PayExpo 2014

PayExpo 2014 June 11-12, 2014 ExCeL, London PayExpo is an essential event for anyone involved in making payments faster, easier and more secure. It comprises: – Four hugely successful conferences – A large scale exhibition – Dragons’ Den style pitches of new products – The Payments Power 10 celebrating the top contributors to the payments industry – Plenty of networking opportunities with over 2,000 attendees PayExpo has something for everyone, from thought leading debate on future trends and emerging technologies

Ingenico deploys fingerprint payment system to Carvajal Tecnología Servicios

Ingenico and Carvajal Tecnologia y Servicios have announced a partnership for the deployment of Igenico’s biometric solution in Colombia and the Dominican Republic. Specifically, Ingenico’s iWB 220 biometric payment devices will be used as a part of a government project to bring financial support to low-income families. According to the company, the iWB 220 is based on fingerprint biometrics and complies with FBI image quality specifications. In addition to a fingerprint scanner, the iWB 220 also includes an embedded magstripe and chip

Global Payout, ImageWare Systems ink agreement for biometric SaaS platform

Global Payout and ImageWare Systems have signed an agreement which will see the two companies combine forces and introduce ImageWare’s GoCLoudID SaaS platform for users of Global Payout’s Consolidated Payment Gateway. “Our MoneyTrac Consolidated Payment Gateway platform enables our multinational business clients to efficiently make payouts to their employees, contractors, and affiliates through a single management console,” Bill Rochfort, president and executive VP of sales and marketing for Global Payout said. “Working with ImageWare Systems, our gateway solution can now offer a

NXT-ID files patent application for biometric wallet technology

NXT-ID has announced that it has submitted a patent application for its digital wallet technology – the Wocket. “Rather than attempting to replace the wallet, as companies such as Google and Isis are doing by putting contactless payment capability on smartphones, our method brings the wallet into the 21st century,” Gino Pereira, CEO of NXT-ID said. “We offer an alternative solution to those who do not wish to give up their wallet and market studies show that represents a significant portion

Uniqul launches facial recognition payment system

Uniqul, a new company from Finland, has developed what it says is the world’s first facial recognition payment system. According to the company, it’s system uses military-grade algorithms and has put great focus on user experience, boasting 5-second transactions. In order to use the system, users must pre-register with Uniqul, to tie their face information to a credit card. In terms of pricing, the company has set up a monthly subscription system based on geography and proximity to Uniqul terminals in

Installation of Fujitsu palm scanners in Louisiana school district delayed

The installation of a palm vein payment system from Fujitsu has been delayed at Bossier Parish Schools in Louisiana, just days after the system was announced. Reported in KSLA, some parents raised concerns about privacy and felt they had no notice before implementation. The scanners were set to be installed at Waller Elementary School this week, though this has now been delayed based on parent concerns. That being said, the system will still be installed at Waller Elementary and Sun City Elementary, after