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Fingerprint Cards launches plug n’ play biometric sensor for access control market

World-leading biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) have announced the launch of a unique fingerprint authentication module, FPC BM-Lite, specifically designed for physical and logical access devices and applications such as residential, smart door locks, padlocks, cabinet locks, FIDO tokens, crypto wallets and more. The FPC BM-Lite module is a seamless, standalone biometric system, compact and […]

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FINGERPRINT CARDS UNVEILS NEXT-GENERATION TOUCHLESS AUTHENTICATION PLATFORM

Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) has launched its Touchless 2.0 platform, combining the convenience of face recognition with the security of iris, to meet demand from smartphone and emerging IoT OEMs.  The new platform – which can be leveraged independently or as part of a multimodal biometric authentication solution together with fingerprint touch sensors – enables an […]

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Finger on the pulse! The Countdown to 2020 has Begun

By Lina Andolf-Orup at Fingerprints.  With 2020 in sight, now is the perfect time to pause and reflect on the past three months and see how the world of biometrics has evolved since our last update. With everything from high profile announcements to some news you may not have heard, Q3 2019 has been fascinating. […]

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The end of the payment card?

Stéphanie El Rhomri, VP Testing Services at FIME. Since the launch of contactless just over a decade ago, innovation in payment cards has struggled to keep pace. While card payments themselves have steadily risen, in an increasingly mobile and digital age, many are already predicting the death of the card. The beginning of the end […]

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Are biometrics pointing to opportunities for banks?

By Thomas Rex, SVP at Fingerprints.  Innovation comes in many forms. It makes the world around us look better, work faster and be more useful for companies, consumers and communities. Biometric technology has been around now for some time, but recent technological developments are driving significant adoption across new use cases, especially in banking & […]

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WorldReach uses Cognitec’s Face Recognition Tech to Enable Smartphone ID Document Applications

Cognitec continues to maintain a successful partnership with WorldReach to facilitate remote identity verification during self-service ID issuance processes via their smartphone app. Applicants for passports, visas, residency/settlement programs or digital onboarding services are required to take a selfie during the enrollment process. An automated back-end process verifies the claimed identity, validates the ID document […]

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Additional integration of Precises’ fingerprint software in collaboration with Egis Technology

In collaboration with the leading fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egis), Precises’ software for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices – Precise BioMatch Mobile – has been deployed in a series of smartphones. The integration – in addition to the previous integration that was communicated on August 5th, 2019 – is expected to generate approximately 15 […]

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Biometric payments – bank priorities vs consumer perceptions

By Lina Andolf-Orup at Fingerprints.  When it comes to new payments technologies, it’s often difficult to know what consumers are thinking, and banks have a lot on their plates. When introducing new solutions and services, aligning a bank’s transformation strategy with the desires of consumers is an interesting chart to plot. Following our consumer research, […]

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