Intellicheck Mobilisa has been awarded a U.S. Patent that governs the two-factor fingerprint biometric identity process that authenticates an identity card with embedded fingerprint biometric information and the live biometric information of a person presenting the card. The patent has sweeping implications because it covers the process at the heart of the leading biometric fingerprint…
Norway-based Zwipe and Sweden-based Fingerprint Cards have inked a strategic partnership. The companies will take a leading role in developing the market around biometric smartcards in the payment industry and carry out joint activities and industry thought leadership. Zwipe has developed and introduced the World’s first biometric system that fits into a standard credit…
Data breaches are the new normal. IT departments have to tackle constantly evolving security threats and many are struggling to keep up. Users continue to be the biggest threat to enterprise wide security, and in 2016, we’ll see a shift towards smart interoperable security tools which take the decision of what and when to encrypt out of their hands.
Seoul-based Bluebird has unleashed five brand new products on the payments market. The new gizmos include the EF500, EF500R, ET100, RT100, and MT280.
Singapore-based United Overseas Bank (UOB) has become the first bank in Asia-Pacific region to implement the Visa Token Service. The bank is integrating the Visa Token Service as part of its digital wallet UOB Mighty.
CardFlash News Briefs: BLUESNAP (execs); RS (contract); UL (InfoGard); and PAYSCOUT (deal).
The 20th annual SESAMES Awards, which rewards the best innovations in the fields of secure payment solutions, identification and mobility. During this year’s CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS event, 11 winners have been awarded.
The inclusion of biometrics in mobile devices will generate approximately $9 billion worth of revenue by 2018 for the biometrics industry, not just through unlocking mobile devices through security applications, but also through multi-factor authentication services and the approval of instant electronic payments.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: AMERICAN EXPRESS (holiday); Q-CARD (KEOLABS); NXT-ID (StackCommerce); and VORMETRIC (breaches).
In today’s CardFlash News Que: PIVOTAL (FlexPoint); TARZIN (Circle Plus); IWALLET (patents) and UBERRUSH (Clover).
Iris recognition for phones, PCs and payments continues to gain more traction as the arrows NX F-02H launched by NTT DOCOMO is now incorporating CA-based Delta ID’s ActiveIRIS for biometric authentication.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: PAYITSIMPLE (Splitit); TIMETRIC (Germany); GOODE (Biometrics); and NXT-ID (Fatone).