Tag Archives: Biometric Payment Cards

Biometrics in Payment – New SPA Analysis and Position Paper

By | May 31, 2018

The Smart Payment Association (SPA), a non-profit organization founded in 2004 by world’s leading secure payment technology providers, published Biometric in Payment – Breaking down barriers with high value payments, a very interesting paper on biometric payment cards. The paper can be downloaded here.

SmartMetric Reports 80% Of Credit Card Holders Are Concerned About Card Fraud While Other Research Shows 74% Of Consumers Value Security Over Rewards When Deciding Between Credit Cards

By | May 11, 2018

NEW YORK, May 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME) – Security for credit card users is the single biggest issue uppermost in their minds.  SmartMetric contracted an independent research company that surveyed Visa Credit Card holders in the United States.  80 percent of the surveyed Visa credit card holders said that they were concerned about credit card… Read More »

Mastercard Pioneers Remote Biometric Card Enrollment

By | May 1, 2018

MIAMI, FL – May 1, 2018 – Mastercard today unveiled a technology advancement for its biometric cards. With biometrics representing the next generation in securing payments, Mastercard developed a way for people to easily and conveniently register their fingerprint onto the biometric card in the comfort of their home. Mastercard is on a mission to eliminate the use of… Read More »

areeba introduces Gemalto’s contactless biometric payment card to the Middle East

By | April 15, 2018

• Revolutionary contact and contactless card replaces PINs with a built-in fingerprint scanner  • Biometric card will work with thousands of standard POS terminals across Lebanon  • areeba’s new initiative is a first for the MEA region  Dubai, 15 April 2018 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is supplying its Visa biometric contactless EMV bank card to… Read More »

Malaysia – More investment in new tech

By | April 6, 2018

GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia welcomes more establishment of companies which embrace elements of new technologies such as smart manufacturing, Internet-of-Things and Industry 4.0.Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) Chief Executive Officer Datuk Azman Mahmud said the significant investment by Tactilis Sdn Bhd in Bayan Lepas, for example, would create business and job opportunities for Malaysians including adopting the technology in… Read More »

Press Here! Visa Begins Pilots of New Biometric Payment Card

By | January 15, 2018

Pilots with Mountain America Credit Union and Bank of Cyprus use on-card fingerprint sensor, offering an alternative to PIN or signature payment authentication NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 14, 2018– NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION “BIG SHOW” — Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has initiated pilots with Mountain America Credit Union and Bank of Cyprus of a new EMV dual-interface (chip- and contactless-enabled) payment card, making these the first commercial pilots… Read More »

IDEMIA and JCB partner to launch the first F-Code payment card in Japan

By | November 7, 2017

With F-Code, the new generation biometric payment card which replaces your PIN code with your fingerprint, a new chapter opens up for biometric payments in Japan and within regional JCB core markets. F-Code reinforces the user’s security and privacy by ensuring a unique and universal identification. It also helps retailers speed up the check-out process as well as enabling banks and… Read More »

Biometric Payment Cards to Boost Banking Industry Security

By | November 7, 2017

OYSTER BAY, NEW YORK – 07 Nov 2017 ABI Research finds that biometric technologies are steadily growing their presence in more banking applications, with embedded fingerprint sensor payment cards being the latest addition finally ready to go public. Fingerprint embedded payment cards will enjoy an impressive growth over the next years reaching 160 million shipments by 2022 with… Read More »