Next-Generation Cards 2019


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NEXT provides advanced fingerprint sensor technology that delivers uncompromised security and accuracy for the best possible user experience in the smart card, government ID, access control and notebook markets. The company’s patented NEXT Active Thermal™ principle allows the development of large, high quality fingerprint sensors in both rigid and flexible formats. NEXT Biometrics Group ASA ( is headquartered in Oslo, with sales, support and development operations in Seattle, Silicon Valley, Taipei, Prague, Bengaluru and Shanghai.

NGK's EnerCera® battery series are ultra-thin rechargeable batteries suitable for powered smart cards. With NGK’s original Crystal Oriented Ceramic Plate as electrodes, EnerCera battery has the high energy capacity to implement fingerprint sensor, display and BLE communication circuits in the smart card. Furthermore, EnerCera battery is the world’s first Li-ion battery which can be embedded in smart card using hot lamination process. Moreover, EnerCera battery has the fast charging capability which enables charging by the contactless card reader or with smartphone via NFC. Also the huge peak discharge current (500mA) enables LPWA communication. Based on the above features, EnerCera battery will open the door for the next-generation cards.

IAC seeks to bring together component manufacturers, card manufacturers and other industry partners to promote the use of interactive cards as an alternate class of smart device. We have over ten years development experience in interactive cards manufacturing and have developed an automated process capable of producing over 1.5 million inlays/cards per month, per IAC line which are ISO-certifiable and meeting MasterCard’s CSI standard. Be an IAC partner today. We provide R&D, prototype and sample manufacturing, pre-laminated inlays and other services. Together, let us bring interactive card applications to different industries — payments, healthcare, transportation and identification etc. IAC – Your Resource for Interactive Cards Manufacturing.

ST is a global semiconductor leader delivering intelligent and energy-efficient products and solutions that power the electronics at the heart of everyday life. ST’s products are found everywhere today, and together with our customers, we are enabling smarter driving and smarter factories, cities and homes, along with the next generation of mobile and Internet of Things devices. Our certified secure microcontrollers and turnkey security solutions ensure your peace of mind by protecting your privacy in the fast growing connected digital world. From traditional smartcard applications such as SIM, banking, ID, transport or PayTV to the latest ones such as secure mobile transactions or Internet of Things, ST is able to deliver the right solution to cover the new security needs. Further information can be found at

Mounisse Chadli
Business Development Manager, APSCA
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+86 156 1879 0417