Finance Breaking news Infineon and Fingerprint Cards join forces to drive mass deployment of biometric cards last financial news
Breaking-Finance.Com - Biometric payment cards with an integrated fingerprint sensor make contactless payments more convenient, more secure and hygienic.
. “Combining Fingerprints’ leading biometric technology with our expertise in chip security, energy efficiency and contactless performance, we will develop a system solution that is easy to integrate and gives our customers a head start in an emerging growth market.”“Collaboration is key in the payment ecosystem, in which Infineon is a leading player. Together we will produce an optimized solution that will make it easier for card manufacturers to integrate biometrics into future generations of contactless payment cards, ultimately putting these cards into the hands of consumers around the world to enable a worry-free payment experience,” says Michel Roig, SVP Business Line Payments & Access at Fingerprints. Fingerprints’ sensor modules, combined with Infineon’s 40 nm high-performance and energy-efficient security controllers based on the 32-bit ARM® SC300™ SecurCore®, fully support the requirements of biometric payment cards. They enable:• Secured matching of the fingerprint image within the security controller where the private data is securely stored• Excellent contactless performance despite the increased power required• Convenient and reliable enrollment of sensitive biometric data in the cardAlmost every second payment card with a chip worldwide has an Infineon security controller at its core. Infineon also supplied chip solutions for major biometric card projects and pilots in 2020.
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