strategic partnerships

Another Asia-Based Manufacturer Joins IDEX’s Biometric Cards Effort

Another Asia-Based Manufacturer Joins IDEX’s Biometric Cards Effort

“The market for biometric smart cards is gaining considerable momentum. Our biometric sensors are ready for mass deployment in smart cards and we are delighted to be working in partnership with Sian to help achieve this.” – Stan Swearingen, CEO, IDEX Biometrics IDEX Biometrics has found another Asia-based partner in its biometric payment cards efforts.…

Qualcomm and Google Team Up to Push 5G Development

Qualcomm and Google Team Up to Push 5G Development

With the dawn of the 5G era on the horizon, Google and Qualcomm are both hoping that app developers will be quick to embrace the new technology. That’s why the two tech giants are teaming up to shed some light on the benefits of 5G at Google I/O. “4G enabled a new wave of disruptive…

IDEX and Hengbao Showcase New Dual-Interface Biometric Card

IDEX and Hengbao Showcase New Dual-Interface Biometric Card

IDEX Biometrics is finally ready to share the results of its collaboration with Hengbao. The company first announced that it was partnering with the Chinese card manufacturer back in September, and has now revealed that it has provided the fingerprint sensor for a dual-interface biometric card that will be on display at the second annual…

Jumio Renews Security Partnership with Monzo

Jumio Renews Security Partnership with Monzo

Jumio has renewed its award-winning partnership with Monzo. The two parties first teamed up back in 2017, with Jumio providing mobile onboarding and identity verification services for the digital bank based in the UK. The new multi-year agreement will solidify that relationship for the foreseeable future. “As Monzo continues to grow, we know that Jumio…

Zwipe Gets Another Biometric Payment Cards Partner

Zwipe Gets Another Biometric Payment Cards Partner

Zwipe has teamed up with Brazil-based Thomas Greg & Sons to develop a biometric payment card solution aimed at the latter’s domestic market. Based in Sao Bernando do Campo, Thomas Greg & Sons, or TGS, is active in a wide range of areas, including courier services, election solutions, surveillance, insurance, and card manufacturing. And the…

Okta Joins Forces with Secret Double Octopus

Okta Joins Forces with Secret Double Octopus

Secret Double Octopus has formed a partnership with Okta to deliver password-free authentication and identity services to enterprise-level clients. The joint solution will leverage Okta Verify and provide security coverage across a customer’s entire network.     “Okta enables every organization to use any technology,” said Okta VP Chuck Fontana. “In today’s hybrid IT environments, that…

NEXT Biometrics Teams with Card Display Specialist WizCard

NEXT Biometrics Teams with Card Display Specialist WizCard

“WizCard provides card manufacturers seamless integration of additional features into standard smart cards.” – Alain Faburel, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics is teaming up with Taiwan-based WizCard to develop biometric smart card technologies, the companies have announced. The partnership will leverage each company’s respective strengths. NEXT Biometrics is, of course, a…

Jumio and ComplyAdvantage Team Up to Fight Against Money Laundering

Jumio and ComplyAdvantage Team Up to Fight Against Money Laundering

Jumio has launched an anti-money laundering service through a new partnership with ComplyAdvantage. The platform is called Jumio Screening, and it combines Jumio’s award-winning Netverify identity verification solution with ComplyAdvantage’s extensive watchlist for financial crime. “As more and more companies onboard new customers remotely, it’s increasingly important for online businesses to flag individuals who appear…

IDEMIA Lends ID Expertise to Online Testing Giant

IDEMIA Lends ID Expertise to Online Testing Giant

“The partnership is another indication of IDEMIA’s prominence in the identity verification space, with the company having also recently established alliances with some major players in mobile biometrics…” One of the world’s biggest online testing companies has teamed up with IDEMIA for ID verification, attesting to the latter’s identity expertise. Based in Minneapolis, Pearson VUE…

NEXT Biometrics and MK Group Expand Partnership

NEXT Biometrics and MK Group Expand Partnership

NEXT Biometrics and MK Group are renewing the commitment they made back in November. The two companies first came together to form a joint R&D program to work on biometric smart cards, with NEXT Biometrics supplying large-area fingerprint sensors for future MK cards. That collaboration has since uncovered other market opportunities, leading to a new…

NEXT Biometrics Announces New Partnership with APAC Card Maker

NEXT Biometrics Announces New Partnership with APAC Card Maker

“The partnership revolves around plans to launch both dual interface and contact-based payment cards in the APAC region.” NEXT Biometrics has further solidified its footing in the emerging biometric payment cards market with another card manufacturer partnership. In announcing the development, NEXT Biometrics did not disclose the name of its new partner, but noted that…

SmartMetric Teams with Spain’s Biggest Card Scheme

SmartMetric Teams with Spain’s Biggest Card Scheme

A big new partnership should leave SmartMetric well-positioned in Europe’s emerging biometric payment cards market. The company has teamed up with ServiRed, which claims to be Spain’s biggest payment card scheme with 44 million cards in circulation and well over a million participating merchants. ServiRed is also the proprietor of the Advantis card chip operating…

Blockpass Teams Up With Blockchain Advisory

Blockpass Teams Up With Blockchain Advisory

Hong Kong’s Blockpass IDN has joined forces with Malta’s Blockchain Advisory (BCA) to develop a new blockchain ecosystem that will help set regulatory standards for the emerging digital landscape. The BCA is a group of tech regulatory specialists that has been pioneering blockchain policy with the Maltese government, while Blockpass is a digital identity application…

IDEX Intensifies China Focus with Latest Biometric Cards Partner

IDEX Intensifies China Focus with Latest Biometric Cards Partner

“It’s beyond doubt that the market for biometric cards will ramp significantly in 2019. During the second half of 2018 a vast range of card integrators have geared up their efforts to commercialize biometric cards which will provide simple, secure and personal authentication for all. We see especially strong pull in China, and we are…

Fingerprints Teams With Identity Devices in Bid to Expand Reach

Fingerprints Teams With Identity Devices in Bid to Expand Reach

“…Identity Devices will leverage fingerprint and iris scanning technology from Fingerprint Cards through their multi-year partnership. Sweden-based Fingerprint Cards has teamed up with a compatriot in the biometric authentication space in its latest bid to expand its reach beyond the mobile sector. Its new partner is Identity Devices, a firm founded by former FIDO Alliance…

Biometric Interaction Coming to Autonomous Cars  Thanks to Visteon and Tencent

Biometric Interaction Coming to Autonomous Cars Thanks to Visteon and Tencent

A new partnership between an American vehicle cockpit electronics supplier and a major Chinese conglomerate is poised to see the development of sophisticated biometric technologies for autonomous cars. One of the key players in the agreement is Michigan-based Visteon, which recently showcased facial recognition and gaze-tracking technologies for consumer vehicles at last autumn’s Electric Vehicle…

ImageWare Fights the Opioid Epidemic with Gatekeeper Innovation

ImageWare Fights the Opioid Epidemic with Gatekeeper Innovation

“This collaboration could help to fight the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic in America, which is estimated to have resulted in nearly 48,000 overdose deaths last year alone.” A new partnership will see ImageWare intensify its efforts to fight the opioid epidemic: The company has teamed up with Gatekeeper Innovation, a firm that offers a medication…

Imprivata Partners With DigiCert, Further Refining Patient ID Platform

Imprivata Partners With DigiCert, Further Refining Patient ID Platform

Imprivata has further refined its biometric patient identification platform through a new partnership with DigiCert, a specialist in digital document verification. The companies are collaborating on Imprivata’s Confirm ID solution for Electronic Prescribing for Controlled Substances, or EPCS. Confirm ID offers DEA-compliant authentication for EPCS through the use of a system called Hands Free Authentication,…

IDEX Teams up with Excelsecu, Developing Biometric Cards for Access Control

IDEX Teams up with Excelsecu, Developing Biometric Cards for Access Control

“Together, the companies will develop ‘battery-less dual-interface biometric cards with display,’ according to a statement from IDEX.” IDEX Biometrics has a big new partner in the China market for its biometric card efforts. The company has teamed up with Excelsecu, a Shenzhen-based security solutions provider specializing in security solutions including FIDO-based security keys, One-Time Password…

IDEX Partners with CEC Huada Electronic Design Co. on Biometric Card Reference Design

IDEX Partners with CEC Huada Electronic Design Co. on Biometric Card Reference Design

IDEX Biometrics has partnered up with CEC Huada Electronic Design Co., or HED, a China-based Secure Element specialist. The two companies will work together on a reference design for biometric smart cards. The partnership was announced on the closing day of this year’s Trustech event in France, where IDEX representatives are on hand alongside other…

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