IDEMIA Secure Transactions launches bamboo transportation smartcard

Tuesday 14 May 2024 11:27 CET | News

IDEMIA Secure Transactions, with the TAP team at Los Angeles Metro has launched the Bamboo TAP Card made from FSC™-certified bamboo.


As stated in the official press release, crafted from FSC™-certified bamboo, a sustainable resource, the Bamboo TAP Card intends to offer users an eco-conscious alternative to traditional transit fare cards. The texture and its natural origin seeks to enhance the user experience as well as symbolise the user's commitment to protecting the environment. 

Moreover, the launch is expected to reflect IDEMIA Secure Transactions’ broader mission to support its clients in their transition towards sustainable practices and reducing reliance on non-renewable resources. 

IDEMIA Secure Transactions, with the TAP team at Los Angeles Metro has launched the Bamboo TAP Card made from FSC™-certified bamboo.

The Bamboo TAP Card, like all IST’s technologies, intends to ensure a seamless and secure transaction, while redefining the standards of eco-consciousness in the urban mobility sector. The bamboo is certified by the Forestry Stewardship Council™ (FSC™), assuring no deforestation, the protection of plant and animal species, fair wages and a safe work environment for the workers, and the respect of the local communities. 

About IDEMIA Group 

IDEMIA Group provides simpler and safer ways to pay, connect, access, identify, travel and protect public places. With its expertise in biometrics and cryptography, IDEMIA develops technologies of excellence with an impactful, ethical, and socially responsible approach. Every day, IDEMIA secures billions of interactions in the physical and digital worlds. 
  • IDEMIA Secure Transactions is a technology provider who unlocks safer and easier ways to pay and connect. 

  • IDEMIA Public Security is a global provider of biometric solutions that unlock convenient and secure travel, access, and protection. 

  • IDEMIA Smart Identity leverages the power of cryptographic and biometric technologies to unlock a single trusted identity for all. 

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Keywords: sustainability , environement changes, payments , product launch, public transportation
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Companies: IDEMIA Secure Transactions, Tap
Countries: World
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