adoption

New Research Suggests Technophobia is a Key Obstacle in Biometric FinTech Adoption

New Research Suggests Technophobia is a Key Obstacle in Biometric FinTech Adoption

The biggest obstacle to mainstream adoption of advanced new FinTech is a lack of understanding on the part of the customer, suggests HSBC in a new research report. Entitled Trust in Technology, the report is based on surveys of a little over 12,000 respondents across Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Singapore, the…

Can Biometric Security Options Accelerate mPayment Adoption?

Can Biometric Security Options Accelerate mPayment Adoption?

Mobile payment adoption could be accelerated if businesses were willing to guarantee against mPayment fraud, according to a new study. Conducted by Oxford Economics and Charney Research on behalf of Ingenico ePayments and NTT DATA, the study will lead to a full report scheduled for publication in January, but for now NTT DATA has issued…

EyeVerify Boasts 2 Million Eyeprint ID Users

EyeVerify Boasts 2 Million Eyeprint ID Users

EyeVerify has announced via a new blog post on its website that it ended 2015 with 2 million enrolled Eyeprint ID users on unique devices. The company’s biometric software technology—which authenticates users by matching the unique vein patterns and other micro features in and around their eye to stored templates—received a commercial release last year…

Biometrics Year in Review: Password Date of Death

Biometrics Year in Review: Password Date of Death

Another year is almost behind us, and what a year it’s been for biometrics. When it comes to authentication, especially for consumers, the identity industry has made an incredible amount of progress. With biometric sensors and software becoming standard fare on newly released smartphones, an increasing number of feasible consumer grade modalities, and major IT…