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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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