Infineon launches SLC26P security controller based on 28 nm technology for payment applications

Commercial production of integrated circuits using 28 nm technology node began several years ago. As the process technology has matured, market demand for 28 nm products has also increased. Although offering numerous advantages, security applications have not been among the main applications of this technology, thus far. However, Infineon Technologies AG is now introducing SLC26P,…

Infineon & Fingerprint Cards cooperate on SECORA™ PAY BIO

Infineon Technologies AG and Fingerprint Cards AB have signed a joint development and commercialization agreement of a plug-and-play turnkey solution for a biometric payment smart card. The goal of the cooperation is to make biometric smart card production as simple and easy as producing a standard dual interface payment card. Our collaboration with Infineon will…

MKSmart, launches Biometric Payment Cards with IDEX Biometrics TrustedBio Turnkey Solution

IDEX Biometrics ASA is entering a development agreement with MKSmart, world-leading high technology provider of smart card solutions for financial payments, access control, and government identification in Southeast Asia. This partnership will provide banks and other payment card issuers access to biometric smart cards with industry leading performance and cost efficient solution. The Southeast Asia…

Infineon launches a new SECORA™ Pay portfolio on 40 nm technology with best in class contactless performance

In recent years, there has been a noticeable trend toward contactless payment. With the challenging market conditions following the COVID-19 crisis, this development is clearly gaining momentum. The payment market is expected to increasingly shift to contactless solutions accounting for a global 76 percent dual interface share in 2021 up to 91 percent within the…

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…

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…

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…

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…