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Samsung’s All-in-One Chip for Biometric Cards

Later this year, Samsung Semiconductors will offer card manufacturers a single chip (S3B512C) that integrates the three functions needed to create biometric authentication cards—fingerprint sensor, secure element (SE) and secure processor. Currently, biometric payment cards require two and sometimes three chips to deliver the added cardholder authentication security. The SE in S3B512C is certified for EMVCo and Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level (CC EAL) 6+. It meets Mastercard specifications for biometric cards. Visa certification is pending. Mass production is expected by the en...

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February 2022
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U.S. General Purpose Brands—Purchase Volume

U.S. General Purpose Cards—2021 with change vs. 2020

Market Shares of Purchase Volume on General Purpose Cards in the U.S.—2021

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings

General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.—2021 with change vs. 2020

Purchase Volume on Mastercard and Visa Credit and Debit Cards in the U.S.

Mastercard and Visa Cards in Circulation in the U.S.—2011 through 2021

Mastercard and Visa Credit, Debit & Prepaid Cards in the U.S.

Mastercard and Visa Debit and Prepaid Cards in the U.S.

Payment Industry Investments—2021

Investments & Acquisitions—January 2022