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Nuance Brings Biometric Caller Identification to Czech Republic

Nuance Brings Biometric Caller Identification to Czech Republic

“The technology replaces passwords and security questions, operating as the bank’s customers speak with its service representatives.” The Czech Republic’s biggest bank is now the country’s first to use voice authentication for customers, thanks to Nuance Communications. The company has announced that Česká spořitelna is now using its Security Suite solution to verify customers’ identities when…

Tradelink Partnership Produces Another Success for Daon in Hong Kong Banking Sector

Tradelink Partnership Produces Another Success for Daon in Hong Kong Banking Sector

“Our partnership with Tradelink continues to make a significant impact in the financial and banking industry throughout Hong Kong.” – Tom Grissen, CEO, Daon Daon is celebrating another successful deployment of its biometric authentication solution in collaboration with its Hong Kong partner, Tradelink. The companies have developed a password replacement solution for customers of Dah…

Biometric Banking to Generate $4.8B in Revenues by 2023: Goode Intelligence

Biometric Banking to Generate $4.8B in Revenues by 2023: Goode Intelligence

Goode Intelligence is predicting some serious growth for biometric technology in the banking sector. In a new report entitled “Biometrics for Banking: Market & Technology Analysis, Adoption Strategies and Forecasts 2018-2023 – Second Edition,” the market research firm predicts that by the end of 2020, 1.9 billion bank customers around the world will be using…

BRIEF: Some Highlights from Money20/20 Europe 2018

BRIEF: Some Highlights from Money20/20 Europe 2018

This year’s Money20/20 Europe is a wrap, and as always, the event offered a lot to take in. At its new home in the RAI in Amsterdam, Money20/20 Europe attracted more than 5,000 attendees from over 1,500 companies as well as major media attention, and covered innovations in a wide range of areas, from AI…

Payment Security Alliance to Focus On Biometrics, AI

Payment Security Alliance to Focus On Biometrics, AI

The National Retail Federation and other major merchant associations have teamed up to form a new coalition aimed at improving payment security in the US. Other new members of the coalition include the National Association of Convenience Stores, the National Grocers Association, the Food Marketing Institute, First Data’s Star Network, and the Shazam network. Called…

Behavioral Biometrics Can Plug Hole in PSD2 Security: BioCatch

Behavioral Biometrics Can Plug Hole in PSD2 Security: BioCatch

With the European Union’s big new privacy and data protection regulations now in place, EU citizens are now equipped with greater security than ever. But these protections aren’t watertight, with one particular flaw in the PSD2 regulation coming under BioCatch‘s magnifying glass. In a new blog post, the company points out that under PSD2 third-party…

INTERVIEW: Identity Strategist Bianca Lopes at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: Identity Strategist Bianca Lopes at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

During her time as the head of marketing for biometric authentication specialist BioConnect, Bianca Lopes established herself as one of the most prominent voices in the identity industry. And since leaving that post earlier this year, her voice has only gotten clearer, with Bianca now acting as an independent identity strategist. Catching up with FindBiometrics…

INTERVIEW: Precise Biometrics’ Fredrik Sjoholm at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: Precise Biometrics’ Fredrik Sjoholm at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

Precise Biometrics established itself as one of the world’s top providers of fingerprint algorithm software thanks at least in part to its prudent acumen, with the company having established a key partnership with fingerprint sensor provider Fingerprint Cards early on in the game, and later expanded its roster of partners as the mobile biometrics market…

INTERVIEW: IDEX CFO Henrik Knudtzon at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: IDEX CFO Henrik Knudtzon at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

Fingerprint sensor specialist IDEX has kept a steady eye on the emerging biometric smart cards market over the last several months, asserting in its most recent corporate update that this is now its “top priority”. And so it’s only natural that the company would be on hand at Money20/20 Europe to discuss its fingerprint sensor…

“Biometrics are Accepted as the Premium FinTech Experience” – FindBiometrics Takes Authentication to Amsterdam for Money20/20 Europe

“Biometrics are Accepted as the Premium FinTech Experience” – FindBiometrics Takes Authentication to Amsterdam for Money20/20 Europe

“Now that biometrics are accepted as the premium FinTech experience, we can get down to the real work,” said FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill, addressing the audience for “Breaking the compromise between security and convenience” – the FindBiometrics panel at Money20/20 Europe. Focused around the concept of ‘Identity First’, the panel brought together leaders in biometrics…

INTERVIEW: Daon EMEA & APAC President Clive Bourke at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: Daon EMEA & APAC President Clive Bourke at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

As one of the earliest pioneers of consumer-facing mobile biometric authentication, Daon is now a widely established player in this growing part of FinTech. Its IdentityX platform, which offers a number of modalities for end user authentication including facial, fingerprint, and voice recognition, has been embraced by a range of financial services institutions including Mastercard,…

Money20/20 Europe: 350,000 Belgians Now Using Mobile ID Program

Money20/20 Europe: 350,000 Belgians Now Using Mobile ID Program

“…Itsme is designed to let citizens sign up with biometric registration, and to then connect with government services online for things like tax payments and accessing pension subsidies, perform online banking, and access services from their MNOs.” Gemalto is taking the opportunity of this week’s Money20/20 Europe event to celebrate its success with a mobile…

INTERVIEW: FacePhi CEO Javier Mira at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: FacePhi CEO Javier Mira at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

With consumers getting more and more familiar with mobile facial recognition technology thanks to commercial products like Apple’s face-scanning iPhone X, and increasingly doing things like banking and shopping online, various financial services organizations are showing interest in customer verification solutions like that of FacePhi. The company’s system is designed to use a standard mobile…

Money20/20 Europe: Mastercard Uses Biometrics To Secure Trust

Money20/20 Europe: Mastercard Uses Biometrics To Secure Trust

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Money20/20 Europe this week, and today biometrics hit the stage. As we’ve seen with other Money20/20 global events, biometrics are becoming a key component in the future of financial identity, and today Mastercard Chief Security Solutions Officer Ajay Bhalla offered insight into how biometric technology fits into his company’s initiatives to…

IDEMIA Offers Biometric Expertise in Japanese FinTech Project

IDEMIA Offers Biometric Expertise in Japanese FinTech Project

“By combining IDEMIA’s best-in-class knowledge in ID integration and TIS’s outstanding IS integration, we can create superior value-added services for Japanese financial institutions, acquire new customers, speed up market entry, and reduce integration costs.”- Pierre Barrial, EVP, Financial Institutions Business Unit, IDEMIA IDEMIA has teamed up with Tokyo-based IT solutions provider TIS to develop a digital…

INTERVIEW: Pat Patel, Content Director, Money20/20 [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: Pat Patel, Content Director, Money20/20 [AUDIO]

We’re off to Amsterdam for Money20/20 Europe 2018, where we will be reporting from live next week, covering all the keynotes, panels and biometric FinTech announcements out of Europe’s most exiting financial industry conference. In preparation for this year’s event, FindBiometrics Managing Editor Peter Counter caught up with Pat Patel, Content Director for Money20/20. The conversation…

VOX Network Solutions Becomes Enacomm’s Latest Distribution Partner

VOX Network Solutions Becomes Enacomm’s Latest Distribution Partner

“We are especially excited for Enacomm’s innovations in voice biometrics, voice eSignatures and how they integrate with the trend in Personal Virtual Assistants.” – Chanley Geveshausen, VP of Customer Digital Experience, VOX Network Solutions VOX Network Solutions, a California-based provider of contact center, security, managed services, and consulting solutions, has become Enacomm’s newest distribution partner. The…

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