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Finger on the pulse! The Countdown to 2020 has Begun

By Lina Andolf-Orup at Fingerprints.  With 2020 in sight, now is the perfect time to pause and reflect on the past three months and see how the world of biometrics has evolved since our last update. With everything from high profile announcements to some news you may not have heard, Q3 2019 has been fascinating. […]

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Are biometrics pointing to opportunities for banks?

By Thomas Rex, SVP at Fingerprints.  Innovation comes in many forms. It makes the world around us look better, work faster and be more useful for companies, consumers and communities. Biometric technology has been around now for some time, but recent technological developments are driving significant adoption across new use cases, especially in banking & […]

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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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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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Canada enhances public safety with Gemalto fingerprint identification solution

Gemalto, a Thales company, will implement the Canadian Department of National Defence’s (DND) first Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) to increase security and reliability in the collection and verification of fingerprint records. A recent initiative undertaken by the Government of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to advance public safety measures has led […]

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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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Fingerprints takes next step toward high volume production of its smart card sensors

Biometrics company Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints(TM)) is launching a new module design, called the “T-Shape(TM)”. Fingerprints previously announced the launch of its FPC1300 series, a line of ultra-thin fingerprint touch sensors designed specifically to be integrated into smart cards. With the new T-Shape(TM) module design, Fingerprints is taking the next step towards high volume production of […]

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Fingerprint Cards expands its reach in biometrics by acquiring Delta ID

Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints) has acquires Delta ID, the world`s leading supplier of iris recognition technology, for USD 106 million (approximately 938 MSEK). The acquisition of the Californian based company means that Fingerprints expands its business and its technology portfolio with biometric security solutions based on the human eye. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals […]

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