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Organizers Reveal Speakers for Inaugural Money20/20 Asia

Organizers Reveal Speakers for Inaugural Money20/20 Asia

“Organizers have also hinted at some of the major topics of Money20/20 Asia, including alternative lending, ‘augmented intelligence technology’, and tokenization in payments.” Just a month and a half ahead of the inaugural Money20/20 Asia event, organizers have announced some details including a roster of high-profile keynote speakers. Among them are some heavy-hitters: HSBC CIO…

Citi Aims to be First Bank to Offer Voice Authentication Throughout APAC

Citi Aims to be First Bank to Offer Voice Authentication Throughout APAC

With a voice recognition system now deployed in Taiwan, Citibank is aiming to be the first financial services company to offer voice biometrics authentication across the entire Asia Pacific market. The company is using the technology to enable passive authentication for customers calling in to its call centers, and says that in the coming weeks…

Daon Supports Major Border Security Upgrade

Daon Supports Major Border Security Upgrade

Biometric identity solutions developer Daon has helped to upgrade a major border control system in Asia, the company has announced. The system was first implemented in 2007, when a Japan-based systems integrator integrated multimodal biometric middleware into a border control system for a major country in the Asia region. Last year, that system underwent a…

Huawei Sticks with FPC for Latest Smartphone Sensor

Huawei Sticks with FPC for Latest Smartphone Sensor

Fingerprint Cards fingerprint sensor technology has found its way into another Asia-made smartphone, the company has announced. Huawei’s MaiMang 4 comes with an embedded FPC1025 sensor. It’s a continuation of a standing relationship between the companies. Last fall Huawei’s Ascend Mate 7 became the first Android-based smartphone to feature an embedded fingerprint sensor, an FPC1020;…

World Peace Industrial Group Places Major FPC Order

World Peace Industrial Group Places Major FPC Order

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has received a major new order for its fingerprint sensors. Placed by World Peace Industrial Group (or WPI), the order is valued at 268 MSEK. The order is for four different sensors: FPC1025, FPC1035, FPC1145 and FPC1155; and they’re expected to be delivered over the latter half of this year. The sensors are…

NEXT Scores Major Distributor in Asia

NEXT Scores Major Distributor in Asia

NEXT Biometrics has signed up another major distributor, the company has announced. WPG Korea has been welcomed to the fold as a distributor in Asia. It’s a good catch. In a press release, NEXT Biometrics asserted that WPG Holdings, of which WPG Korea is a member, is “the world’s #1 semiconductor distributor and the largest electronics…