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Contactless biometric payment card from Thales and Fingerprint Cards certified by Visa

Thales Digital Identity and Security has announced the first high-security EMV contactless biometric payment card certified by Visa, the company…

 

UK Immigration and Citizenship launch biometric identity verification app to speed up applications

UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) has been working with UK Visa and Citizenship Application Services (UKVCAS) to develop a new…

 

First commercial biometric payment cards issued in France to be powered by Thales and Fingerprint Cards

BNP Paribas is expected to launch a new biometric bank card this fall in significant numbers, according to Le Parisien,…

 

Behavioral biometrics and facial recognition to secure more bank accounts with FICO report showing attitude shift

Far more people in Britain are happy providing biometrics to banks for security purposes (71 percent) than are content with…

 

Amazon considers palm biometrics for touchless in-store payments, tests terminal transactions with Visa

Amazon is working on linking users’ hands to credit card information to enable palm biometric payments at checkout terminals, reports…

 

Consumers prefer biometric authentication to traditional passwords, Visa says

Almost 70 percent of U.S. shoppers did not go through with an online purchase because they either forgot the password,…

 

UK pilot of fingerprint biometric payment fob from G+D and Visa begins

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is trialing a fingerprint biometric fob for authenticating payments by its customers in the UK,…

 

First commercial biometric credit card in Switzerland issued through FPC, Gemalto, Visa partnership

Swiss Corner Bank has launched a biometric credit card in partnership with Visa, Gemalto and Fingerprint Cards, which is the…

 

Payments, travel, and facial recognition top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Biometrics, and in particular facial recognition, for payments and travel dominated the most-read stories on Biometric Update for the past…

 

Visa plans biometric and other cashless payments innovations ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Visa is preparing to provide innovative payment technologies including biometrics for athletes, visitors and citizens in the run-up to the…

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