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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…

 

Apple partners with Visa, Mastercard and American Express for iPhone wallet

Apple is partnering with credit card companies, financial institutions and retailers to enable iPhone users to make secured mobile payments,…

 

Fujitsu to release new digital advertising solution with facial detection

Fujitsu announced that version 6.3 of digital advertising solution, TELentice, which will be released in August in Australia, will integrate…

 

Logic PD Tests POS Facial Recognition for Fraud Prevention

Logic PD announced this week that its team of engineers and designers addressed the challenges of identity fraud and highlighted…

 

SmartMetric plans North American launch for fingerprint EMV payment card, loses patent suit

SmartMetric is about to launch its fingerprint-activated biometric payment card for use in North America. The card, which the company says…

 

Oberthur NFC embedded secure element included in Samsung GALAXY S4

Oberthur Technologies has announced that its NFC embedded Secure Element will be included in the newly-released Samsung GALAXY S4. The secure element…

 

NFC smartphone support for Emirates ID soon

During the Cards & Payments Middle East and Mobile Show in Dubai this week, the Emirates Identity Authority announced that Emirates…

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