Idex Biometrics, Egis, Goodix, FPC fight for share in growing biometric card and mobile device markets
Biometrics stocks news this week includes a new biometric payment card partnership for Idex Biometrics, a suit filed by Egis against Goodix, and some market projections from Fingerprint Cards. Meanwhile, secunet has joined the Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s SDAX, and Plurilock has launched its stock for public investment in Canada.
Idex signs new biometric card manufacturing partnership
Smart card and software-maker Ubivelox and Idex Biometrics have formed a strategic partnership to build and market a complete biometric payment card solution for Ubivelox’ customer base of more than 140 companies across the Asia-Pacific region, and those that issue Mastercard and Visa in particular.
A secure element from an unnamed international provider with integrated power management, along with the TrustedBio fingerprint biometric-sensor-on-chip will be used in the design. Idex Biometrics has an established partnership with secure element provider Infineon.
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