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MasterCard and Zwipe Bring Biometrics to Cards

MasterCard and Zwipe Bring Biometrics to Cards

MasterCard has teamed up with Zwipe to integrate fingerprint sensors into contactless cards While MasterCard may not actually make or issue cards, they’ve teamed up with Zwipe to help launch the world’s first fingerprint authenticated payment card. Utilising Zwipe’s biometric sensor, a consumer can make a contactless payment by holding their thumb over the fingerprint […]

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Envisioning Future Payments With Biometrics

Envisioning Future Payments With Biometrics

Could 2014 be the year for a breakthrough in biometric payments technology? With the biometrics industry already emerging as players in the mainstream world of technology, and swiftly changing the ways of traditional authentication and verification methods with facial, fingerprint, iris recognition technology, etc., it’s no surprise to see how biometrics are replacing our age-old […]

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15 biometrics players you have to know in Asia

15 biometrics players you have to know in Asia

Written by on November 21, 2013 in Downloads, Featured on App, Fraud & Security with 1 Comment

The evolution of identity verification has seen many extensive changes throughout history. Biometrics is of no exception and has been rapidly employed into various industries and sectors that seek advanced security systems to keep up with the pace of technology that range from governmental sectors to commercial businesses. To help you understand and learn more […]

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Are Biometrics Foolproof?

Are Biometrics Foolproof?

Written by on November 18, 2013 in Featured, Featured on App, Fraud & Security with 0 Comments

It should be clear by now that the progress of technology today advances at a rapidly alarming rate and having said that, how can security measures be taken to bolster defences against the generation of cyber criminals, hackers and just about anyone with elaborate schemes where information can be easily obtained? Although biometric technology may […]

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Securing E-Commerce Payments using Voice Biometrics Authentication

Written by on October 15, 2012 in Featured Videos with 0 Comments

This video shows how e-commerce application can integrate with voice biometrics authentication to provide convenient and secure transaction. Contact info@voicetrust.com for more information.

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Why you should be afraid of payments using biometrics

Why you should be afraid of payments using biometrics

Written by on August 16, 2012 in Technology with 0 Comments

A report today by The Guardian describes a situation whereby a visitor to Disneyland had a slightly disturbing experience. He went on a ride with his girlfriend and a photo was taken – nothing strange there. But when he was offered to purchase the photo after getting off the ride, it emerged that Disneyland already […]

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@London2012 turning to #biometrics to provide tighter security during the games

@London2012 turning to #biometrics to provide tighter security during the games

Written by on February 29, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

In the lead up to the biggest sporting event in 2012, London Olympics 2012 officials are on a worldwide scramble to collect the biometric data of all overseas athletes involved. Reported in The Independent, this year's Olympics will see over 10,000 athletes gather in London to compete to see who can fulfill that hallowed Olympic […]

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MasterCard and Visa Ditch Despised 3D Secure System

MasterCard and Visa Ditch Despised 3D Secure System

Written by on November 17, 2014 in Featured on App, Fraud & Security with 0 Comments

3D secure is to become a thing of the past thanks to MasterCard and Visa security updates 3D Secure has never been an overly popular security measure for many shoppers. Appearing as a way to verify a card purchase online, it essentially gets in the way of crafting a pleasant eCommerce experience due to users […]

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Barclays VeinID Lets Corporate Customers Get Touchy

Barclays VeinID Lets Corporate Customers Get Touchy

Written by on September 8, 2014 in Digital, Featured on App, Fraud & Security with 0 Comments

Barclays brings biometrics goes from voice to touch with VeinID fingerprint scanners The financial technology sector is growing rapidly, and amongst the frontrunners of innovative startups is Barclays – proving that they’re still a hub of innovation inside payments. Not content with rolling out biometric voice recognition software for high-street customers, Barclays has unveiled a […]

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Barclays Brings Biometric Banking to the High-street

Barclays Brings Biometric Banking to the High-street

Written by on August 5, 2014 in Featured on App, Fraud & Security with 0 Comments

Barclays bankers can say goodbye to PINs and passwords Since May 2013, Barclays has offered its high net-worth customers the ability to use voice recognition for banking authentication. Now it seems that the solution will be rolled out to include all of its 12 million retail customers as well. The software, called ‘Nuance FreeSpeech’ comes […]

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PixelPin

PixelPin

What is it? PixelPin is a revolutionary new way to sign in to apps and websites using a picture instead of a password. A picture is secure, usable and easier to remember than a password. Who is involved? Brian Taylor, CEO & inventor Geoff Anderson, COO & Founder Where is it based? London, UK Q&A […]

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The Future Trends of Card Payments

The Future Trends of Card Payments

Written by on June 2, 2014 in Featured on App, Fraud & Security, Technology with 0 Comments

In the dizzying world of new payment technologies, cards are here to stay. With credit card companies relentless in the pursuit of innovation and enhancing customer experience, cards are being revered as the “sacred swiss army-knife” that slays the competition away with all-rounded capabilities in the payments processing world. Although credit cards remain a staple […]

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Voice Solutions for Next Generation Banking

Voice Solutions for Next Generation Banking

Written by on April 29, 2014 in Digital, Technology with 0 Comments

The modern day customers’ demands are growing beyond regular online, phone and mobile banking services.  To stay competitive, banks aim at enriching the customer experience through innovative yet secure Voice Solutions.  Globally, Speech Analytics market is estimated to grow from $456 million in 2014 to $1.33 billion in 2019 and fuels the growing usage of […]

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It’s Time to Rebuild the Mobile Wallet

It’s Time to Rebuild the Mobile Wallet

To paraphrase the wonderful ‘70s show that was The Six Million Dollar Man, we can rebuild them. We have the technology. We have the capability to build the world’s first useful mobile wallet. It’ll be better than they were before. Better, simpler, faster. However, that’ll only be the case if the industry gets its act […]

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5 Ways That Wearable Tech Will Change Payments

5 Ways That Wearable Tech Will Change Payments

Written by on January 20, 2014 in Featured, Featured on App, Mobile, NFC, Online, Technology with 0 Comments

Wearable tech could change how users think, interact, and make payments in the near future At this year’s International CES, wearable technology was the hot topic of discussion. You weren’t able to move for the likes of smartwatches, bracelets, glasses, headsets, headphones and rings that are all ‘smart’. However, because of these brand new innovations […]

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Could Apple Reveal An iPhone with NFC?

Could Apple Reveal An iPhone with NFC?

Written by on September 10, 2013 in Featured on App, NFC, The Customer with 0 Comments

Tonight (September 9th) Apple are rumoured to be unveiling their next iteration of iPhones. One model is rumoured to be an incremental upgrade known as the iPhone 5s, and another is the rumoured iPhone 5c – a cheaper model to help Apple ensure a wide spread. However, it's not quite known if there will be […]

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Moving towards a cashless society using biometric technology

Moving towards a cashless society using biometric technology

Written by on January 25, 2013 in Technology with 1 Comment

The journey toward a cashless society has gained one big step ahead as we welcome the latest biometrics program partnership between Nexus USA and the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. This technology points towards a cashless society doing away with cash, credit cards, IDs or even passwords. It is called the Nexus Smart […]

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Mobile banking and payments is rubbish by Chris Skinner

Mobile banking and payments is rubbish by Chris Skinner

Written by on October 25, 2012 in Mobile with 0 Comments

Here's an interesting presentation by Chris skinner, from the Next Bank Rome Conference this month.You need the notes on the slides (below) to make it make sense!   Mobile banking and payments is rubbish from Chris Skinner Mobile banking and payments is rubbish — Presentation Transcript 1. Chris Skinner @FSClub and @Chris_Skinner www.thefinanser.com © Chris […]

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Download: Impact of Biometric technology for secure transactions

Download: Impact of Biometric technology for secure transactions

Written by on September 26, 2012 in Fraud & Security with 0 Comments

This presentation the Impact of Biometric Transactions for secure transactions by Kari Oksanen looks at Nordea Bank in brief, Tackling fraud with biometric technology, The ROI of setting biometric technology in ATMs and The future of biometrics. > Download the presentation Information Security World Africa provides a platform for all enterprises to explore new solutions […]

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Apple to buy AuthenTec – what does this mean for future iPhones?

Apple to buy AuthenTec – what does this mean for future iPhones?

Written by on July 27, 2012 in Mobile, Technology with 0 Comments

AuthenTec Inc., the maker of fingerprint security chips, will be acquired by Apple Inc. for $356 million according to Reuters. The company is known for providing additional security to personal computers, through fingerprint verification, as well as fingerprint recognition for near-field communication. Read the full story here. While this move was undoubtedly smart by Apple, […]

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Find the latest smart card, payments and ID technology at Cards & Payments Middle East #cardsme

Find the latest smart card, payments and ID technology at Cards & Payments Middle East #cardsme

Written by on May 3, 2012 in Technology with 1 Comment

Below is just a selection of the latest payment platforms and transaction technology that you can find at Cards & Payments Middle East: SmartVista Suite BPC has designed an innovative platform featuring a flexible, scalable, high performance solution, SmartVista that covers every aspect of electronic payments processing. SmartVista has been certified by the world's leading […]

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#NIT announces the #ATM convenience for their customers

#NIT announces the #ATM convenience for their customers

Written by on January 9, 2012 in Technology with 0 Comments

In Karachi, people who have invested with Pakistan's oldest and largest investment company, the National Investment Trusts (NIT) will be able to withdraw against their investment units via newly-issued ATM cards. Seen in the Daily Times, NIT has over 22 branches all around Pakistan and another 102 authorised bank branches in their network. This widely […]

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#Biometric scanning – a reality by 2017? Says so by #IBM

#Biometric scanning – a reality by 2017? Says so by #IBM

Written by on January 3, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Seen on ZD Net, IBM is predicting an end to the hassle of having to remember and type in those various login details for every account that you have. In what has become an annual tradition by IBM, they released a YouTube video detailing predictions in technology in the coming years. One of their predictions […]

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