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FPC, SPS technology partnership to ease biometric payment card manufacturing

Building on their strategic partnership from November 2023, Fingerprint Cards and IN Groupe are expanding their collaboration through the latter’s…

Jun 14, 2024

Biometric cards adapt with national digital identity systems

Governments in various countries are adopting and adapting digital identity systems with or based on cards. The Nepal government is…

Jan 18, 2024

Biometric card enrollment device from FPC ready for distribution

Fingerprint Cards has announced the launch of Smart’Nroll, a reusable enrollment device that registers fingerprints on biometric payment cards. Users…

Dec 15, 2023

Tag certified for biometric Mastercards, Zwipe and HID introduce recycled PVC cards

Financial institutions can now issue Mastercard-branded payment cards made by Tag Systems with biometric sensors from Fingerprint Cards. Additionally, Zwipe…

Jun 15, 2023

Gait, face biometrics to be showcased in concept car at VivaTech

Software République, a two-year-old six-company collaborative project working on mobility systems is scheduled to show off a concept car, dubbed…

May 12, 2023

Idex reveals integration with STM, a Turkey deal, new enrollment method

Expansion continues for fingerprint authentication company Idex Biometrics as it works to kill off bank card PINs. To that end,…

Jan 25, 2023

Biometric payment cards launched by G+D, demoed by STMicroelectronics

The second-generation biometric payment card from Giesecke+Devrient has been launched under the brand name ‘Convego YOU.’ Benefits to issuers include…

Nov 29, 2022

Biometric cards developers prepare to support mass adoption for payments, access control

Biometric payment cards featured prominently among the presentations at the Asia Pacific Smart Card Association’s (APSCA’s) recent Next-Generation Cards 2022…

Aug 24, 2022

New integrated reference design readied for biometric mobile payments

TrinamiX and STMicroelectronics have finished their reference design for facial authentication and plan to demonstrate the innovation in September at…

Jun 13, 2022

Joint speech recognition solution from STM and Sensory to ease embedded voice control

STMicroelectronics and partner Sensory have announced a collaboration to enable developers to build voice-based user interfaces into smart embedded products…

May 18, 2022

Gesture recognition to get cheaper, more private with STMicroelectronics sensors

Gesture sensors using laser rather than cameras and computer vision are becoming cheaper and less energy intensive. STMicroelectronics has launched…

Jan 5, 2022

New biometric card platform from STMicroelectronics wins CES Innovation Award

STMicroelectronics has won a CES 2022 Innovation Award for the STPayBio technology that backs its biometric cards platform, STPay-Topaz-Bio. The technology…

Nov 30, 2021

Technologies updated for biometric cards by STMicroelectronics, Neurotechnology

The market opportunity for biometric smart cards is drawing new players, and segments beyond traditional payment cards appear to be…

Oct 19, 2021

B-Secur brings ECG biometrics to STMicroelectronics partnership for wearables development

Companies developing wearable devices which use a person’s unique heartbeat biometrics for encrypted health data collection or authentication will be…

Sep 27, 2021

Progress on biometric payment cards reported by Idex, Linxens, Zwipe

China’s Union Smart Card Co has selected fingerprint authentication technology from Norway’s Idex Biometrics for a “cold wallet” biometric payment card…

May 21, 2021

Fingerprint biometric market to reach $8.5B in 5 years

The market for biometric fingerprint sensors is expected to reach $8.5 billion by 2026 on 14.64 percent CAGR from 2021,…

Dec 2, 2020

Market ready for biometric payment cards, but enrollment challenges remain: APSCA panelists

The technology for biometric payment cards is nearly ready, but the ecosystem is still maturing, and how enrollment will work…

Jul 9, 2020

Fingerprint Cards and STMicroelectronics co-develop Biometric System-on-Card platform

Fingerprint Cards and STMicroelectronics have partnered to develop a Biometric System-on-Card (BSoC) solution to bring to the contactless fingerprint payment card market….

Aug 5, 2019

Optical sensor makers ride facial recognition and photography demand as smartphone sales sag

Companies making sensors for smartphone cameras and biometric facial recognition systems are preparing for a mini boom, even as the…

Jul 8, 2019

STMicroelectronics launches biometric presence solution for low-power laptop security

STMicroelectronics has launched a biometric presence detection solution with output from its FlightSense Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor used by Intel’s Context…

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