Tagged: biometrics

Onfido Introduces Motion, the “Next-Gen” of Facial Biometric Tech, Improving Verification Speed

Onfido, the global digital identity verification and authentication provider, unveiled Motion, a next generation biometric liveness solution “to enhance its Real Identity Platform, launched in May.” Motion aims to “deliver seamless, secure, and inclusive customer verification and is iBeta Level 2 certified.” With a simple… Read More

Financial Compliance Platform Kompliant Selects authID’s Biometric Authentication for Merchant Onboarding

authID [Nasdaq: AUID], a provider of secure, mobile, biometric authentication solutions, announced that Kompliant, a U.S.-based, AI-driven, business onboarding and risk-scoring company, will “integrate authID’s biometric authentication platform Verified™ to stop identity fraud and automate digital onboarding for its customers.” Kompliant works with payment processors… Read More

Fintech SmilePay Introduces Face Payments in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan-headquartered SmilePay has reportedly entered agreements with two large food retailers in the nation in order to allow consumers to purchase their groceries using their faces. SmilePay has acquired an investment from the largest acquirer bank in Azerbaijan, Pasha, and entered deals with the Bravo… Read More

Credex Teams Up with iDenfy for Biometric Identity Verification

The Lithuania-headquartered remote ID verification and fraud prevention firm, iDenfy, teams up with Credex, the automated lending platform for point of sales financing. As noted in the update, iDenfy’s full-stack ID verification should enable a fast and secure lending experience for Credex’s clients. The COVID-19… Read More

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Acquires Biometric Innovator BehavioSec

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, part of RELX, has announced the acquisition of BehavioSec, “an advanced behavioral biometrics technology provider.” Founded in Sweden in 2008 with a presence in the U.S., Canada and EMEA, BehavioSec provides “a highly predictive behavioral biometrics solution that uses behavior analysis for… Read More

Fingerprints, Mswipe to Bring Contactless Biometric Payment Card to Fintech Sector in India

Biometrics firm, Fingerprint Cards AB and Mswipe, which claims to be one of India’s leading end-to-end digital enablers for SMEs will collaborate and “bring biometric debit and credit card to India, targeting 940 million active payment card customers.” Further, Fingerprint’s “proven” biometric technology along with… Read More

FinGo, a Biometric ID Authentication Provider, Introduces Vein ID Enabled Vending Machines

FinGo, a biometric identity authentication solutions provider, is introducing FinGoVend, which is reportedly the first retail vending machine where users can now “pay and prove their age through a simple scan of their finger.” FinGo’s vein mapping tech “connects a person’s unique vein pattern to… Read More

Tesco Bank Integrates Biometric Onboarding with Pay+ Shopping App

Tesco Bank is reportedly using biometric authentication tech from Onfido in order to accelerate onboarding for its Clubcard Pay+ account, through which clients may ring-fence their grocery spend from any existing bank account. Introduced in January 2022, Tesco Clubcard Pay+ allows members to make payments… Read More

Hubert Rachwalski: CEO at Nethone Explains How His Data Science, Security Team Combats Online Fraud

We recently connected with Hubert Rachwalski, CEO at Nethone, a company focused on a “Know Your Users” strategy to resolve fraud, so clients are able to gain more loyal customers while rejecting only fraudsters. Hubert talked about how cybercriminals are attempting to exploit online platforms… Read More

iProov and Eurostar Introduce Trial to Offer Contactless Travel at London St Pancras International

iProov, a provider of biometric face authentication tech, and Eurostar, the high-speed passenger rail service linking the United Kingdom with mainland Europe, have announced that their trial of a contactless fast-track service, SmartCheck, is currently live. SmartCheck enables passengers to “complete secure ticket verification and… Read More

How OARO is Capitalizing on Blockchain in Financial Services, Supply Chains and Identity Verification

The use of digital services has many applications in the world of finance, especially when you incorporate blockchain technology, and one of the companies using these technologies to benefit business is OARO. Founded in 2017, OARO is a Canadian company with offices in Halifax, N.S.,… Read More

Sift Acquires Passwordless Authentication Provider Keyless to Offer Regulated Firms and Merchants with Secure Authentication

Sift, the Digital Trust & Safety solution provider, has announced that it has acquired Keyless, a pioneer in passwordless and multi-factor authentication. Keyless’ zero-knowledge cryptography and privacy-preserving biometric authentication tech has been designed to eliminate account takeover (ATO) fraud because of “weak or stolen passwords,… Read More

Facial Recognition Solution Provider, VisionLabs, Introduces New Biometric Payment Hardware

VisionLabs, the facial recognition company, has announced the launch of its biometric payment hardware — the VisionLabs LUNA POS Terminal. The certified terminal is the first payment device to enable traditional credit card payments and biometric facial recognition payments. With six design and three utility… Read More

Visa Selects Callsign as Preferred Behavioral Biometric Digital and Device Intelligence Identity Provider

Visa (NYSE: V) has chosen Callsign as their preferred behavioral biometric digital and device intelligence identity provider. Under the agreement, Visa will be introducing Callsign’s behavioral biometric and device fingerprinting services to the Visa network of financial institutions, payment service providers, and merchants across Europe…. Read More

iComply Adds Paul Childerhose to Board

iComply Investor Services, a global compliance software provider, has appointed Paul Childerhose, a recognized leader in the Canadian regtech industry, to its advisory board. Childerhose has more than 20 years of experience in the Canadian financial services sector and serves on the board of the… Read More

Contactless Biometric Verification Services Added for Pakistan’s Digital Banking, Payments Sector

The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) in Pakistan has added contactless biometric verification services for the nation’s banking and payments sector, making the Asian nation one of the first in the world to introduce the tech on a State-wide level. As first reported by… Read More

Biometrics Firm Fingerprint Cards AB and Seshaasai, a Smart Card Producer, to Provide Contactless Payment Cards in India, APAC

Biometrics firm, Fingerprint Cards AB, and Seshaasai, an established smart card manufacturer in India with a strong APAC presence, have entered into an agreement “to develop, launch, market, and sell” contactless biometric payment cards in India and the wider APAC region, according to a release…. Read More

UK Regtech SmartSearch Introduces Service to Address Money Laundering Issues

UK-based anti-money laundering (AML) specialist SmartSearch has introduced a new service in order to address the problem of “dirty” cash being cleaned across the globe via various activities like acquiring property. Organized criminal organizations and fraudsters are responsible for around $2 trillion a year in… Read More

Bob Reid: CEO at Everest Explains How They Offer DeFi Services, Cross-Border Payments, ID Verification, Seamless Account Creation

Bob Reid, CEO at Everest, a company focused on providing identity verification, account creation, and DeFi-related financial services, has shared key updates with Crowdfund Insider. Bob Reid talked about how his company successfully partners with established tech industry participants in order to provide seamless decentralized… Read More

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

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