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G+D deploys Fingerprint Cards biometrics in bank card trial

Thursday 18 July 2019 11:18 CET | News

Fingerprint Cards has revealed its collaboration with Giesecke + Devrient Mobile Security (G+D) to bring contactless biometric payment cards to the European market.

The biometric card is currently being piloted by France-based bank Crédit Agricole. The cards are manufactured and customised by G+D, and feature Fingerprint Cards’ T-Shape module, which has ultra-low power consumption and is tailored to be integrated in smartcards using standard processes.

G+D representatives consider that the biometric card solutions mark an important step into a future of payment solutions that are convenient and secure. Moreover, currently there are 20 pilots of contactless biometric cards around the world using Fingerprint Cards’ fingerprint technology.


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Keywords: Giesecke + Devrient, G+D, Fingerprint Cards, biometrics, Europe, bank, cards, collaboration, smartcards, payments, security
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