In January 2019 IDEX Biometrics announced that we are partnering with Goldpac Group Ltd. (“Goldpac”), one of the five largest card integrators globally, and the only secure payment solution provider in China to hold simultaneous certifications by China UnionPay, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, JCB and Diners. The objective of the partnership is to launch dual-interface biometric smart cards to customers in China and beyond.
IDEX Biometrics announced in September 2018 a collaboration with CEC Huada Electronic Design Co., Ltd. (HED) on a reference design for biometric smart cards. HED products are widely applied in financial payment, government public utilities, identification, telecommunications and mobile payments etc. at home and worldwide.
In September 2018 we announced a partnership with Hengbao, one of the biggest card companies based in China, covering the banking, telecoms and security sectors. We have partnered to introduce contact based biometric smart cards across the Asian market, with future plans to trial dual-interface cards. Hengbao supports cards for multiple payment network specifications, including Mastercard, China Union Pay, VISA, and JCB.
In May 2019 IDEX Biometrics is pleased to announce that it has entered into partnership with Sian Intelligent Technology Co, Ltd. (“Sian”), a leading Chinese smart card manufacturer, specializing in the development, design, manufacturing and sale of dual-interface smart cards.
In December 2019 IDEX Biometrics is pleased to announce that it is collaborating with Visionox, China’s largest OLED display manufacturer.The goal of the collaboration is to enable cost-effective, feature-rich smart card systems employing both display and biometric technologies.
In October 2018 we announced a partnership with XH Smart Tech in China, the leading provider of solutions on IoT and blockchain technologies which are both data user and data centric. The objective of the partnership is to deploy biometric smart cards. We have received an initial order, from XH Smart Tech, for our dual-interface fingerprint sensor to commence integration.