join forces to deliver biometric payments to banks in the Nordic and Baltic regions
October 8, 2020 https://finance.yahoo.com/news/tietoevry-zwipe-join-forces-deliver-102800540.html
OSLO, Norway and HELSINKI, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Biometric fintech Zwipe and TietoEVRY, the leading provider of software and digital banking services in the Nordics, have agreed to jointly roll-out biometric payment solutions based on the Zwipe Pay ONE platform.
With the recent surge in demand for safer and more secure payments, TietoEVRY is embracing biometric payment innovations that enable more hygienic, secure and convenient payments for consumers.
"We are excited to roll-out the Zwipe Pay ONE platform in close collaboration with Zwipe, a pioneer and innovator in biometric payments
. We selected Zwipe as the most interesting partner for mass market deployment. Together, we will support banks to roll-out biometric payment cards and wearables at scale. From recent discussions with issuers, we already see broad interest for such innovations. Clearly, now is the time to take action," says Jarmo Rouhiainen, Head of TietoEVRY Card Production and Personalization Services.
As part of this commercial agreement, Zwipe will provide TietoEVRY with technical support towards biometric payment card integration, enrollment solutions, and a complete end-to-end advisory offering aimed at helping banks successfully deploy biometric payment solutions. TietoEVRY will source their Zwipe Pay ONE-based cards
through their network of card manufacturers.
"Partnering with TietoEVRY is a significant milestone for Zwipe. TietoEVRY's deep relations with a large number of banks in the Nordics, Baltics and beyond will be a strategic complement to Zwipe's technology leadership, accelerating the deployment of next generation contactless payments. Partnering closely with one of Europe's strongest players in payment services, we are further showcasing the value-add we deliver to the ecosystem," says André Løvestam, CEO of Zwipe.