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How IDEX is Reinventing the Credit Card

How IDEX is Reinventing the Credit Card

The Next Step in FinTech The credit card is being reinvented, and plastic is going to make a comeback in the ongoing payments race. Thanks to the rise in mobile biometrics, FinTech has been an exciting space since the successful launch of Apple Pay in 2014. In fact, the most recent market research on the…

Financial Biometrics Month: The Primer

Financial Biometrics Month: The Primer

Biometrics and financial technology have converged in a very powerful way. FindBiometrics was recently in Las Vegas for Money20/20 – a major FinTech conference – to host a biometrics in commerce panel, and it was clear from the ground floor: biometric authentication is becoming absolutely essential in the financial services space. Financial institutions and service…

Visa Introduces Biometric EMV Chip Specification

Visa Introduces Biometric EMV Chip Specification

Visa has announced a new specification that will integrate biometric authentication into EMV chip card transactions. The specification will be tested in a major South African bank, with Visa aiming to eventually submit it to EMVCo, the regulatory group managing EMV specifications. Visa’s solution has a strong focus on security. It’s structured to let fingerprints…