FEITIAN and Fingerprint Cards AB Announce Advanced Biometric Card Solution, Bringing Biometric Payment/Access Cards To The Global Market
Jun 7th, 2022
Beijing, China - June 7, 2022 - As a global leading provider of cyber security products and solutions, FEITIAN Technologies is collaborating with Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints™), a world-leading biometrics company, to bring an advanced biometric card solution to the global payment and access markets.
The solution is built on FEITIAN Java Card Operation System (FT-JCOS) and Fingerprints' next generation T-Shape™ (T2) sensor which is directly connected to Infineon’s secure element SLC38. Such combination allows biometric authentication to be executed entirely within Infineon’s newly approved secure element, enabling a complete solution with increased security without the need for a Micro Controller.
The advanced biometric card solution offers cards in a pre-laminated form to card manufactures, making it easier and more affordable to develop and roll out biometric payment cards at scale. The biometric solution can be integrated in payment and access cards using standard automated manufacturing processes.
"We are pleased to collaborate with both FEITIAN and Infineon, and this three-party collaboration shows that great expertise and knowledge will bring new innovative products to the market without sacrificing security or performance. Being able to offer a product with proven and world-leading biometrics and high security with low cost goes in line with meeting our customers’ demand", says Michel Roig, President of Payments & Access at Fingerprints.
"We are happy to extend our collaboration with Fingerprints and Infineon, resulting in new products and offers to the global market integrating leading and proven biometrics by Fingerprints. This groundbreaking card solution will enable increased scalability both from an integration and production perspective as well as improved cost for manufacturing", says Yan Yan, Vice President at FEITIAN.
"The volume ramp of Fingerprints and FEITIAN’s advanced biometric card solution is an important milestone for biometric payment cards and is an early fruit of a far-reaching collaboration with our strategic partner Fingerprints. Our dedicated collaboration has resulted in a Biometric System-on-Card (BSoC) platform without the need of an additional microcontroller, which is major contribution to the whole payment ecosystem. As Infineon, we remain committed to our strategy of innovating and developing novel solutions and technologies with our partners enabling cost-effective and scalable industrialization of high-performance biometric smart cards", said Tolgahan Yildiz, Head of the Payment Solutions product line at Infineon Technologies AG.
Founded in 1998, FEITIAN Technologies is a leading worldwide provider of Fingerprint Biometric Passwordless Authentication. The company is dedicated to building a full range of strong authentication, identification, and payment solutions using a variety of Security Key and Smart Card formfactors. FEITIAN is a member of Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), a Board Member of the FIDO Alliance, and is a Technology Partner for Google. Globally, the company has around 1,000 employees, more than half of whom are focused on research and development. FEITIAN serves clients in over 150 countries with leading enterprise, financial, telecom, government, education organizations.
Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints) – the world’s leading biometrics company, with its roots in Sweden. We believe in a secure and seamless universe, where you are the key to everything. Our solutions are found in hundreds of millions of devices and applications, and are used billions of times every day, providing safe and convenient identification and authentication with a human touch. Fingerprints is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (FING B).