Tag Archives: Biometrics

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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Secure Identification Conference – Where Governments meet Vendors

May 2019 in Riga was marked by the SECURE IDENTIFICATION Conference that brought together suppliers of industry and governments to explore new solutions and to discuss openly the most critical issues of secure identification and document fraud prevention for a safer and more innovative world.  More than 230 participants from more than 27 countries representing […]

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The Human Touch: Biometrics Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

By Christian Fredrikson, CEO, Fingerprints. For thousands of years, humanity has used fingers to express itself. Crossing one’s index and middle fingers in the West means good luck, India’s intricate hand mudras indicate everything from no fear to reverence, and a thumb down signalled bad news for Rome’s gladiators. Today, however, we’re doing even more […]

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Keep Calm and Fintech on

By Lina Andolf-Orup, Senior Director, Fingerprint Cards The UK is at the forefront of the financial services revolution. With one of the world’s highest contactless card adoption rates, a thriving challenger bank community and successful open banking initiatives, it’s no surprise the nation’s fintech industry generates around £20 billion in annual returns. Championing a consumer-centric […]

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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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Finger on the pulse! 2019’s big biometric news so far…

By Lina Andolf-Orup, Senior Director, Fingerprints. It’s already Q2! It has been a momentous few months for biometrics, so it’s not surprising the year is passing so quickly. New products launched, new milestones reached, and new market trials initiated. Biometrics is expanding and advancing rapidly – both in its existing markets and applications, and in […]

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Fingerprints announces Biometric Software Platform for Payments

World-leading biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints™) has announced its Biometric Software Platform for payments, named FPC-BEP, targeting payment cards, wearables and USB dongles. The platform has been tailored to optimize the performance of its small and power-efficient biometric sensors for payments, which include the FPC1300-series and T-Shape™ module. Fingerprints can now offer card and […]

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Gemalto ‘pilots’ biometric boarding at Los Angeles International Airport

Gemalto have announced a joint pilot with a leading airline to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The test will confirm that passenger needs and expectations are met through use of facial recognition versus a traditional boarding pass as well […]

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