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

Secured Blockchain access using Infineon’s SECORA™ technology

Most of us have heard of blockchain when talking about cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin. However, if we look beyond fintech services, it can also be used in other applications such as logistics, energy supplies, social networks, messaging, gaming, online marketplaces, storage platforms, voting systems, predictive markets, online shops and brand protection. The list goes on…

Infineon’s OPTIGA™ Connect eSIM solution offers pre-integrated network coverage in 200+ countries and territories

Cellular networks will be the communication backbone for billions of mobile devices and machines connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). At the core of this development is the embedded Subscriber Identity Module (eSIM), which securely connects devices to networks. To shape this development, Infineon Technologies AG is launching a comprehensive turnkey eSIM solution for…

Secured connectivity and blockchain technology for data-driven supply chains

Industrial supply chain solutions like digital twins, usage-based pricing models, product warranties or licensing solutions increasingly require reliable and auditable sensor and process data. Yet security is paramount, especially when data is transferred from one company or organization to another. Tributech Solutions GmbH takes cross-company data sharing to a new level. To provide an advanced,…

Infineon launches OPTIGA™ Connect 5G ready eSIM turnkey solution for mobile devices

Infineon Technologies AG extends its embedded SIM (eSIM) portfolio with the new OPTIGA™ Connect eSIM solution for mobile consumer devices. This solution fully supports all GSMA standards from 3G to 5G and securely authenticates the device to the subscribed carrier network of choice. It is the perfect match for smartphones, tablets and wearables like smart…