Biometric Update: Breakthrough year ahead for biometric payment cards: industry insights and predictions

15 January 2019

After a series of breakthroughs in fingerprint sensor manufacturing, new architectures such as system-on-chip (SOC), and power harvesting in recent years, biometric payment cards reached the point of widespread testing in 2018. Goode Intelligence forecasted in October that there will be 579 million biometric payment cards in use by 2023, and 2019 will see the commercial launch of biometric payment cards, according to numerous industry sources.

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