Norwegian fingerprint identification and authentication solutions firm Idex has announced that it is collaborating with Shenzhen Excelsecu to develop battery-less dual-interface biometric cards with a display. Excelsecu is a Chinese supplier and solution provider of data security. The company's product portfolio includes a wide range of security products including display cards, authentication dongles and tokens, as well as smart cards.Excelsecu's customers span the financial services industry plus government and enterprise. Several of China's largest banks are customers including the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the Agricultural Bank of China, and the Bank of Communications. Stan Swearingen, CEO of IDEX Biometrics comments, “Excelsecu is a well-established and trusted player in the Chinese data security space. The company offers a range of high quality authentication products, and we strongly believe many of these products will become even more secure and convenient with the addition of our fingerprint technology and biometric systems expertise.” Liuzhang Chen, VP of Excelsecu continues, “Demand for higher levels of security, coupled with a positive user experience, are essential for success in today's digital world. Excelsecu is always innovating and looking to develop products which address these demands. Working with IDEX Biometrics, to bring to market dual-interface biometric smart cards with display, is a great example of our innovation. We look forward to working with the IDEX team and using their market leading technologies to make this innovative product a reality.”