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Biometric Payment Card Pilot in the Middle East

Gemalto, the largest payment card manufacturer in the world, will provide biometric technology for a Visa card product in Lebanon issued by Areeba, a company that opened for business last year. It will be the first test of a dual-interface (contact- and contactless-chip) biometric payment card in the Middle East. The Areeba card in Lebanon and a recently announced JCB card being tested in Japan join existing fingerprint card tests in South Africa with Absa (issue #1109) as well as Bank of Cyprus and Mountain America Credit Union (issue #1124). Fingerprint verification is more convenient ...

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