IDEX Biometrics & Goldpac team up to distribute biometric smart cards globally

IDEX Biometrics has collaborated with Goldpac FinTech, a Goldpac Group company, to deploy biometric smart cards based on IDEX Biometrics fingerprint solution for payments and identity access globally.

Goldpac, a Hong Kong-based FinTech firm, is Goldpac Group’s international business arm. Goldpac Group is a payment card supplier and claims to have a presence across 30 countries, with more than 1,700 customers comprising large and medium-sized domestic and international issuers and financial institutions.

With a strong customer base and over 30 years of payment card experience, Goldpac is well-positioned to lead the commercialization of biometric payment cards in Asia and globally.

“We are delighted to bring biometric smart cards to the global market through this partnership with IDEX Biometrics as we address the growing demand of our customers in the banking, FinTech and related enterprise markets,” said Oliver Hui, CEO of Goldpac FinTech. “Through best-in-class card performance and a frictionless customer experience, Goldpac will offer our customers high-performing and cost-efficient biometric card solutions.”

“With Goldpac’s extensive bank portfolio and expertise in the payments and identification markets, we are adding an important ecosystem partner to support our commercial acceleration,” shared Catharina Eklof, Chief Commercial Officer of IDEX Biometrics. “Goldpac and IDEX Biometrics bring cutting-edge authentication solutions for payments and identity access to the market, and we expect these biometric cards to be in consumers’ hands before the end of 2023.”

IDEX Biometrics is a technology leader in fingerprint biometrics, offering authentication solutions across payments, access control, and digital identity. The company’s solutions provide convenience, security, peace of mind and seamless user experiences to the world. The biometric solutions are built on patented and proprietary sensor technologies, integrated circuit designs, and software, which target card-based applications for payments and digital authentication.