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IDEX Ramps Up Production to Meet Biometric Tech Orders

IDEX Ramps Up Production to Meet Biometric Tech Orders

IDEX Biometrics has revealed that it has received more than $700,000 in production orders through the first four months of 2020. The company is currently ramping up production to meet those obligations, and expects to ship the orders in the second and third quarters of the year. The components will be shipped to customers in…

China UnionPay Certifies Biometric Payment Card from IDEX and TMC

China UnionPay Certifies Biometric Payment Card from IDEX and TMC

A collaboration between IDEX Biometrics and Secure Element specialist Tongxin Microelectronics Co. (TMC) is starting to pay off, with the companies’ technologies being used in a biometric payment card solution that has now received certification from China UnionPay. “This certification uses TMC’s most advanced secure element and we expect to see it in many biometric…

IDEMIA, Zwipe and IDEX Biometrics Collaborate on New Smart Card Solution

IDEMIA, Zwipe and IDEX Biometrics Collaborate on New Smart Card Solution

IDEMIA and Zwipe have successfully produced the first samples of a new chip designed for biometric cards. The companies will now move forward with a pilot launch in the second half of 2020, ahead of mass production and a full commercial launch in 2021. Those cards will feature a fingerprint sensor from IDEX Biometrics. The…

IDEX and FEITIAN Biometric Payment Card Receives China UnionPay Certification

IDEX and FEITIAN Biometric Payment Card Receives China UnionPay Certification

IDEX Biometrics’ dual-interface authentication technology is being featured in a new biometric payment card solution from FEITIAN. The new, contactless biometric payment card is the first such card to clear all of the requirements for China UnionPay certification. The testing for that certification was carried out by the Bank Card Testing Center (BCTC) in Beijing,…

IDEX Biometrics Proselytizes Fingerprint Recognition Benefits

IDEX Biometrics Proselytizes Fingerprint Recognition Benefits

IDEX Biometrics is once again highlighting some of the advantages of fingerprint recognition. In a post on its blog, the company notes that biometric authentication is more convenient and more secure than conventional alternatives like passwords, especially given the frequency of high-profile data breaches over the past few years. A biometric identifier like a fingerprint…

Tier 1 Smart Card Manufacturer to Integrate IDEX’s TrustedBio Sensors

Tier 1 Smart Card Manufacturer to Integrate IDEX’s TrustedBio Sensors

IDEX Biometrics’ new TrustedBio line of products is already generating interest with smart card manufacturers. The company has announced that it has formed a supply agreement with a “tier 1 smartcard manufacturer,” which will be integrating TrustedBio sensors into an upcoming line of next-generation smart cards. The news comes only one day after the TrustedBio…

IDEX Reduces Cost of Smart Cards with New TrustedBio System-on-Chip Products

IDEX Reduces Cost of Smart Cards with New TrustedBio System-on-Chip Products

IDEX Biometrics is hoping to reduce the cost of biometric smart cards with the launch of its new TrustedBio line of products. TrustedBio iterates on the company’s existing off-chip fingerprint sensors with a range of biometric-system-on-chip solutions. Since the biometric system is built directly into the chip (instead of existing as a standalone sensor), TrustedBio…

New Investor Relations Specialist Joins IDEX Biometrics Team

New Investor Relations Specialist Joins IDEX Biometrics Team

IDEX Biometrics is hoping to develop a better rapport with the international financial community after hiring Marianne Bøe as its new investor relations specialist. Bøe will be based out of IDEX’s Oslo office in Norway, and will be asked to advance the company’s communication and outreach efforts with potential partners. “Marianne has a wealth of…

IDEX Receives More Patents for On-Card Enrollment System

IDEX Receives More Patents for On-Card Enrollment System

IDEX Biometrics has increased the potential scope of its on-card enrollment solution with new patents in the United States and Germany. The patents detail alternative ways to register a user’s fingerprint to a biometric smart card, and expand on the company’s existing biometric enrollment system. That system was patented in the United States, Australia, and…

Biometric Smart Cards Month: The Roundup

Biometric Smart Cards Month: The Roundup

All last month, Mobile ID World put a spotlight on one of the most exciting areas of mobile identity: biometric smart cards. The fundamental technology – fingerprint-scanning cards – has been around for years now. But technological refinements and breakthroughs, together with escalating and recent trends in the converged security and financial services sectors, have…

Demystifying Biometric Smart Card Misconceptions with IDEX Biometrics on the ID Talk Podcast

Demystifying Biometric Smart Card Misconceptions with IDEX Biometrics on the ID Talk Podcast

November was Biometric Smart Cards Month at Mobile ID World, so on the latest episode of the ID Talk Podcast, host Peter Counter spoke with David Orme, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for IDEX Biometrics, about the misconceptions around biometric payment cards. IDEX Biometrics is completely focused on developing useful, functional, and affordable…

Biometric Smart Cards Month: A Timeline of Major Developments

Biometric Smart Cards Month: A Timeline of Major Developments

Mobile ID World kicked off Biometric Smart Cards Month with an overview of how intertwining trends in the access control, payments, and mobile biometrics sectors helped to catalyze the emergence of biometric smart card technology. Our second feature went on to offer a primer on the key technological hurdles that were overcome to realize the…

IDEX Provides Biometric Sensors for Quest Smart Cards

IDEX Provides Biometric Sensors for Quest Smart Cards

IDEX Biometrics will be providing the fingerprint sensors for new biometric smart cards from Quest Payment Systems. Quest is an Australian provider of payment technology solutions, and will integrate IDEX’s design inlay and dual-interface fingerprint sensor into smart cards destined for the Asian and Australian markets.  “We are excited to be working with IDEX Biometrics…

IDEX Provides Fingerprint Sensors for DongWoon ID Cards

IDEX Provides Fingerprint Sensors for DongWoon ID Cards

IDEX Biometrics has announced that it will be supplying the fingerprint sensors for a new biometric ID card from DongWoon Anatech. The new cards are designed for access control, and will specifically leverage IDEX’s SmartFinger IDX 3200 dual-interface fingerprint sensor. DongWoon is a South Korea-based supplier of biometric algorithms, and will partner with a third-party card…

Biometric Smart Cards Month: How We Got Here, and Where We’re Going

Biometric Smart Cards Month: How We Got Here, and Where We’re Going

In the short span of a handful of years, biometric smart cards have emerged as a major segment of the overall biometrics and security markets. And it looks like, going forward, they’re only going to get bigger thanks to the emergence of biometric payment cards. That’s why this November is Biometric Smart Cards Month at…

IDEX Prepares for Production of Biometric Access Cards for Major Deal

IDEX Prepares for Production of Biometric Access Cards for Major Deal

“Its biometric technology will be leveraged in a biometric access control security solution, and to that end, IDEX is delivering its sensors ‘to one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturing service companies in order to qualify their manufacturing process,’” IDEX Biometrics is gearing up for the fulfillment of a multi-year, multi-million dollar order for its…

IDEX Gets UK Patent for Enrollment Solution for Biometric Cards

IDEX Gets UK Patent for Enrollment Solution for Biometric Cards

IDEX Biometrics has been granted another important patent pertaining to its on-card enrollment solution for biometric cards, this time from the UK Intellectual Property Office. In announcing the latest patent approval, IDEX indicated that the filing concerned is “in the same patent family” as on-card enrollment patents approved by the Australian patent authority and by…

IDEX Licenses Biometric Enrollment Tech to Chinese Card Maker

IDEX Licenses Biometric Enrollment Tech to Chinese Card Maker

IDEX Biometrics has sealed a licensing deal with one of its prominent APAC partners. The company has announced that Chutian Dragon has purchased a license for the use of IDEX’s biometric enrollment technology for biometric cards. IDEX first teamed up with Chutian Dragon last November. Chutian Dragon is a major China-based card maker certified by…

IDEMIA Licences IDEX Enrollment Tech for Biometric Cards

IDEMIA Licences IDEX Enrollment Tech for Biometric Cards

IDEMIA has established a licensing agreement with IDEX concerning the latter’s biometric enrollment technology for payment cards and smart cards. The agreement grants IDEMIA the use of certain IDEX patents for the purpose of developing and selling on-card enrollment devices that function with IDEMIA’s own biometric card software. IDEX first announced its enrollment system for…

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