biometric payments

Manchester Co-working Space Opts for Biometric Payments Tech

Manchester Co-working Space Opts for Biometric Payments Tech

All Work & Social, the operator of a co-working space in Manchester, England, has become the latest organization to embrace Fingopay‘s biometric payments platform. The partnership means that members of All Work & Social’s XYZ building in Spinningfields will be able to pay for food and beverages – the building features an in-house coffee bar…

NEXT Biometrics Gets Another India-focused POS Partner

NEXT Biometrics Gets Another India-focused POS Partner

NEXT Biometrics‘ roster of POS partners focused on the Indian market continues to grow, with the company announcing that it has now teamed up with Beijing-based Wiseasy. The latter will integrate NEXT Biometrics’ fingerprint sensors into POS terminals designed for compatibility with Aadhaar Enabled Payment System applications. Aadhaar is, of course, India’s pioneering biometric national…

Fingopay Partners with Cardstream Ahead of Global Naked Payments Launch

Fingopay Partners with Cardstream Ahead of Global Naked Payments Launch

Fingopay has partnered with Cardstream as it moves towards a global rollout of its naked payments platform. The alliance will give Fingopay access to all of the payment partners and applications that are connected to Cardstream’s Open Payment Network, which will allow it to expand rapidly as more retailers incorporate the technology. The global launch…

Chinese Subway Trials Facial Recognition Payment System

Chinese Subway Trials Facial Recognition Payment System

Shenzen Metro is trialing a new ticketing system that would allow passengers to pay their fare and board the subway with only a facial recognition scan. The system is built with 5G and AI technology from Huawei, and the trial is currently underway at the city’s Futian station. As South China Morning Post reports, participants…

Invixium Targets University/College Market for Biometric Access Control

Invixium Targets University/College Market for Biometric Access Control

Having demonstrated the utility of its biometric authentication technologies in heavy-duty industrial deployments, Invixium is now setting its sights on the academic market. In a new blog post, the company has outlined three key areas where its biometric access control solutions could prove highly beneficial. A fairly obvious one is in academic laboratory facilities. It’s…

NEXT Biometrics Teams with Another Aadhaar-Focused POS Specialist

NEXT Biometrics Teams with Another Aadhaar-Focused POS Specialist

Another partnership with a POS specialist is poised to extend NEXT Biometrics‘ presence in the Aadhaar market. The company has teamed up with New Delhi-based MobiOcean, which will integrate NEXT Biometrics’ fingerprint sensor technology into a POS solution designed to facilitate Aadhaar Enabled Payment System applications for merchants and government authorities. Aadhaar is India’s wide-ranging…

Investment Firms Support CLEAR Growth in Booming Biometrics Market

Investment Firms Support CLEAR Growth in Booming Biometrics Market

“The market for biometric technologies is expected to grow rapidly over the next few years and CLEAR is uniquely positioned to be the leader in using this technology to help consumers to access experiences beyond the airport more quickly and safely,” – Ted Leonsis, Co-founder and Partner, Revolution Growth CLEAR is planning for growth, with…

FIME Gets Mastercard Accreditation for Biometrics Testing

FIME Gets Mastercard Accreditation for Biometrics Testing

“…the timing of FIME’s accreditation also points clearly to the emergence of biometric payment cards, which Mastercard has been determinedly pushing toward a large-scale launch.” FIME, a firm that offers testing, certification, training, and consultancy services to the payments industry, has received accreditation from Mastercard to test fingerprint authentication solutions. In a statement announcing the…

China’s KFC May Have Just Launched the World’s Biggest Naked Payments Deployment

China’s KFC May Have Just Launched the World’s Biggest Naked Payments Deployment

“At KPRO, the system was installed in self-service kiosks, allowing customers to place their orders and pay via Smile to Pay’s facial recognition system, which links their faces to their Alipay accounts.” KFC has dramatically expanded its ‘Smile to Pay’ naked payments system in China, bringing it to 300 locations across the country. Yum China,…

Financial Biometrics Month 2018 – The Roundup

Financial Biometrics Month 2018 – The Roundup

In business, and perhaps especially in finance, timing is important. Borrowing at low rates, selling at high valuations, fundraising ahead of a market boom – success across a range of ventures depends so much upon acting when conditions are exactly right. For FinTech players involved in biometrics, that time is now, as our Financial Biometrics…

NEXT Biometrics Sensors to Be Used in POS Terminals Aimed at US Market

NEXT Biometrics Sensors to Be Used in POS Terminals Aimed at US Market

 “This show of support from TYSSO is evidence of the value NEXT’s large-area fingerprint sensors are delivering to the market. We look forward to a long and successful relationship with the team at TYSSO.” – Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics Tysso, a Taiwan-based POS solutions provider, has placed an order for fingerprint sensors from NEXT Biometrics, the…

[Money20/20] CLEAR’s CEO Talks Biometric Access Control and Naked Payments

[Money20/20] CLEAR’s CEO Talks Biometric Access Control and Naked Payments

With biometric technology being a bigger topic than ever at this year’s Money20/20 Las Vegas, one of the most fascinating panel discussions was focused on one particular biometrics program, albeit a very ambitious one: CLEAR. It started out as a system aimed at using biometric identification to expedite airport screening for members, but has recently…

[Money20/20] Beer and Football Partners Applaud CLEAR’s Biometric Screening, Naked Payments Tech

[Money20/20] Beer and Football Partners Applaud CLEAR’s Biometric Screening, Naked Payments Tech

The enormous potential of CLEAR‘s biometric screening technology beyond airport security is becoming perfectly clear, if the enthusiasm of the company’s partners in Seattle is any indication. In a panel discussion moderated by FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill on the opening day of Money20/20 Las Vegas, CLEAR CEO Caryn Seidman Becker explained the origins and trajectory…

579 Million Biometric Payment Cards Will be in Use by 2023: Goode

579 Million Biometric Payment Cards Will be in Use by 2023: Goode

Just in time for this year’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas, Goode Intelligence has issued a new report on the growing prominence of biometric technology in payments, entitled, “Biometrics for Payments; Market and Technology Analysis, Adoption Strategies and Forecasts 2018-2023 – Second Edition”. Much of the report’s analysis concerns the same trends outlined in FindBiometrics’…

FindBiometrics to Moderate Major Money20/20 Panels

FindBiometrics to Moderate Major Money20/20 Panels

This year’s Money20/20 is about to get underway, and FindBiometrics is planning to help deliver some big insights for attendees, with President and CEO Peter O’Neill to moderate two high-profile panels during the event. The first, entitled “AI & Biometrics Superheroes, Fighting Fraud Together“, will delve into the increasingly important role of artificial intelligence in…

The Convenient Revolution: How Biometric Tech is Driving Financial Innovation

The Convenient Revolution: How Biometric Tech is Driving Financial Innovation

When it comes to matters of money, security has long been the paramount concern. When bank customers call to access information or perform certain transactions, bank representatives have to ask for passcodes and biographical data; in a bank branch, customers have to enter PINs even when conducting business in person. When making payments, a signature…

New Partnership Enables Naked Cryptocurrency Payments

New Partnership Enables Naked Cryptocurrency Payments

Singapore-based naked payments pioneer Touché has teamed up with a Luxembourg-based blockchain platform to offer a simplified means of in-store purchases using cryptocurrency. The system is of course based on Touché’s biometric payments concept, which revolves around linking users’ fingerprints to their payment accounts to allow them to make purchases with a simple fingerprint scan — and…

Amid Expansion, CLEAR Launches Marketing Campaign

Amid Expansion, CLEAR Launches Marketing Campaign

“…the announcement arrives just a week after the news that CLEAR was opening a new office in Austin, Texas, and soon after the launch of a pioneering biometric payments system in Seattle that lets sports fans pay for snacks at concessions stands using a simple fingerprint scan.” With CLEAR now having established an extensive network…

Fujitsu Aims for Naked Payments, Access Control with Combined Facial and Palm Vein Solution

Fujitsu Aims for Naked Payments, Access Control with Combined Facial and Palm Vein Solution

“In announcing the development, Fujitsu emphasized its potential applications in event venues, which could use it for access control, and in physical stores, where the technology could be used to replace payment cards.” Fujitsu has combined its palm vein scanning technology with facial recognition in a new authentication solution concept. It’s a contactless, kiosk-type solution,…

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