Financial Biometrics Month

Financial Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Financial Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Coinciding with the biggest conference event in the financial services industry – Money20/20 USA – October was Financial Biometrics Month at FindBiometrics. Financial services has become one of the most important verticals for biometric technology in recent years, and given the dynamism of this sector, it’s worth taking a close look at recent, ongoing, and…

FindBiometrics is Reporting Live From Money20/20 USA

FindBiometrics is Reporting Live From Money20/20 USA

Money20/20 USA runs October 27-30, 2019, in Las Vegas. FindBiometrics is reporting live from Money20/20 USA this week, conducting audio interviews with identity experts at the world’s leading FinTech conference and bringing you all the breaking financial biometrics news announced in Las Vegas. As part of our premier biometrics media partnership with Money20/20, FindBiometrics is…

Financial Biometrics Month: Payments Ditch the Wallet

Financial Biometrics Month: Payments Ditch the Wallet

Cash is getting scarce. It wasn’t so long ago that most transactions done in stores involved hard currency, but over time, dollars and bills have been increasingly displaced by debit and credit cards. Convenience is a big part of the reason, especially in countries where NFC-enabled POS terminals allow consumers to pay just by tapping…

Consumer Tech Takes the Spotlight in This Week’s Top News Roundup

Consumer Tech Takes the Spotlight in This Week’s Top News Roundup

It’s been another busy week in biometrics, with FindBiometrics’ top articles once again spanning across a range of topics. It is a notably consumer-focused batch, however, with four of the five most-read posts chiefly concerned with tech like smartphones, security keys, and biometric payment cards. Two of the week’s top stories were concerned with the…

Panelists Revealed for “Biometrics & Money” Webinar

Panelists Revealed for “Biometrics & Money” Webinar

Biometric technology has advanced by leaps and bounds over the past couple of decades, delivering transformational change across a number of industries. Financial services definitely stands among those sectors most strongly impacted by this shift. This is owed not just to the significant advances we have seen in biometric technologies themselves, but also to the…

Financial Biometrics Month: Mobile Revolutions in FinTech

Financial Biometrics Month: Mobile Revolutions in FinTech

The rise of the smartphone has been transformative in a number of profound ways. Just as pedestrians in the early 20th century couldn’t have imagined the preponderance of cars that would soon clog their streets, in the 21st century we’ve moved from landlines and answering machines to a smartphone in every pocket (not to mention…

Financial Biometrics Month: The Next Big Wave in Payments

Financial Biometrics Month: The Next Big Wave in Payments

The technological areas of biometrics and smart cards have overlapped for many years now, most notably in the domain of access control, where multiple access terminals and kiosks have supported both biometric and smart card-based authentication. And smart cards with built-in biometric capabilities started to emerge several years ago, in various forms: Face Forensics, for…

[WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT] Biometrics & Money: Enabling the Future of Identity-First Finance

[WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT] Biometrics & Money: Enabling the Future of Identity-First Finance

Over the past five years, biometrics have fully transformed the financial experience, enabling secure mobile payments, frictionless anti-fraud measures, and trusted remote banking enrollment. Now, as we come to the end of the decade, with biometrics established as the foundation of strong identity, we look ahead to the potential of fingerprint-powered payment cards, biometrics enabled…

WEBINAR: Intelligent Biometrics and the New Face of Finance

WEBINAR: Intelligent Biometrics and the New Face of Finance

On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, FindBiometrics and Money20/20, our premier partner in the financial industry space, presented ‘Intelligent Biometrics and the New Face of Finance’ – an hour long expert webinar about the intersection of intelligent identity and money. A brief market overview and a recap of highlights from the recent Money20/20 USA conference in…

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…

Financial Biometrics Month: Checking the Pulse of Biometric FinTech at Money20/20

Financial Biometrics Month: Checking the Pulse of Biometric FinTech at Money20/20

Money20/20 USA brought the biometrics industry to Las Vegas this week, where digital ID and strong authentication were so integral to the conversations, panels and exhibitions that it truly felt like an important milestone in identity. For years, FindBiometrics has been helping to facilitate the biometrics presence at the Money20/20 conference, so it always serves…

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…

Financial Biometrics Month 2018 – The Primer

Financial Biometrics Month 2018 – The Primer

Money and security have always gone hand-in-hand — the more you have of the former, the more you need the latter. That’s part of the reason that biometrics has become such a hot topic in the world of financial technology in recent years. As financial services increasingly go digital, and money goes virtual, there’s a…

Financial Biometrics Month 2017: The Roundup

Financial Biometrics Month 2017: The Roundup

November is coming to an end, and with it we must close out Financial Biometrics Month 2017. Presented on the heels of Money20/20 USA, which featured a greater biometrics presence than ever before, Financial Biometrics Month served as a platform to mark the accelerated evolution of strong authentication and FinTech. Here’s a look back on…

Financial Biometrics Month: Evolving Multimodality in Mobile Banking

Financial Biometrics Month: Evolving Multimodality in Mobile Banking

Today’s biometric banking arena is a multifaceted and complex space, especially when observed from the consumer touch-points. Branches, ATMs, call centers, online portals, and mobile apps all offer the biometric experience in terms of security and convenience, thanks to fingerprint, voice, vein pattern, iris, and behavioral recognition technologies. Indeed, as or the writing of this…

Financial Biometrics Month 2017: Four Ways To Pay With Biometrics

Financial Biometrics Month 2017: Four Ways To Pay With Biometrics

In less than five years consumers have gone from no-bio to full-bio when it comes to ways to pay for goods and services. The advent of the mobile wallet, signaled by the launch of Apple Pay in 2014, introduced average users to the secure and convenient concept of biometrics payments, and since then the options…

Financial Biometrics Month: The Fingerprint-Powered Comeback of Plastic Payments

Financial Biometrics Month: The Fingerprint-Powered Comeback of Plastic Payments

After the mobile wallet boom, it looked like biometrics were going to kill the credit card via the mobile wallet. By collecting all of a user’s accounts into a single device, protecting the data with biometrics, and adding the contactless convenience of NFC or MST technology – the latter which enabled tap-style convenience even on…

Financial Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

Financial Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

Financial Biometrics Month 2016 has come to an end at FindBiometrics. All November long we shone a spotlight on the exciting, dynamic and always evolving world of biometric FinTech. Weekly featured content, industry news coverage, and an expert webinar panel all helped paint a picture of the current state of biometrics-enabled commerce and shed some…

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