Wisecard to offer biometric payment cards built on Zwipe Pay platform across the Asia Pacific Region

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Wisecard Technology and Zwipe are pleased to confirm their partnership to bring biometric payment cards to consumers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) Region. Wisecard is one of the world’s largest suppliers of turnkey personalization solutions serving more than 150 financial institutions and 50 card personalization bureaus in more than 60 countries worldwide. Zwipe is a leading innovator in the biometric smart card industry with market leading biometric payment card platform, Zwipe Pay.

Elaborating on the partnership, Kevin Yi, Vice President-Business Development at Wisecard said, “Wisecard has been at the forefront of payment technologies for over ten years. Partnering with Zwipe, a well-known leader in biometric card technology, enables us to offer revolutionary solutions to our customers, banks and card personalization bureaus. Wisecard recognizes the significant benefits that biometric payment cards bring to consumers and issuers alike. With the Zwipe Pay platform we now have the maturity and reliability to make it a reality”.

As part of this partnership agreement, the parties have agreed to execute joint sales and marketing initiatives, backed with a strong technology collaboration where Wisecard will deliver pre-built personalization scripts for Zwipe Pay biometric payment cards ensuring much faster and smoother implementation for banks and card personalization bureaus.

Claus Hansen, Vice President, Sales and Business Development for Zwipe in APAC said: “Partnering with Wisecard greatly strengthens the global delivery and implementation ecosystem of biometric payment cards built on our platform, across the APAC region and also beyond. Together we will bring next generation biometric payment cards to card personalization bureaus, smart card manufacturers, payment processors and issuers.”