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Swedish challenger bank to launch biometric payment cards with partners Idemia and FPC

Idemia has partnered with Swedish fintech and challenger bank Rocker to issue F.CODE biometric payment cards to the bank’s customers in…

 

Research suggests 3 in 4 Swedes want biometrics on next card

A new report compiled by software provider TietoEVRY and biometric technology company Zwipe has revealed an increasing demand for biometric…

 

Government facial recognition policies updated in Canada, Sweden and China

Canada, Sweden and China have all made changes this week in their approaches to national use of face biometric technologies….

 

Thales wins contract for Swedish biometric travel and identity documents

Thales announced its subsidiary AB Svenska Pass has been awarded the contract to manufacture around 12 million biometric identity documents…

 

VeriScan biometrics surpass 1M air passengers processed as Japan, Jamaica, Sweden add checks

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s Office of Technology has announced its in-house developed veriScan biometric identity verification software has surpassed 1…

 

Swedish data protection authority issues first fine for biometrics use under GDPR

Sweden’s data protection authority has issued a penalty of SEK 200,000 (US$20,650) to a school which used biometric facial recognition…

 

EAB launching Swedish Biometrics Forum

Halmstad University, in cooperation with European Organization for Biometrics (EAB), is hosting the kick-off meeting of the Swedish Biometrics Forum…

 

Fingerprint Cards tops Sweden Technology Fast 50 again

Fingerprint Cards is the first company to take first place for two consecutive years in Deloitte’s independent ranking of Sweden’s…

 

Sweden drafts law to share biometrics data with U.S. for crime prevention

Last Thursday, Sweden announced in a statement that it has moved closer to a deal with the United States that…

 

Next Biometrics attracts $14.78M investment from Swedish investors

Next Biometrics announced it has drawn an investment of 120 million Norwegian crowns (US$14.78 million) from Greenbridge Partners, a firm…

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