Financial

BCTC is Certifying IDEX-powered Biometric Card for Major Global Payment Scheme

BCTC is Certifying IDEX-powered Biometric Card for Major Global Payment Scheme

“I’m more confident than ever that biometric smart cards are poised for mass adoption.” – Stan Swearingen, CEO, IDEX Biometrics IDEX Biometrics announced today that biometric payment cards featuring its SmartFinger sensor technology have begun a certification process on behalf of a “major global payment scheme in Asia.” The Bank Card Testing Center, an independent…

FindBiometrics to Report Live From Money20/20 Europe 2019

FindBiometrics to Report Live From Money20/20 Europe 2019

“Money20/20’s global conference series is responsible for facilitating some of the most crucial conversations in financial ID.” FindBiometrics is heading to Amsterdam next week for Europe’s biggest financial services and FinTech conference: Money20/20 Europe. Running June 3-5 at The RAI, this year’s show features more than 350 speakers accounting  for over 70 hours of content,…

Interview: Pat Patel on the Five Stories Powering Money20/20 Europe 2019 [AUDIO]

Interview: Pat Patel on the Five Stories Powering Money20/20 Europe 2019 [AUDIO]

Money20/20 Europe is only weeks away, and before we pack our bags and head to Amsterdam to report live on the conference’s biometrics and digital identity news, we caught up with the event’s coordinator: Pat Patel, Content Director for Europe and Asia at Money20/20. In his audio interview with Peter O’Neill, President, FindBiometrics, Patel lays…

Interview: IDEX Biometrics CEO Stan Swearingen on Asia’s Biometric Payment Cards Market

Interview: IDEX Biometrics CEO Stan Swearingen on Asia’s Biometric Payment Cards Market

The biometric payment cards market is coming to fruition after a period of accelerated innovation, and the Asian region is providing a fascinating case study for industry watchers. That’s why FindBiometrics Managing Editor Peter Counter recently spoke with Stan Swearingen, CEO of IDEX Biometrics, a pioneer in fingerprint-powered next generation smart cards. The conversation focuses…

INTERVIEW: Raul Popa, CEO, Data Scientist & Co-founder, TypingDNA

INTERVIEW: Raul Popa, CEO, Data Scientist & Co-founder, TypingDNA

As the biometrics industry continues to evolve toward frictionless user experiences, behavioral biometrics solutions, which measure the unique ways users interact with devices, are gaining in popularity. To gain more insight on this growing industry trend, Susan Stover, Director of Digital Content, FindBiometrics, caught up with TypingDNA CEO Raul Popa ahead of the coming RSA…

[Money20/20] ID R&D President Alexey Khitrov on Voice Biometrics Breaking Out of the Call Center

[Money20/20] ID R&D President Alexey Khitrov on Voice Biometrics Breaking Out of the Call Center

FindBiometrics reported live from Money20/20 in Las Vegas this week, where a strong sense of collaboration energized the substantial biometrics presence. Among the week’s major partnership announcements one stood out as particularly enlightening: voice and behavioral biometrics company ID R&D revealed that it is providing the voice recognition tech behind the PhiVox component of FacePhi’s…

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…

INTERVIEW: Will Summerlin, Founder and CEO, Pinn

INTERVIEW: Will Summerlin, Founder and CEO, Pinn

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Will Summerlin, Founder and CEO, Pinn. The interview begins with an overview of the company’s background, as well as the authentication challenges it was founded to address, and Summerlin provides some insight into the company’s security offerings. The conversation shifts to talk of the rise in behavioral biometrics, their…

BioCatch Appoints Jay Mandelbaum to its Board of Directors

BioCatch Appoints Jay Mandelbaum to its Board of Directors

“Jay’s interest in joining BioCatch is a validation of the significant market potential for digital identity solutions like ours that enhance online security without disrupting the user experience.” – Howard Edelstein, BioCatch Chairman and CEO Behavioral biometrics specialist BioCatch has announced a new appointment to its board of directors: former JPMorgan Chase senior investor Jay Mandelbaum.…

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…

ImageWare Sales Update Shows Building Momentum, Fruitful Partnerships

ImageWare Sales Update Shows Building Momentum, Fruitful Partnerships

“…ImageWare says its biggest partner had sealed a deal with a Canadian financial institution, which will also take advantage of ImageWare’s biometric technology for employee authentication.” ImageWare says its sales strategy is starting to pay off, insisting that it is building momentum in a new ‘sales update’. The company says that three of its partners…

INTERVIEW: Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the opportunity to speak with Ritu Favre, CEO of NEXT Biometrics. The conversation starts with a review of her first year as the company’s leader and her major accomplishments in the role. The conversation moves on to the major security benefits of NEXT’s large area sensors and the demanding…

Mastercard Touts Biometric Credit Card’s PSD2 Compliance

Mastercard Touts Biometric Credit Card’s PSD2 Compliance

Mastercard is anticipating a big jump in biometrically authenticated payments thanks to new regulations in the European Union. The PSD2 regulation has already officially been implemented in the EU, but its requirements for Strong Customer Authentication won’t come into play until this September. When they do, online payments and account access will require two of…

IDEX Joins The Asia Pacific Smart Card Association

IDEX Joins The Asia Pacific Smart Card Association

“…the company asserted that ‘APSCA has one of the largest business networks in Asia with over 11,000 payments and identity industry executives from end-users and suppliers, including senior decision-makers from government agencies, banks, credit card companies, transport and ticketing operators, mobile operators and merchants.’” IDEX has become a member of the Asia Pacific Smart Card…

FPC Sensor Used In Another Cryptocurrency Payment Card

FPC Sensor Used In Another Cryptocurrency Payment Card

“…the integration is another example of FPC’s ongoing efforts to diversify its business pursuits beyond the saturated mobile market in which it is a well-established player.” Fingerprint Cards‘ fingerprint sensor technology is being used to secure a new cryptocurrency payment card from Hong Kong-based MeReal Biometrics. In terms of its design, the “UKey” is very…

JCB Now Supports Apple Pay in Taiwan

JCB Now Supports Apple Pay in Taiwan

“The move comes soon after JCB enabled Google Pay in its home country, reflecting the company’s growing interest in novel payment technologies.” Japanese credit card company JCB is now supporting Apple Pay in Taiwan, the company has announced. JCB’s support in Taiwan comes in partnership with E.SUN Bank and Union Bank of Taiwan, with Taiwan…

mPOS Terminals About To Boom, And Biometrics Are Along For The Ride

mPOS Terminals About To Boom, And Biometrics Are Along For The Ride

Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) terminals are going to see huge growth over the next several years, and a small chunk of them are going to be biometric, according to a new market forecast from Juniper Research. The firm predicts that by 2023, almost one in four POS transactions will be on mobile POS devices.…

Pages