commerce

Smart Vending Machines to Incorporate EyeLock Iris Scanning Tech

Smart Vending Machines to Incorporate EyeLock Iris Scanning Tech

EyeLock’s iris recognition technology will be integrated into a high-tech vending machine thanks to a new partnership with ViaTouch Media. The latter’s ‘Vicki’ vending machine will be unveiled to partners and potential investors at a private event this Thursday, and will subsequently be showcased at January’s Consumer Electronics Show. The machine uses an interface similar…

Jumio’s Netverify To Verify Identities of Plynk Users

Jumio’s Netverify To Verify Identities of Plynk Users

Jumio‘s Trusted Identity as a Service platform, Netverify, will be used to verify users of Plynk, a new peer-to-peer money transfer mobile app based in Europe. Netverify uses a combination of document reading and facial recognition via mobile device cameras in order to verify the identities of end users; it also recently acquired an eye…

Singapore Schools to Connect Student Accounts to Fingerprints

Singapore Schools to Connect Student Accounts to Fingerprints

“…a student could walk into a cafeteria, choose a lunch meal, and pay by tapping a Touché screen, with no need for connected devices or payment cards.” Starting next year, students at schools in Singapore will be able to buy lunch and other goods using just their fingerprints, thanks to a biometric payments system announced by…

Mobile Biometric Payments Are Continuing To Evolve

Mobile Biometric Payments Are Continuing To Evolve

It’s now a more-or-less normal thing to be able to buy something by holding your phone near a payment terminal and scanning your finger to confirm the transaction – not yet commonplace, but certainly not unheard of. That’s thanks in large part to the pioneering efforts of Apple, which kickstarted the mobile biometrics revolution with…

New Barclays App Feature Lets Users Send Money Transfers By Asking Siri

New Barclays App Feature Lets Users Send Money Transfers By Asking Siri

“…Siri represents a useful technological tool to enhance the bank’s appeal to customers who have iPhones and iPads.” Barclays has become the first bank in the world to let customers make payments by asking Siri, Apple’s voice-controlled AI assistant. The functionality comes via the Barclays Mobile Banking app, which allows users to say commands like,…

IdentiMetrics to Provide Biometric Cafeteria Tech to Pennsylvania School District

IdentiMetrics to Provide Biometric Cafeteria Tech to Pennsylvania School District

Students at numerous public schools in Pennsylvania will soon be scanning their fingers to get their cafeteria lunches. The technology comes by way of IdentiMetrics, which will provide fingerprint recognition technology to the Hazelton Area School District, reports the Standard Speaker. The contract, valued at $8,887, was approved by the school board last week, with…

Americans Open To Biometrics Payment Verification: Report

Americans Open To Biometrics Payment Verification: Report

Americans anticipate an increasingly digital future of payments, and sizeable proportions of the population are open to the idea of biometric payment verification, suggest the findings of a new survey by B2B invoicing specialist Viewpost. The survey found that 51 percent of respondents already reported being paid for work electronically, with 83 percent anticipating that…

Money20/20 Europe: The Future of Payments is Biometric

Money20/20 Europe: The Future of Payments is Biometric

Like last year’s inaugural event, this year’s Money20/20 Europe conference and exhibition featured a wide range of exciting FinTech. Also like last year’s event, biometric technology proved to be extremely prominent. As commerce increasingly goes digital, biometric authentication has proven to be an effective and even necessary security measure, helping to ensure that customers are…

Money20/20 Europe: Interview With Ricardo Navarro, CEO, TOC Biometrics [AUDIO]

Money20/20 Europe: Interview With Ricardo Navarro, CEO, TOC Biometrics [AUDIO]

Money20/20 Europe is wrapping up today in Copenhagen, and FindBiometrics is there reporting live from the exhibition floor. Earlier today, FindBiometrcs president Peter O’Neill caught up with Ricardo Navarro, CEO, TOC Biometrics for a brief interview. The conversation starts on the topic of TOC’s development of facial recognition technology supported by deep learning, the latter…

The Biometrics Industry Converges on Money20/20 Europe

The Biometrics Industry Converges on Money20/20 Europe

We are reporting live from Copenhagen at Money20/20 Europe this week, where the biometrics industry has converged to help usher in the future of identity in FinTech. Biometric Payment Cards As expected, biometric payment cards are taking up a big share of the security spotlight at Money20/20 Europe, with OT-Morpho and IDEX both making conference…

Money20/20 Europe: Hemant Mardia, CEO of IDEX, Talks Biometric Payment Cards [AUDIO]

Money20/20 Europe: Hemant Mardia, CEO of IDEX, Talks Biometric Payment Cards [AUDIO]

FindBiometrics is in Copenhagen for Money20/20 Europe, where the leading minds in FinTech are networking with executives from the biometrics industry helping transform commerce. Today, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill caught up with Dr. Hemant Mardia, CEO of IDEX, to talk about biometric payment cards and fingerprint sensor technology. Listen to our exclusive Money20/20 Europe interview with Dr.…

Biometrics Will Be More Popular Than Ever at Money20/20 Europe

Biometrics Will Be More Popular Than Ever at Money20/20 Europe

Next week is Money20/20 Europe, with the best and brightest minds in FinTech set to convene in Copenhagen to show off their wares and spread industry thought leadership. A lot of different kinds of technologies with financial services applications will be on display, but as with last year’s event, biometric technology is likely to be…

Money20/20 Europe Moving to Amsterdam

Money20/20 Europe Moving to Amsterdam

The Money20/20 Europe conference is moving to Amsterdam next year, organizers have announced. The move is primarily aimed at accommodating growth. Money20/20 Europe launched last year in Copenhagen, bringing almost 4,000 visitors to the Bella Center, and organizers appear to be expecting an even bigger number for this year’s event. Amsterdam’s RAI venue offers a…

Google Wallet Update Brings Fingerprint Authentication Option

Google Wallet Update Brings Fingerprint Authentication Option

Google Wallet is finally going to get support for fingerprint scanning in a new update. As Android Police notes in its breakdown of code in Google’s new Android application package for developers, the fingerprint scanning feature will arrive along with a change to the PIN system currently in place: At the moment, the Google Wallet…

Consumer Biometrics Month: 4 Easy End User Experiences

Consumer Biometrics Month: 4 Easy End User Experiences

Consumer biometrics hinge on premium user experience. While the proposition of biometrics has always been higher security with greater convenience, the second half of that equation weighs heavier when it comes to consumer adoption. Fingerprint or selfie based security on a given device must be more convenient and comfortable to use than a password, PIN,…

Japanese Cigarette Scam Highlights Limits of Apply Pay Security

Japanese Cigarette Scam Highlights Limits of Apply Pay Security

Japanese authorities are investigating what appears to be the country’s first case of fraud using Apple Pay, reports The Japan Times. The incident occurred in March, when four Chinese nationals loaded stolen credit card details onto two iPhones to buy 981 cartons of cigarettes. Remarkably, this was done at a convenience store, and despite the…

Money 20/20 Europe to Tackle Biometrics, VR, IoT, and More

Money 20/20 Europe to Tackle Biometrics, VR, IoT, and More

“Biometric technology is also expected to once again be a major topic of discussion, with FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill returning to host an expert panel discussion entitled The power of choice: Why multimodal biometrics are taking over FinTech.” The organizers of Money20/20 Europe have revealed the event’s full agenda and its keynote speakers. The latter…

INTERVIEW: Robert Capps, VP of Business Development, NuData Security, A Mastercard Company

INTERVIEW: Robert Capps, VP of Business Development, NuData Security, A Mastercard Company

FindBiometrics recently dedicated an entire month to behavioral biometrics, the passive modality on the rise promising to change the ways we fight fraud and authenticate users online. As one of the leading vendors in this booming space, NuData Security, a behavioral biometrics company recently acquired by MasterCard, figured prominently into our featured coverage. FindBiometrics had the…

Pages