Multiple fingerprint sensor specialists have been eyeing potential payment card applications for some time, but it looks like now those opportunities are starting to be realized, and fast. Mastercard’s bombshell news about its successful biometric payment card trials landed back in April, but now there have now been several new developments ahead of this week’s Money20/20 Europe exhibition, all pointing to a rapid ramp-up in market activity.
Here are the latest:
Partnerships are being established in pursuit of emerging market opportunities:
Sensor makers are getting their first smart card customers:
And initial deployments are paving the way for expansion: