The biometric year of 2018

2018 is coming to an end and it sure has been an eventful year in biometrics. During the year, capacitive sensors were increasingly replaced in high-end smartphones by new sensor technologies such as optical and ultrasound. … Continued

How to securely manage fingerprint authentication on payment cards

In this 1-minute video, R&D Director, Fredrik Clementson explains how to securely manage fingerprint authentication on payment cards. Biometric payment cards are attracting banks and payment providers, the main incentive in addition to increasing user convenience … Continued

Biometric payment cards in focus – impressions from Money20/20 Europe

Last week, the largest Fintech event in Europe, Money20/20, was held in Amsterdam, with more than 5000 visitors and 1500 companies attending. Precise Biometrics was on site to discuss biometric payment cards and to catch up … Continued

New whitepaper explains the next big thing in biometrics

Biometric payment cards are promising to be the next big thing in biometrics. This year, we have seen several developments indicating that we are edging closer to the first commercial launch. Global payment giant VISA, for … Continued

We have exciting times ahead of us – Interview with Senior Sales Director, Fredrik Sjöholm

Today we’ve published our Annual Report for 2017. Besides the financial overview of 2017 it contains some interesting reading about the fingerprint market development and our business. One sample is the interview below with Fredrik Sjöholm … Continued

Why all the buzz about biometric payment cards?

The emergence of biometric payment cards is creating a lot of buzz in the biometrics industry. Many of the major payment providers are involved in pilot projects. Visa and Mountain America Credit Union has started the … Continued

Under display and biometric smart cards – hot topics at MWC in Barcelona

Four days with a hectic schedule full of interesting meetings, discussions and interviews at Mobile World Congress 2018 Barcelona (MWC) gave a strong confirmation that solutions for under-display fingerprint sensors and biometric payment cards are the … Continued

Patrik Lindeberg, COO of Precise Biometrics at Trustech: “Biometrics will replace PIN codes on payment cards”

The challenges and opportunities of biometrics in payments, which is undergoing rapid growth, was the subject of a panel discussion with four leading industry players at Trustech, the large trade show for smart cards, payments and … Continued

Secure Elements raise the bar for fingerprint security – Interview with Fredrik Sjöholm, Senior Sales Director, Embedded Market

How do you make payments really secure on a smartphone or an embedded system like a credit card? Precise Biometrics solution is to fit fingerprint authentication in a so called Embedded Secure Element, eSE. “This will … Continued

The challenge of small sensors and secure fingerprint solutions – Interview with Rutger Petersson, R&D Director

“The biggest and perhaps most exciting development for the company is the market trend towards smaller and smaller fingerprint sensors and tougher demands for biometric performance,” says Rutger Petersson, R&D Director at Precise Biometrics. He has … Continued