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Locked NFC reader keeps UK government Brexit visa app from working on iPhones

Efforts by the UK government to have 3.5 million EU citizens living in the UK apply for “settled status” before…

 

NXT-ID demos smart wallet at CES 2016

NXT-ID exclusively demonstrated its electronic wallet product to BiometricUpdate.com earlier this month at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las…

 

Dinube provides mobile biometric payment system to European supermarket chain

European payment network Dinube announced it has provided European supermarket chain BonPreu with a digital payment system that uses tokenization,…

 

WPG expects second quarter sales to increase by 8-13 percent

Taiwan-based IC distributor WPG Holdings announced that it expects its revenue for the second quarter of 2015 to see an…

 

Afghan Wireless to distribute government salaries via biometric mobile payment system

Afghan mobile carrier Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) announced that the government is deploying its biometric mobile payment system to…

 

Google developing API layer to support Android mobile payments

Google has announced at Mobile World Congress that it is currently developing a new mobile payment system called Android Pay…

 

Ionosys combines a watch and fingerprint reader for biometric authentication

French startup Ionosys is now offering SmartSafe, a new biometric watch with fingerprint recognition for two-factor authentication, according to a…

 

Mastercard, Zwipe unveil fingerprint authenticated contactless payment card

Mastercard has partnered with Zwipe to launch what it claims to be the world’s first fingerprint authenticated payment card, according…

 

Use of biometrics gets lower transaction fees for Apple Pay merchants

Apple announced that it is allowing Apple Pay merchants to pay card present rates (aka cardholder present) for all transactions…

 

Idiap engineers developing vein reading biometric wristwatch

Engineers from the Idiap Research Institute are currently developing a new vein reading biometric watch called BioWatch, enabling users to…

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