SmartMetric launches digital wallet protected with biometrics

Launch new biometric digital wallet.

The SmartMetric One Card Digital Wallet solution stores one or many cards’ information in a smart card solution protected by biometrics.

To unlock the wallet, you have to swipe your finger on the swipe sensor provided by Fingerprint Cards (FPC).Matching is done locally inside the card, where user data is also stored encrypted inside the card’s secure memory.

The card can store information from Credit Cards, IDs, Drivers’ Licenses and so forth, it can also be used for online authentication via a small EMV card-reading USB adaptor.

Protecting personal data and sensitive credit card information is critical and must be done in a convenient way so that users can handle this easily on a daily basis.”  Chaya Hendrick, President and CEO of SmartMetric Inc., said: “Our biometric smart card is the first on the market that offers true multi-credit card storage functionality, with data only available after secure fingerprint authentication. FPC provides the type of fingerprint sensor technology that our biometric smart card requires, where low power consumption and compact size are crucial technical requirements.”

Thomas Rex EVP Sales & Marketing of FPC, comments: “Smart cards, protected by the use of biometrics, combine security and user convenience and in its One Card Digital Wallet solution, SmartMetric has added features that solve the challenge of handling multiple credit cards and other personal ID information. We are excited to see this new solution being offered on the global smart card market. FPC’s sensor technology has proven once more to be the market-leading supplier of capacitive fingerprint sensors with the highest quality, compact size and the lowest power consumption.”

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