit revenue…

Feb 12, 2019

Biometric payment cards’ path to mass market

There is a general consensus among fingerprint sensor providers and other stakeholders that millions of payment cards will be secured…

Feb 11, 2019

Ugandan police deploy Gemalto tech for rapid capture of suspects’ biometric data

Gemalto announced today it is supplying the Uganda Police Force with its Cogent Automated Biometric Identification System (CABIS) and LiveScan…

Jan 16, 2019

Breakthrough year ahead for biometric payment cards: industry insights and predictions

After a series of breakthroughs in fingerprint sensor manufacturing, new architectures such as system-on-chip (SOC), and power harvesting in recent…

Jan 14, 2019

Gemalto wins contract for biometric border management system in Uganda

The Ugandan Government has awarded Gemalto and its local partner SCINTL a contract to supply a biometric Border Management System…

Dec 20, 2018

Gemalto contactless biometric payment cards piloted by Italian bank

Italy’s largest banking group Intesa Sanpaolo will pilot Mastercard biometric contactless payment cards supplied by Gemalto in the first European…

Dec 13, 2018

European Commission conditionally approves Thales acquisition of Gemalto

The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Gemalto by Thales under the EU Merger Regulation, on condition that Thales…

Dec 6, 2018

Gemalto tech being piloted in biometric boarding trial at LAX

Gemalto today announced a biometric boarding pilot with American Airlines at Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The…

Nov 30, 2018

Zwipe reveals Middle East biometric card trials, hires smartcard industry expert

Zwipe announced that ten banks across the Middle East have begun pilots of Visa biometric payment cards featuring its unique…

Nov 14, 2018

Frost & Sullivan recognizes Gemalto with two 2018 Global Company of the Year Awards

Based on its recent analysis of the global digital banking market and the identity verification and authentication solution market, Frost…

Nov 7, 2018

FPC fingerprint sensor used in Italian biometric payment card trial

Fingerprint Cards announced today that its technology is being used in a biometric payment card trial for Italian banking group…

Nov 2, 2018

Women behind Homeland Security HART system, biometric exit, Gemalto Cogent algorithms honored

The annual Women in Biometrics Awards have been announced for 2018, with five leaders in the biometric identity and security…

Oct 31, 2018

Gemalto announces Q3 earnings ahead of major Q4 contract deliveries

Gemalto has reported third quarter earnings of €727 million (US$823 million) for 2018, down 3 percent from the same quarter…

Oct 30, 2018

Majority of UK consumers trust fingerprints over PINs and want biometric payment cards today

A majority of people in the UK would use biometric payment cards today if they were offered by their bank,…

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