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Apple Pay Comes To Spain Via Banco Santander

Apple Pay Comes To Spain Via Banco Santander

Banco Santander has now enabled Apple Pay support in Spain. In so doing, it holds claim to being the first Spanish financial institution to offer Apple’s mPayment platform. It actually enabled Apple Pay in the UK last year, and offered support to rival mPayment platform Android Pay toward the end of this past summer. It…

CaixaBank Ushers Samsung Pay into Spain

CaixaBank Ushers Samsung Pay into Spain

Samsung Pay has found its first financial services supporter in Spain. CaixaBank and its ImaginBank subsidiary will enable their customers to start using Samsung’s mPayment platform. While some banks have offered support to rival Apple Pay only to drag their feet in actually enabling the service, CaixaBank’s support for Samsung Pay has taken effect immediately. In…

NEXT Biometrics Signs Spanish Distributor

NEXT Biometrics Signs Spanish Distributor

NEXT Biometrics has signed up a new regional distributor. Intuate S.L. will distribute the company’s biometric products in Spain under the brand name Intuate Biometrics. It’s part of a larger strategy anticipating major business growth, according to NEXT CEO Tore Etholm-Idsoe. In a press release announcing the partnership, he explained that the company “will be launching…

Vision-Box Provides Biometric Screening at Major Schengen Border

Vision-Box Provides Biometric Screening at Major Schengen Border

Spanish authorities have implemented a biometric screening system at La Línea de la Concepción, a major border between Spain and Gibraltar. The project was contracted by the Spanish Ministry of Interior and the National Police Force, and was implemented by Vision-Box in collaboration with partner Accenture. The new border control system consists of two major…