Smartmetric develops biometric healthcare card
09 August 2018 10:50 GMT

Identity tech firm SmartMetric has created a biometric secured smartcard that stores your medical files, including medical scans and images.

The company said in a press release that inside the SmartMetric biometric card, the size and thickness of a credit card, is memory and a Cortex processor, along with the SmartMetric embedded software that allows for both instant scanning of your fingerprint to unlock the card.  The card is able to store and display on a computer your medical files, including such things as medical scans and images.

"This card will allow a person who has a medical condition to carry with them all of their important medical records when traveling away from home.  Providing the peace of mind knowing that if a medical event takes place when out of town or overseas that your doctors will be able to access immediately your medical history and information," said today SmartMetric's President and CEO, Chaya Hendrick.

"Having spent a long time in research and development of our biometric secure fingerprint unlocked credit card, we have been able to use the same miniature electronics technology into creating this amazing leap forward in portable medical files," said Chaya Hendrick.

SmartMetric is continuing with offering of its biometric credit card through distributors in the USA, North America and Europe who are working with card issuing banks.  The company has also created a biometric fingerprint activated multifunction doorway and computer access card that is also being offered through SmartMetric's distributors.