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…

Infineon’s Blockchain Security 2Go starter kit protects digital transactions

Digital transactions require secured yet user-friendly solutions. This applies all the more so for Blockchain applications where the user credentials are one of the most critical security aspects of the system. With its new Blockchain Security 2Go starter kit, Infineon Technologies AG provides FinTechs and blockchain designers a fast and easy way to build hardware-based…

Blockchain Blues – the end of eID cards?

By Markus Hoffmeister and Klaus Schmeh, cryptovision.  By design, the blockchain is a decentralized technology. It creates a distributed da- tabase containing information that can be simultaneously used and shared within alarge publicly accessible network. The blockchain network lives in a state of consensus and reconciles every transaction that happens in regular intervals. Each group…

Infineon and XAIN to collaborate on bringing blockchain into the car

Infineon Technologies AG and XAIN have agreed to work together on bringing blockchain technology into the car. The Munich semiconductor maker and the Berlin-based start-up have signed a corresponding Memorandum of Understanding at Infineon’s 1st Automotive Cybersecurity Forum, taking place today in Munich. The goal of the collaboration is to test possible applications and develop…

Gemalto and R3 pilot blockchain technology for Digital ID

Who are you, and can you prove it? The new Gemalto Trust ID Network enables users to give digital service providers fully verified and secured answers to these simple yet critical questions. By creating and managing their own 'Self-Sovereign' Digital ​ID, users can enroll with a host of different digital banking, eCommerce and eGovernment services,…

Smartrac launches dLoc – Blockchain document authentication solution

At this years Trustech in Cannes, Smartrac is launching an integrated document verification and authentication solution. This breakthrough solution is based on the company’s IoT enablement platform Smart Cosmos, its NFC transponders, and innovative and highly secure blockchain technology provided by partner Factom. Easy to integrate into existing infrastructures, dLoc is an innovative solution for…