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22/04/2019

Zwipe broadens biometric payment card scope

Oslo, Norway

Biometric technology company Zwipe is releasing a proprietary Javacard operating system (OS) solution compatible with multiple global payment network applets. The solution is integrated with Zwipe’s biometric engine and is relevant for biometric payment cards, wearables and other ultra-low power payment and biometric applications.

In the biometric payment card marketplace, the primary operating systems in use are Multos and Java. Speaking on the Javacard OS solutions development, André Løvestam, CEO of Zwipe, said “With this announcement, Zwipe is uniquely positioned to be able to offer products that address both Multos and Java, further broadening the company’s scope in meeting various customer preferences and needs in the biometric payment card marketplace.”

He addied, “Several of our already announced partners will use our Javacard enabled biometric payment solution and we have received interest from multiple other card manufacturers to integrate it into their payment card offerings”.

Zwipe’s biometric payment platform features the company’s biometric engine and power management systems located on a flexible inlay which is integrated inside a traditional payment card by card manufacturing partners. This platform is seamlessly integrated with Javacard OS and multiple payment applets found on the card’s secure element.


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