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Paragon ID: COVID-19 pushes contactless usage on public transport

The covid-19 pandemic has imposed new measures, new rules and a whole new organization in our personal and professional lives. Trends that had been identified for the next 2 to 5 years have suddenly accelerated and become an unexpected reality for which we haven’t been fully prepared. With the majority of the world’s population staying […]

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Masria Digital Payments selects Zwipe for biometric payments

Biometric technology company Zwipe is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Masria Digital Payments (MDP), one of the largest smart card manufacturers and digital payments providers in the Middle East and Africa to deliver biometric payments solutions to enhance MDP’s innovation product portfolio. Zwipe will support MDP in integrating and rolling out […]

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New 40nm SLC3x security platform from Infineon delivers excellent performance and flexibility

Infineon Technologies AG sets another milestone in smart card innovation. Its new 40nm generation of security chip solutions – the SLC3x – is based on a design concept that provides outstanding performance and scalability for a vast array of smart card applications and beyond. Smart card manufacturers and payment solution providers will benefit from a […]

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Flying solo with mobile payments: Why choose HCE?

By Christian Damour, Product and Services Manager – Security at FIME.  Smartphones are central to our daily lives. We manage our personal and business affairs, watch movies, track our health and, increasingly, make payments. Adoption of mobile payments is rising considerably worldwide, with predictions estimating it’ll be the second most popular way to pay by […]

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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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Fingerprints, G+D collaborate to launch contactless biometric payment card integrating T-Shape

World-leading biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) and Giesecke + Devrient Mobile Security (G+D), a global mobile security technology company, are collaborating to bring contactless biometric payment cards to the market. The card features Fingerprints’ T-Shape™ module which is part of the 1300-series. It has ultra-low power consumption and is tailored to be integrated in smartcards […]

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Can network tokenization limit false declines?

Andre Stoorvogel, Director, Product Marketing, Rambus Payments. With retailers expected to lose $130 billion to online fraud over the next five years, there is increasingly urgent demand for tighter solutions and greater protection for both consumers and digital commerce merchants. But in the scramble to combat fraudulent activity, the industry has created an arguably greater […]

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Natwest launches biometric payment card trial using Fingerprint’s technology

As part of a national trial NatWest is piloting cutting edge, biometric fingerprint technology with 200 customers. The trial is due to begin in the coming weeks. Customers will use their fingerprint to verify transactions over £30, increasing security and making it easier for customers when paying for goods or services at the tills as […]

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