Finnish Miotec has increased smartcard security through biometrics, which uses physical characteristics, such as fingerprint, retinal patterns, or voice to identify an individual.
Biometric technology uses physical characteristics, such as fingerprint, retinal patterns, or voice to identify an individual. In traditional biometric technology, the biometric information was stored in databases or readers. Not only was this exposing the secure information to hacking, but was considered a violation of privacy – the user’s personal information was stored in a potentially unsecured device. Miotec moved the biometric information into the smartcard.
Mr Ari Saapunki, Miotec CTO, says Miotec has been able to find areas in the card business where they have been more nimble than the large global card producers, offering their expertise as a design partner to those creating cards for secure transactions.
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