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Zwipe and Silone CardTech announce partnership to launch battery-less dual-interface biometric payment cards in China

Biometric technology company Zwipe and Silone CardTech, a VISA, Mastercard, China UnionPay and JCB certified card manufacturer based in Shenzhen, China have announced a partnership to launch battery-less dual-interface biometric payment cards with banks and loyalty programs in China. Commenting on the partnership, CEO of Silone CardTech, William Ju said “We thoroughly evaluated the various offerings in the market and Zwipe’s technology platform was the only offering genuinely capabl...

Zwipe AS elects chairman and board of directors to strengthen position in biometric payment

At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Zwipe AS held May 22 2018, Jörgen Lantto was elected as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors, replacing Clas Thelin. In addition, Kim Humborstad, Dorian Barak, Francis van den Bosch, Johan Biehl and Dennis Jones were elected as new board members. Dorian Barak will replace Dr. Lui Ruopeng as board representative for the company’s largest shareholder, Kuang-Chi. Kim Humborstad will act as Deputy Chairman. Lars Windfeldt, Espen Tøndel...

Inner Range’s Integration Day to demonstrate biometric access control solutions

Inner Range access control customers can now benefit from biometric credentials, thanks to a new partnership with biometric technology company, Zwipe. The new service, which uses clients’ existing card readers, is one of several intelligent integrations Inner Range will be demonstrating at a free Integration Showcase on April 24, 2018, at its European HQ near Reading, Berkshire. Other integrators at the event include Morse Watchmans which combines key locker control and asset management s...

Zwipe and Gemalto partner up to create biometric card payments

Biometric technology company Zwipe has announced that it has partnered with Gemalto, a worldwide card manufacturer, to pilot the first battery-less dual-interface fingerprint activated payment card with Bank of Cyprus. 2018 upcoming pilots Gemalto has confirmed multiple upcoming pilots in 2018, with the first of these being with Bank of Cyprus. Commenting on the cooperation, Sylvie Gibert, SVP of Payment Cards at Gemalto said, “We have spent the last 18 months extensively evaluating and...

Zwipe shares biometric authentication expertise at security industry events

Zwipe will have a major presence at two industry events over the next ten days. The team will be meeting with customers and partners in the trusted identity industry at Trustech and the UK banking and payments community at Fintech Connect Live! Smart biometric payment solutions Starting first this week in Cannes, France, Zwipe will be present at Trustech 2017, one of the longest-running and largest trusted identity conferences in the world. Zwipe will have a stand and meeting room located at L...

Identiv partners with Zwipe providing biometric access control card services

Identiv, Inc. announced that the company has partnered with biometric technology company Zwipe for access control card formatting services. Identiv’s U.S.-based card service bureau is programming the radio frequency identification (RFID) chips in Zwipe’s biometric credential line, providing all physical access control system (PACS) formats from Identiv’s portfolio. Pre-formatted smart card formatting schemes In order to encode its biometric cards in a wide variety of formats,...

Zwipe tech announces first shipment of biometric technology products for contactless payment

Zwipe has announced that it has made the first shipment of its biometric technology products, for use in commercial contactless biometric payment card pilots by leading card manufacturers and banks. Commenting on the announcement Kim Humborstad, founder and CEO of Zwipe said: “We now have extensive agreements in place with some of the world’s leading card manufacturers, paving the way for commercial deployment with banks over the course of 2018.” Global smart card market In...

Zwipe Access announces key partner presence at ASIS 2017

Biometric tech company Zwipe will be well represented at one of the world’s largest security trade shows, ASIS International’s 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) taking place in Dallas, Texas. Promoting Zwipe Access solutions With over 22,000 industry guests from all the over the world and across the security spectrum expected to participate, ASIS is regarded as one of the world’s premier security events and will be a key showcase for Zwipe’s partner network i...

Zwipe Access biometric solution deployed in Rose Bruford College, UK

Biometric technology company Zwipe is proud to announce that Rose Bruford College, London’s International Drama School of Theatre & Performance has chosen Zwipe Access as the preferred solution for the prestigious school’s security needs both for students and staff. The deployment of the Zwipe biometric solution was secured by Kodit Security, Zwipe’s distribution partner and systems integrator in the United Kingdom. Integrated biometric access control Speaking on the sele...

Zwipe Access extends digital & physical security business to SADC market with Priority Group Holdings

Biometric technology company Zwipe is proud to announce that Priority Group Holdings (Pty) Ltd., a digital security provider and installer based in South Africa has chosen Zwipe Access as its preferred biometric access control solution. The two companies have signed a distribution agreement that includes the marketing, sale and distribution of Zwipe Access cards for the Southern African Development Community (SADC), representing a territory composed of 15 countries across the southern part of th...

Zwipe to unveil dual-interface biometric payment card at Seamless Asia 2017

The ISO and EMV compliant card operates without the need for a battery Biometric technology company Zwipe will for the first time publicly demonstrate its dual-interface payment card in Singapore, on April 19th and 20th, at Seamless Asia 2017. The innovative payments solution is the first of its kind to fully integrate EMV compatible contact and contactless transactions. Unlimited contactless transactions Working with existing infrastructure, the ISO and EMV compliant card o...

Zwipe announces continued progress on dual interface biometric payment card

Zwipe continues to make progress on testing, product expansion, and market development in all three verticals Zwipe shared 2016 fourth quarter business highlights this week as part of its investor presentation hosted by Carnegie Norway, a prominent Nordic investment bank. Dual interface biometric payment cards Zwipe has continued to make progress on testing, product expansion, and market development in all three product verticals, payment, access control, and ID solutions. W...