Metal payment cards: Licencing, inlays and dual-interface chip modules
AmaTech, a subsidiary of Paragon ID, launched the world’s first metal cards with a dual interface in 2018 allowing the ability to activate contactless payment on both sides.
AmaTech's clients can benefit from the patented technology by either purchasing the inlays and dual-interface chip modules for metal banking cards or the license to produce these.
Pioneers of the world's first dual-interface metal cards
AmaTech, now a specialist R&D division of Paragon ID, pioneered the development of best-in-class RFID applications aimed at the banking industry and its suppliers, and is recognised worldwide for its technology and innovations. EMV metal bank cards developed by AmaTech contain the world’s first inlay with a dual interface chip module and meet the high security requirements of RFID-enabled smartcards in the payment sector.
The patented technology elevates the user’s experience for metal payment cards by creating a convenient and efficient contactless payment activated from either side of the card.
AmaTech's clients can benefit from this technology and expertise by either purchasing the inlays and DI chip modules or the license of the patented technology.
For more information about AmaTech's technology and licencing opportunities, please contact us.
Innovative metal cards
Mainly aimed at premium customers and seen as a luxury accessory, metal bank cards are becoming ever more popular and accessible. To respond to this growing requirement, AmaTech continues to be active in the development of metal cards and has developed a selection of construction, finishing and weight options to cater for a wide range of customers.
These different options allow payment card issuers (banks, financial service providers, etc.) to offer "packaged" luxury metal cards bundled with a range of privileges and benefits personalised to meet the needs their customers.