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Societe Generale Now Trialing IDEMIA’s F.Code Biometric Payment Card

Societe Generale Now Trialing IDEMIA’s F.Code Biometric Payment Card

“As with other emerging biometric payment card solutions, the aim is to enhance security with biometrics while maintaining ease of use in tap-to-pay transactions, and improving convenience in contact-based transactions by eliminating the need for PIN entry.” The French bank Societe Generale is now trialing IDEMIA’s F.Code biometric payment card, the latter has announced. Featuring…

You Can’t Afford To Miss This FinTech Biometrics Webinar, Here’s Why

You Can’t Afford To Miss This FinTech Biometrics Webinar, Here’s Why

“At this year’s Money20/20, biometric technology wasn’t just an exciting novelty – it was a force to be reckoned with, and one that is now an elemental component of FinTech.” In the course of its run, FindBiometrics’ webinar series has gathered some renown, thanks in large part to the expertise of its participants – frequently…

FindBiometrics Webinar Bringing the Biometric FinTech Conversation Out of Vegas

FindBiometrics Webinar Bringing the Biometric FinTech Conversation Out of Vegas

“…while they say that what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, that doesn’t always strictly hold true.” With biometric technology playing an ever-expanding role in securing customers and service providers in the banking and financial services industry, many of the major players in biometrics converged in Las Vegas last week for this year’s US-based Money20/20…

Talking Biometrics and Mobile ID at Money20/20 [Audio Interview Roundup]

Talking Biometrics and Mobile ID at Money20/20 [Audio Interview Roundup]

This week Mobile ID World and FindBiometrics reported live from Money20/20 USA in Las Vegas, where biometrics took the spotlight. Kicking off Sunday with a dedicated Digital Identity & Biometrics session track, this year’s Money20/20 ensured strong authentication was a foundational topic for the week of keynotes, panels, exhibitions and networking events, all condiucted under…

Mastercard, Gemalto, IDEMIA to Collaborate in ‘Greener Payments Partnership’

Mastercard, Gemalto, IDEMIA to Collaborate in ‘Greener Payments Partnership’

A new environmental partnership entails an alliance between Mastercard, IDEMIA, and Gemalto on payment card solutions. Also including card printer Giesecke+Devrient, it’s called the Greener Payments Partnership, and is aimed at reducing the use of PVC plastic in payment cards. According to a statement from the companies announcing the partnership, they are committing to accelerating research…

IDEMIA Helps JCB to Enable Google Pay for Customers

IDEMIA Helps JCB to Enable Google Pay for Customers

“…IDEMIA technology is playing a vital role in the process of converting real payment cards into virtual Google Pay payment cards, not just for JCB but also its issuing and processing partners.” IDEMIA is going to help deliver Google’s mobile payments platform to Japan in collaboration with JCB, the company has announced. The Google Pay…

IDEMIA Recognized for Wearable Payments Solution

IDEMIA Recognized for Wearable Payments Solution

“The PayWear solution essentially revolves around a small chip called the “PayWear Card”, which can be inserted into a wristband or a small silicone token called the PayWear Keeper.” Australian bank Westpac has bestowed IDEMIA with an innovation award for its efforts with PayWear, a wearable payments solution that bank offers to its customers. The…

IDEMIA, Altran to Demo Autonomous Car at Paris Motor Show

IDEMIA, Altran to Demo Autonomous Car at Paris Motor Show

“[IDEMIA]  has designed a smartphone-based digital key system for end users, which operates with facial recognition to enable entry to the vehicle.” IDEMIA has teamed up with engineering services provider Altran to develop a new autonomous vehicle dubbed “Columbia”. The small car is designed for use on either a personal or a shared basis, and…

The Biometrics Industry Speaks at FedID 2018 [AUDIO]

The Biometrics Industry Speaks at FedID 2018 [AUDIO]

This week Mobile ID World and FindBiometrics reported live from the FedID conference in Tampa. High level conversations about biometrics, identity management, access control, credentialing, trust, border control, law enforcement and national security kept the Tampa Convention Center abuzz all week, and our editors Peter Counter and Susan Stover were there to make sure industry…

Nominations Are Open for the 2018 Women in Biometrics Awards

Nominations Are Open for the 2018 Women in Biometrics Awards

“From face scanning at the airport to iris authentication on your smartphone, biometrics technology is an increasingly prominent part of everyday life. And yet half the population – women – are still underrepresented in the biometrics industry. This imbalance has real consequences, with an MIT Media Lab study having shown prominent facial recognition systems are more…

French IT Security Agency Certifies IDEMIA Mobile ID Solution

French IT Security Agency Certifies IDEMIA Mobile ID Solution

“The system is essentially a digital ID on a mobile device, using biometric authentication in the form of fingerprint recognition or facial recognition, as well as PIN entry.” A mobile biometric ID solution from IDEMIA has received a new security certification from a major French IT security agency. Dubbed “CloudCard+”, the solution has already been…

BRIEF: What Does Apple’s Switch to Face ID Mean for the Mobile Industry?

BRIEF: What Does Apple’s Switch to Face ID Mean for the Mobile Industry?

Apple confirmed longstanding speculation last week with its unveiling of its three new iPhone models for 2018. Like last year’s iPhone X, all of the new devices have abandoned Apple’s pioneering Touch ID fingerprint authentication system in favor of Face ID, an infrared, 3D facial recognition system. Face ID is now the sole means of…

IDEMIA 3D Face Delivers Sophisticated Biometrics to Mobile Devices

IDEMIA 3D Face Delivers Sophisticated Biometrics to Mobile Devices

“…IDEMIA emphasized that its 3D Face system is aimed primarily at smartphones, but also offers ‘the potential for future uses: tomorrow, it could be incorporated into vehicle technology, for example, and recognize each car’s owner — or even identify abnormal behavior such as the driver falling asleep at the wheel.’” Seeking to take advantage of…

IDEMIA Becomes Certified Manufacturer of Indian RuPay Cards

IDEMIA Becomes Certified Manufacturer of Indian RuPay Cards

“…a single RuPay dual interface card can support multiple payment applications.” IDEMIA has become the first company to attain certification as a manufacturer of personalized qSPARC v2-compliant RuPay payment cards in India, the company has announced. In terms of market presence in India’s payments industry, it’s a big deal. RuPay is a domestic card scheme…

NEXT Biometrics Announces New Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

NEXT Biometrics Announces New Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

  “Alain Faburel’s leadership, background and experience will strengthen our ability to deliver outstanding technology to customers in the smart card, government ID, access control and notebook markets.” – Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics continues to bulk up on the personnel front as the company pursues opportunities in the emerging biometric payment cards…

eSIM Consultancy to Promote IDEMIA Tech

eSIM Consultancy to Promote IDEMIA Tech

“…together, the solutions let cellular customers switch providers and services without the need to go to a physical store so that their SIM cards can be changed.” A Hong Kong-based eSIM consultancy is going to help IDEMIA deliver its solutions to OEMs. According to a statement from the companies, 10T Tech’s aim is “to optimize…

IDEMIA Pop-Up Innovation Center Will Bring Biometric Demos to London

IDEMIA is looking to raise its profile in the UK with a new “Pop-Up Innovation Center” that will be situated in the Queen Elizabeth II Center. That’s right in Westminster, right in the heart of London. The Pop-Up Innovation Center will essentially act as a demo showroom, with IDEMIA announcing in a statement that it…

IDEMIA, WorldPay Bring Dynamic CVV Solution to North America

IDEMIA, WorldPay Bring Dynamic CVV Solution to North America

IDEMIA and US-based payment processor WorldPay are embarking on North America’s first trial program of IDEMIA’s Motion Code payment card solution. Motion Code was first launched in the autumn of 2016 by Oberthur Technologies, before that company merged with Safran Identity & Security to form what is now IDEMIA. The solution essentially replaces the three-digit…

Thailand’s First eSIM Smartwatch Backed by IDEMIA Provisioning Solution

Thailand’s First eSIM Smartwatch Backed by IDEMIA Provisioning Solution

“It’s the latest example of the growing prominence of eSIM technology, which allows devices’ cellular network subscriptions to be altered remotely and without the need for the removal of a physical SIM chip.” Thailand just got its first eSIM smartwatch thanks in part to IDEMIA. The company has announced that its remote provisioning solution is being…

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