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Zwipe to launch biometric payment cards and signs a new deal

Tuesday 4 January 2022 13:22 CET | News

Norway-based biometrics provider Zwipe has partnered with Easy Pay and areeba to launch biometric payment cards and signed a new manufacturing deal with Forzacard.

Easy Pay is planning a pilot of fingerprint biometrics-enabled payment cards in India ahead of commercial launches planned for the summer of 2022, in collaboration with Zwipe and its Indian manufacturing partner, KL Hi-Tech. Easy Pay is a payment services company currently used by more than 2 million retailers.

A bank in the Levant region, meanwhile, has chosen to pilot a biometric payment card enabled with Zwipe Pay ONE in the first half of 2022, through the biometric provider’s partnership with areeba. The bank specialises in wealth management and serves thousands of high-net worth and affluent customers, the partners say.

Forzacard is a Mexican card manufacturer that will develop and launch biometric cards powered by Zwipe, under a new agreement. The card-maker delivers more than 25 million payment cards per year to customers across multiple countries. It is certified for Visa, Mastercard, and Carnet cards.


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