IDEX Biometrics, Tongxin Microelectronics achieve payment card China UnionPay certification

Wednesday 3 February 2021 10:25 CET | News

IDEX Biometrics’ fingerprint sensor and Tongxin Microelectronics’ (TMC) secure element (SE) have been included in a second biometric payment card certified by China UnionPay (CUP). 

TMC is a SE supplier in China focused on the smart card industry and the goal of its partnership with IDEX is to accelerate biometric smart card adoption. This certification leverages the ongoing collaboration between the two companies. The certified payment card is manufactured by Goldpac, and it is ready for volume production.

IDEX’s strategy is to partner with SE industry leaders, such as TMC, for providing solutions to all global card manufacturers, Globe News Wire reports. This ensures compatibility between the SE and IDEX’s biometric solutions and facilitates the card manufacturer’s development process.

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Keywords: IDEX Biometrics, Tongxin Microelectronics, partnership, China, UnionPay certification, cards, payments , biometrics
Categories: Fraud & Financial Crime
Countries: China
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