Tagged: biometrics

Zwipe, ICPS Introduce Biometric Payment Card to Asian, African Banks

Biometric Fintech Zwipe and ICPS, an international card payment processor and card personalization bureau, together are bringing Zwipe Pay ONE-enabled biometric payment cards to African and Asian banks. They will be equipped with fingerprint sensors. Zwipe will contribute its biometric ISO contact plate module, passive… Read More

Polish Fraud Prevention Firm Nethone, which Uses Behavioral Biometrics to Combat Fraud, Secures $6.7M

Nethone, which has raised $6.7 million in capital, notes that its passive behavioral biometrics enables online or digital businesses to prevent more than 95% of account takeovers (ATO) – which are cyber threats or attacks that have been spreading across the globe at an alarming… Read More

Biometric Authentication Pension Solution Introduced by UK’s Crown Agents Bank, a Provider of Cross-border Payments

Crown Agents Bank reveals that it has introduced a biometric authentication pension solution, called EMpower Pensions. It offers secure, end-to-end pensions management, along with local and international pension payroll, from a unified, all-digital platform. EMpower Pensions aims to enhance the pensioner’s proof of life checking… Read More

Italy based Open Banking Fintech Fabrick Introduces API-enabled Solutions for Supporting Open Finance

Italy-based Fabrick, an Open Banking ecosystem, is introducing various API-powered solutions that aim to harness the power of Open Finance. Fabrick has developed two different solutions that are reportedly based on Mastercard APIs: InControl for Business and Identity Check Mobile (IDCM). They are used to… Read More

Digital Identity Verification: Prove to Acquire UnifyID to Enhance Multi-Factor User Authentication

The team at UnifyID has announced that they’re teaming up with Prove. The UnifyID team notes that ever since they began offering services, they knew or realized that they were only addressing a relatively small piece of the identity problem. They also mentioned that they… Read More

HSBC UK Reports that Biometric Verification with its Caller ID Program, Voice ID, Reduced Bank Fraud by 50%

HSBC‘s caller ID program Voice ID has reportedly managed to reduce telephone banking fraud by more than 50% during the past 12 months, indicating that biometric verification can be quite effective in fighting against bad actors. HSBC says that its voice biometrics system has helped… Read More

Software based Facial Recognition for Secure Digital Payments to be Used by 1.4B Consumers Worldwide by 2025: Report

A recent study released by Juniper Research, titled Mobile Payment Authentication: Biometrics, Regulation & Market Forecasts 2021-2025, reveals that the number of users using software-powered facial recognition to conduct secure digital payments will surpass 1.4 billion internationally within the next 5 years (up from only… Read More

Digital Banking Challenger 86 400 Receives Awards for Pay and Save Accts, Recently Partnered BioCatch to Enhance Fraud Protection

Digital banking challenger 86 400 reveals that it has received 3 awards from RateCity for its Pay and Save accounts, including the Best Bank Account for the product Pay Account, the Best Regular Savers Account for the product Save Account, and the Best Savings Account… Read More

Advanced Facial Biometrics Now Being Used by Singapore’s DBS Bank to Perform Data Authentication and Verification

Singapore-based DBS Bank Ltd (SGX:D05), a multinational banking and financial services corporation with over $330 billion in assets, is reportedly using facial biometrics for handling online corporate account opening processes for small businesses. This should help the bank with speeding up information authentication and verification…. Read More

Nasdaq listed Regtech NICE Actimize to Leverage Biometric Risk Screening Engine and Facial Recognition Tech from FACEPOINT

Nice Actimize, a NICE company (Nasdaq: NICE) business offering autonomous financial crime management solutions, has revealed that FACEPOINT, which introduced a biometric risk screening engine, has now joined the X-Sight Marketplace, bringing its facial recognition tech for Know-Your-Customer (KYC) and watch list risk screening to… Read More

Checkout.com Executives in the UAE Expect Digital Payments to Overtake Cash Usage due to Rise of E-Commerce

Mo Ali Yusuf, the VP at Checkout.com for the MENA and Asia Pacific region, notes that for anyone who has been living in the UAE for over 4 years, it’s clear to see that the digital payments are increasingly being adopted, instead of using cash… Read More

Global ID Verification Provider, Onfido, to Offer Authentication Services to Malaysia’s MyCash Money

Onfido, a global ID verification provider, will be offering its user authentication services to Malaysia’s MyCash Money. Onfido has also been providing similar services to other Fintech firms in the region, including BigPay and MoneyMatch. MyCash Money is a digital marketplace that’s focused on serving… Read More

Hungarian Firm PeasyPay Launches Biometric Digital Payment System that Uses Facial, Palm Recognition to Verify Users

Hungarian firm PeasyPay has launched a biometric digital payment system that uses facial and palm recognition to verify customers’ IDs and settle transactions. The Fintech company stated that it will be introducing its biometrics-enabled point-of-sale payments technology in Spain and the UK. Consumers can download… Read More

Poland’s mPay Partners with iDenfy to use its Biometric Facial Recognition Software to Complete KYC Checks Needed for Mobile Payments

Poland’s mPay has teamed up with iDenfy to use its biometric facial recognition software, (selfie) liveness detection, and ID verification tech, in order to take care of its Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance checks for processing mobile payments. The mPay app allows users to conduct… Read More

SingPass, a Facial Recognition Solution for ID Verification, Will be Used by Singapore’s DBS Bank for Digital Onboarding

Singapore based DBS Bank Ltd, (SGX: D05), a multinational banking and financial services corporation with over $330 billion in assets, has teamed up with the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) to test out the SingPass face verification technology system. DBS Bank aims to attract… Read More

ID Verification Solutions Provider Trulioo has Developed New Facial Recognition and Document Authentication Software

Trulioo, a provider of global identity verification solutions, revealed on July 8, 2020 that it has developed  new document verification and facial recognition software. The new features will be added to EmbedID, a low-code developer tool that can work with the GlobalGateway API – which… Read More

Fintech Lanistar, an Alternative Financing Services Provider, to use Jumio’s Biometric ID Verfication for Digital Onboarding

Fintech firm Lanistar, an alternative financial services provider, has reportedly chosen Jumio’s biometric ID verification technology to complete its customer onboarding process. Lanistar is planning to use Jumio’s software when it launches a polymorphic debit card later this year. The digital ID verification solution will… Read More

AI Fintech ubble Secures Over $11 Million in Capital to Develop Digital ID Verification Product using Biometric Facial Recognition

France-based AI company ubble has acquired more than €10 million (appr. $11.2 million) in capital through a round led Breega and Partech and Breega. The funds raised will reportedly be used to develop ubble’s remote onine ID verification product which will include biometric facial recognition…. Read More

Spain’s Retail Banking Group, Caixabank, Introduces Facial Recognition for ATM Withdrawals instead of Manual PIN Code Entry

Caixabank, a retail banking group in Spain, will be introducing facial recognition technology at 100 ATM locations across the country. The bank’s customers will be able to make withdrawals without having to enter their PIN codes. Facial recognition tech is also being used at the… Read More

CoinDCX Explains how Onfido’s AI-enhanced Software uses Biometrics to Verify Users’ IDs on India-based Digital Asset Exchange

The digital asset and blockchain space is still in its infancy or early stages of development. There are many companies working on developing key infrastructure needed to support emerging cryptocurrency businesses. Cybersecurity, ID verification, AML/KYC processes, and even cryptocurrency-related insurance services are already being developed… Read More

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