Buzz has been building for biometric smart cards for months, with the bombshell revelation of Mastercard’s trials of biometric payment cards having helped to kick things off in a big way earlier this year. A lot has transpired since then, however, with various advancements having brought excitement over this emerging market to a boiling point.
The leading players have made huge progress on the technological front:
The right strategic partnerships are starting to come together to speed biometric smart card technology to market:
And some biometric smart card solutions are already in the pipeline: