First Italian biometric payment card to use FPC tech
08 November 2018 16:23 GMT

Intesa Sanpaolo has announced Italy’s first biometric payment card trial.

The card is provided by Gemalto, with technology from Zwipe, and is using a sensor from the FPC1300-series.

FPC noted that it has ultra-low power consumption and works with standard contactless POS terminals.

"The superior biometric performance ensures both security and convenience for cardholders", wrote FPC.