Tag Archives: Biometrics

Security Fears Threaten Biometric Payments Growth Reveals TNS Report

By | July 31, 2018

July 31, 2018 – Biometric payments are poised for significant growth, but substantial consumer security concerns could put its future at risk according to a new report from Transaction Network Services (TNS). Vital Insights into Biometric Payments Adoption, which is being published by TNS today, shares the results of an independent US, UK and Australian survey* commissioned by TNS which explores consumer… Read More »

The EIC Group Holding Announces The Launch Of Elite Influential Payment Card With Biometric Technology & Social Club Member Benefits

By | June 13, 2018

NEW YORK, June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The EIC Group Holding, in collaboration with MiNiT Financial Services, Inc., the leading payment encryption technology brand in the U.S., today introduced the new Elite Influential Card. The card will offer biometric technology utilizing cardmembers’ fingerprints for the most secure payment system use as well as valuable exclusive event membership benefits and discounts. Additionally, to… Read More »

EU plans to include fingerprints in identity cards are unjustified and unnecessary

By | June 11, 2018

London, UK, 11 June 2018 – The European Commission has published a proposal calling for the mandatory inclusion of biometrics (two fingerprints and a facial image) in all EU Member States’ identity cards. The demands to include fingerprints are an unnecessary and unjustified infringement on the right to privacy of almost 85% of EU citizens, as explained in a… Read More »

Visa ID Intelligence Moves Payment Security Beyond Passwords

By | October 19, 2017

Biometrics and other authentication technologies help the payment industry create seamless and secure commerce experiences SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 19, 2017– Visa (NYSE:V) today announced Visa ID Intelligence, a platform that allows issuers, acquirers and merchants to quickly adopt emerging authentication technologies and create more secure and convenient ways for consumers to shop, pay and bank on their connected devices. Available through Visa… Read More »

Biometric Payment Technologies Supported by 80% of Americans, Survey Says

By | July 31, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. — A recent survey conducted by Viewpost on how American consumers view the future of payments and key issues around awareness of payment technologies reveals a high interest in biometric and “futuristic” payment options. The company surveyed a cross-section of 1,000 U.S.-based consumers, finding that overall, 80% of Americans are in support of using tools like sensor fingerprinting,… Read More »