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MasterCard, Zwipe develop NFC card with fingerprint security

Sunday 19 October 2014 | 16:17 CET | News
MasterCard and Norwegian fingerprint technology specialist Zwipe have developed the world's first NFC contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor. The announcement comes after a successful pilot with Norwegian bank Sparkebanken DIN. The Zwipe MasterCard combines an EMV certified secure element and MasterCard's contactless application. Cardholders' fingerprint data is stored on the card rather than in an external database. The biometric authentication replaces the PIN entry. Zwipe is now working on the next generation of its card that will be the same format as a

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Companies: MasterCard / Zwipe
Countries: World
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