Advancing contactless payments: Infineon , Fingerprint Cards join forces to drive mass deployment of biometric cards

Payment cards with integrated fingerprint sensor make contactless payments more convenient, more secure and hygienic. The contactless card remains in the hands of the cardholder throughout the entire payment transaction, while eliminating the need for PIN entries or signatures to authorize even high-value payments. Infineon Technologies AG and Fingerprint Cards AB  have joined forces to…

Why secure biometric systems still require hardware-based security

The Silicon Trust caught up with Infineon's Bernd Zwattendorfer to ask about his latest published article on biometric systems, FIDO and the impact that COVID-19 has had on the use of biometric systems. If you wish to read the article yourself, you can do so by following this link. https://youtu.be/C2VQXVTu0WI

Are you really John Doe?

The reasons why secure biometric systems still require hardware-based security By Bernd Zwattendorfer, Infineon Technologies The proof of a claim of a person’s identity – both identification and authentication – are fundamental processes for granting or denying access to services. These being either physical (yes, you really booked the hotel room) or digital online (yes,…

Australian DHA’s New Biometric System Goes Live Using Unisys Stealth(identity) and IDEMIA Biometrics

 and IDEMIA have announced that the Australian Department of Home Affairs’ (DHA)new Enterprise Biometric Identification Services (EBIS) system has gone live. EBIS is based on the Unisys Stealth(identity)™ multi-factor identity management and authentication solution and, using IDEMIA’s facial and fingerprint recognition algorithms, is one of the world’s most accurate biometric identity management systems used for…

IDEMIA, Zwipe, IDEX Biometrics hit key milestone towards Next Gen biometric card platform

IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, and ZWIPE, a leading biometric fin-tech company, have announced, as planned (1), the arrival of the first engineering samples of the next generation of the biometric secure element. This device will be the heart of the F.CODE next generation biometric card that IDEMIA will sell to Financial Institutions ZWIPE,…

Precise enters partnership with Innovatrics

Precise has entered into a partnership with Innovatrics, one of the leading biometric solutions providers in the world. Innovatrics will be the provider of face recognition technology to Precises products in the Digital Identity business area. The collaboration supports Precise ambition to deliver world-leading biometric identification software that makes people’s everyday lives easier. “We are…

Access all areas – using biometrics to make it genius

By Maria Pihlström.  We all have several things to open, access and unlock, multiple times daily. Buildings, devices, padlocks, vehicles, servers – the list goes on. Current processes, however, can take up a lot of time and offer poor user experiences as well as being less secure. After all, who hasn’t lost or lent out…

Precise integrates liveness detection to its ID software for access control systems

Precise has successfully integrated passive liveness detection – in addition to facial recognition – to its identification software for access control systems. The technology behind the product is based on artificial intelligence, which confirms both the user’s identity and liveness through its unique facial features, and conveniently and securely grant access for the user. On…