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Impressions @ Trustech 2019

Filmed at this years Trustech in Cannes, France this video covers some of the reasons why the Silicon trust is the longest partner alliance network in the industry. Hear from Infineon, PAV and cryptovision as they tell us why they feel the Silicon Trust has such an important role to play in the industry. If […]

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Access all areas – using biometrics to make it genius

By Maria Pihlström.  We all have several things to open, access and unlock, multiple times daily. Buildings, devices, padlocks, vehicles, servers – the list goes on. Current processes, however, can take up a lot of time and offer poor user experiences as well as being less secure. After all, who hasn’t lost or lent out […]

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How governments can benefit from open standards for ID

By Luiz Guimaraes, Latin American Sub-Working Group Chair at OSPT Alliance. Governments and associated bodies are required to make a whole host of ID solutions. Driver’s licences, transport cards, employee access control, health services, library cards – the list goes on. Not to mention the increasing desire for multi-application solutions, combining two or more of […]

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Mobile driving license vs. electronic driving license – replacement or supplement?

By Bernd Zwattendorfer, Infineon Technologies.  A driving license constitutes an official document issued by a governmental authority that provides information about the holder and her permissions to operate certain motorized vehicles such as cars, trucks, or motorcycles. The driving license, i.e. the document itself, has undergone different forms of representation over the last decades. Starting […]

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Flying solo with mobile payments: Why choose HCE?

By Christian Damour, Product and Services Manager – Security at FIME.  Smartphones are central to our daily lives. We manage our personal and business affairs, watch movies, track our health and, increasingly, make payments. Adoption of mobile payments is rising considerably worldwide, with predictions estimating it’ll be the second most popular way to pay by […]

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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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The end of the payment card?

Stéphanie El Rhomri, VP Testing Services at FIME. Since the launch of contactless just over a decade ago, innovation in payment cards has struggled to keep pace. While card payments themselves have steadily risen, in an increasingly mobile and digital age, many are already predicting the death of the card. The beginning of the end […]

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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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