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CLEAR Working With MLB On Biometric Ticketing, Concessions Purchases

CLEAR Working With MLB On Biometric Ticketing, Concessions Purchases

“The system will first revolve around fingerprint scanning, but will ultimately support facial recognition as well, for an even more seamless entry process for baseball fans.” CLEAR is getting ready to move ahead with biometric ticketing at the ballpark, thanks to a new partnership with Major League Baseball and Tickets.com. The organizations are working together…

SensibleVision Applies Facial Recognition Tech to Naked Payments

SensibleVision Applies Facial Recognition Tech to Naked Payments

SensibleVision has become the latest pioneer on the frontier of face-based payments for retail. The company has announced a new solution called 3DWALLET, which monitors shoppers in a given store via facial recognition, and charges them for whatever they take out, with no need to line up and pay at a register. It’s a similar…

OCBC to Enable Naked Payments with Merchant Partners

OCBC to Enable Naked Payments with Merchant Partners

Singapore’s OCBC bank is teaming up with Touché on a pioneering naked payments initiative. Touché first announced its biometric payments system at the beginning of last year. It’s designed to link fingerprint biometrics to credit card information, essentially replacing the physical card with a biometric scan at the point of sale. It’s a groundbreaking new…

Facing The Future of Buying Burgers: Cali Group Announces Face Based Payments

Facing The Future of Buying Burgers: Cali Group Announces Face Based Payments

Cali Group brings naked payments to hamburgers with the announcement of a face-based payment pilot program at CaliBurger, its operating subsidiary and proof of concept Quick Serve Restaurant in Pasadena, California. The customer will be able to pay for their burgers, shakes, or fries without swiping a credit card, and their face will be used…

Burger Chain Starts Testing Biometric Kiosks, Aims for Naked Payments in 2018

Burger Chain Starts Testing Biometric Kiosks, Aims for Naked Payments in 2018

“The companies say that if they see a positive customer response to the Pasadena pilot, the technology will see a wide rollout across CaliBurger locations next year…” A California-based burger chain is aiming to use facial recognition to automatically serve regular customers. It has already started with a pilot project in Pasadena, where CaliBurger customers…

UnionPay Showcases Face-Based Naked Payments System at SFF 2017

UnionPay Showcases Face-Based Naked Payments System at SFF 2017

UnionPay, China’s major financial services organization, unveiled multiple new technologies for commerce at this month’s Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF), including a naked payments system based on facial recognition. Called FacePay, the system links a user’s face biometrics to their payment accounts, allowing them to make purchases just by presenting their face to a compatible POS…

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…

‘Full-Scale’ Introduction of Naked Payments System Begins in Japan

‘Full-Scale’ Introduction of Naked Payments System Begins in Japan

Japan-based Liquid, Inc. is getting ready for a full-scale launch of its pioneering naked payments system, officially dubbed “Touch & Pay”. The system is designed to let consumers link their payment account information directly to their fingerprints, allowing them make purchases just by tapping their fingers, with no need for physical payment cards or even…

UK Supermarket Trials Naked Payments System Based on Finger Vein Recognition

UK Supermarket Trials Naked Payments System Based on Finger Vein Recognition

UK supermarket Costcutter is trialing a naked payments system based on finger vein recognition at its Brunel University location in London. Called FingoPay, the system was first announced by its maker Sthaler in the summer of 2016. It uses Hitachi-developed infrared scanning to identify the unique vein patterns of users fingertips, allowing for a biometric…

Alipay Enables Naked Payments at Upscale New KFC Restaurant

Alipay Enables Naked Payments at Upscale New KFC Restaurant

Alipay’s facial recognition payment system, Smile to Pay, is seeing its first extension beyond the smartphone in a new restaurant in Hangzhou, China. Called KPRO by KFC, it’s a kind of technologically advanced, upscale version of one of the fast food chain’s restaurants. An open kitchen serving freshly squeezed fruit juice and panini is complemented…

Financial ID Briefing: Naked Payments Are Coming To The Middle East

Financial ID Briefing: Naked Payments Are Coming To The Middle East

The Financial ID Briefing brings you top highlights from the world of biometrics, mobile ID and finance. It is powered by FindBiometrics and Money20/20. LG Pay Launches in South Korea After years of speculation and waiting, a new mobile payments platform entered the pay-with-your phone market in South Korea last week. LG Pay, the long-rumored…

FinTech Partnership Aims to Establish Naked Payments Network in Middle East

FinTech Partnership Aims to Establish Naked Payments Network in Middle East

Bahrain-based FinTech solutions provider Eazy Financial Services has teamed up with NCR Corporation to work on a pioneering naked payments solution for the region. The idea is to establish a ‘Biometric Payment Network’ in which users’ fingerprints are linked to bank accounts. Users would sign up by enrolling their fingerprints with participating banks, and would…

Aadhaar Pay Goes Live in India

Aadhaar Pay Goes Live in India

“The service is going live just as Samsung launches its mPayment service in the country…” Aadhaar Pay is now active in India, care of IDFC Bank. The system operates through a mobile app on the merchant side. When a customer wishes to pay for something, she needs only to select the bank on the touchscreen, enter…