and IDEMIA collaborate to elevate the banking experience with Card Connect

Customers can now combine traditional payment card functionalities with the convenience of a mobile app while protecting their personal data., a leading online bank, has strengthened its partnership with IDEMIA to enhance its range of digital banking solutions. This strategic collaboration integrates IDEMIA’s state-of-the-art Card Connect technology into’s suite of technologies for enhanced security and convenience as well as a host of time-saving features.

IDEMIA Card Connect forms a bridge between the physical and digital worlds—customers can now combine their traditional payment card with a mobile app while Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) ensures that personal data remains secure. Data transfer between a card applet and a smartphone is seamless, with static information stored on the card applet when the card is personalized or the smartphone is linked to it, and dynamic data is generated each time the card is tapped on the phone. The card applet incorporates cryptographic features to protect data and allows SCA features such as One Time Passwords (OTP) or digital signatures for ultimate card issuer flexibility. entrusts IDEMIA to integrate their Card Connect technology into its own “Connected Card” feature. Connected Card allows users to share their name, job title, and other contact details as a digital business card. To do this, the cardholder simply taps their physical card onto an NFC-enabled phone, which instantly updates their contact card in the person’s address book.

IDEMIA has supplied physical payment cards to since 2020. As the partnership evolved, IDEMIA’s increasingly advanced technology has been integrated to enhance the card. By choosing IDEMIA Card Connect, has demonstrated its dedication to providing innovative banking services and staying at the forefront of the digital banking sector, catering to the evolving needs of its customers.

We are thrilled to collaborate with, a true innovator in the payment landscape committed to delivering customer-centric solutions. Strengthening our partnership to include IDEMIA Card Connect with’s Connected Card feature showcases the synergy between our mission and technologies, elevating the banking experience to benefit our customers.
Christine Bardoulat, Vice President and Business Director, Payment Services at IDEMIA

It has been a pleasure to work with IDEMIA over the years, and our partnership has grown from strength to strength. We are consistently impressed with their speed, innovations, and response to our needs, and we look forward to continuing our journey together.
Adrien Touati, CEO,


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