Infineon introduces multifunctional employee ID card including Mastercard payment function

Infineon Technologies AG is replacing the employee ID cards at its headquarters 'Am Campeon' with the world’s first solution that combines highly secured office building access with a flexible, contactless Mastercard payment function. For the integration of the payment functionality directly on the smart card, Infineon is cooperating with Mastercard, PayCenter GmbH and petaFuel GmbH.…

Infineon’s SECORA™ ID X drives introduction of contactless multi-application ID solutions based on JAVA Card™

Infineon Technologies AG has extended its easy-to-integrate security solutions for contactless electronic ID documents. SECORA™ ID X is the company’s new flagship for highly secured yet versatile government ID solutions targeting customized applications. The solution’s particularly large user memory of up to 450 kByte allows to realize a broad variety of eID products ranging from…

Infineon and Tribe join hands to strengthen Singapore’s Blockchain Ecosystem

Infineon is partnering with Tribe, the first Singapore Government supported blockchain ecosystem builder, which brings together government agencies, corporates and blockchain companies to foster innovation and collaboration. Infineon will provide its longstanding industry expertise in hardware security solutions and can help companies seeking to apply blockchain to discover the competitive advantages of Infineon’s SECORA™ Blockchain…

Brand protection is buyer protection: SECORA™ Blockchain makes the origin and history of a product visible

Infineon Technologies AG has developed a customized security solution for blockchain applications that improves brand and consumer protection. The new SECORA™ Blockchain security solution is integrated into the branded product and connects to the blockchain via NFC technology – thus linking the real with the digital world. By storing information in the blockchain the manufacturer…

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…

Are you really John Doe?

The reasons why secure biometric systems still require hardware-based security By Bernd Zwattendorfer, Infineon Technologies The proof of a claim of a person’s identity – both identification and authentication – are fundamental processes for granting or denying access to services. These being either physical (yes, you really booked the hotel room) or digital online (yes,…

SECORA™ ID S: highest security and flexibility for region-specific electronic ID cards and eGovernment solutions

With SECORA™ ID, Infineon Technologies AG offers an easy-to-integrate security platform for contactless digital ID documents. The first product variant, SECORA™ ID S, is a particularly flexible, Java-based solution. It simplifies and accelerates the design and production of region-specific sovereign documents such as eIDs in card format. The solution includes the security chip, the operating…

The Case for the eDatapage

Interview with Philip Seebauer, Infineon Technologies We spoke to Infineon's Philip Seebauer and asked why is the structure and material of the eDatapage so important for todays ePassports? The conversation also covers the upsides and downsides of polycarbonate eDatapages as well as Infineon's contactless Coil-on-Module solution.   https://youtu.be/iTNFTTx_bjg