Tagged: biometrics

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

Private Identity Firm Incognia Introduces Location-based Behavioral Biometrics Solutions for Banks, Fintech Companies

Private identity solution provider, Incognia, has introduced a location-based behavioral biometrics software product that aims to reduce or eliminate the growing rates of mobile fraud. According to a press release shared with CI, Incognia’s anti-fraud software development kit (SDK) and APIs aim to improve standard… Read More

How Can Fintechs Onboard New Customers While Preventing Fraud

Financial technology (Fintech) companies are finding new ways to meet consumer demands and create more financial inclusion on a global scale. While Fintechs are on the rise, these companies still have to manage the same problems traditional financial institutions face: fraud. And while fraud permeates… Read More

Wirecard Releases New Palm Scanner to Drive Smart Biometrics

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Wednesday the launch of its new palm scanner. According to Wirecard, the new prototype will expand the company’s portfolio in the area of biometric payments and claims it will enable fast, convenient payments without any… Read More

Wirecard Partners With Oney to Implement Biometric Payment System in Romania

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced last week it has teamed up with Oney, the banking and financial arm of Auchan Retail Romania, to implement Well.com, a mobile app in Romania, which allows biometric authentication payment by fingerprint. According to Wirecard, Well.com allows users to… Read More

CLEAR Partners With Seattle Seahawks, Sounders FC, & Mariners to Launch Biometrics Payment & ID Check Initiative

CLEAR, a U.S.-based company that is using biometrics to build a connected, secure and frictionless world, announced on Tuesday three new initiatives in Seattle enabling fans of the Seahawks, Sounders FC, and Mariners to move through security quickly and to purchase concessions with the tap… Read More

KPMG Fintech Innovation Challenge 2015 Officially Opens, Hosted by Matchi

Calling all Next Generation Payments, Blockchain, Data / Credit Analytics, Mobile VAS / Mobility, Cyber Security and Biometrics and Wealth Tech innovators and disruptors, start your applications in time for the 7 January 2016 deadline! Aiming to source six groundbreaking FinTech innovations to demo to multiple invited financial institutions (banks… Read More

UBS Announces London “Future of Fintech” Winners: Artificial Intelligence, Cryptography and Biometrics Trump

Artificial intelligence, cryptography and biometrics were the winning fintechnologies at the London-region final of UBS’s Future of Finance Challenge, a start-up competition aimed at helping the bank source innovative fintech solutions, reported Financial News‘ Anna Irrena.  The competition is open to international entrepreneurs and startups with… Read More

WATCH: German Club Claims Win In Crowdfunded Contest To Hack Apple’s Fingerprint Scanner

Germany’s Chaos Computer Club is claiming victory in a contest to see who’d be the first to hack Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint scanning system. The system provides an extra layer of security for Apple’s new iPhone 5S and 5C. A crowdfunded bounty was offered for… Read More

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