The emerging biometric payment cards market remains an area of intense focus for a number of fingerprint sensor specialists, FinTech stakeholders, and banks. Fingerprint-scanning payment cards are expected to be the next big wave in the world of financial services, enabling highly secure contactless transactions by authenticating cardholders as they tap to pay at a POS. And with the fundamental technologies now having been developed, the major players in this area are currently racing to establish partnerships and infrastructure, and to cross all the t‘s and dot all the i‘s when it comes to related technologies.
In other words, activity in this emerging market has not slowed down. Here’s a sampling of some of the latest developments: