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Zwipe tech powers first commercially available contactless biometric payment card

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 […]

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Norwegian MoT introduces partnership between Zwipe & Hitachi to major Japanese companies

Biometric technology company Zwipe was introduced this week to major card manufacturers and companies working in Fintech by Monica Mæland, the Norwegian Minister of Trade at a seminar organized and hosted by Zwipe’s partner in Japan, Hitachi High-Technologies. The purpose of the visit by the Minister was to meet with Japanese and Norwegian businesses working […]

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Chinese tech group helps finance Norwegian biometrics company Zwipe

Zwipe, which launched the world’s first fingerprint authenticated payment card last year, has announced that it has raised a further $5 million in equity from Photon Future Ltd. Photon Future is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kuang-Chi Group, which invests in disruptive innovations worldwide. The series B investment enables Zwipe to accelerate the commercialization […]

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Meet the CMA 2015 Finalists: Gamechanger

Popular Kickstarter (or as we refer to them – ‘Gamechanger’) projects have included potato salad or the perfect butter knife. This new CMA category, however, is a bit more technical than that. This award is handed to the individual or company with the most convincing business idea using NFC, contactless or mobile. The kind of […]

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Zwipe introduces genuine HID Technology biometric cards

Zwipe, a global leader in biometric authentication technology, today announced that HID Global’s iCLASS® and 125kHz ProxCard® users can now easily integrate the Zwipe Access biometric card, eliminating the need to add biometric readers to an existing HID Global® iClass® or Prox-based system. By providing authorized users with a Zwipe Access biometric cards that interoperate […]

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EDITORIAL: Apple Pay launches, cash gets tweeted, cards go biometric…

Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 43 2014: After Apple’s big announcement concerning Apple Pay, the question on everyone’s mind was “When will it launch?” Last week, the date announced by Apple during their developers conference was the 20th October – today! This is it – D-Day, or Pay-Day rather… With another 500 […]

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