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Fingerprints collaborates on biometric payment card market trial in the USA

Fingerprints today announced that its touch sensor is being used in the first US-based pilot of a new dual-interface (chip- and contactless-enabled) payment card with Mountain America Credit Union. As announced last week Fingerprints is also excited to bring Biometric technology to the Visa Pilot with Bank of Cyprus. The biometric payment cards in these trails are […]

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Visa begins pilots of new biometric payment card

Visa has initiated pilots with Mountain America Credit Union and Bank of Cyprus of a new EMV dual-interface (chip- and contactless-enabled) payment card, making these the first commercial pilots to test an on-card biometric for contactless payments. As a payments industry leader, Visa is committed to ensuring secure, fast and convenient payments at the point […]

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Gemalto launches the first biometric EMV card for contactless payments

Gemalto has been selected by Bank of Cyprus to supply the world’s first EMV biometric dual interface payment card for both chip and contactless payments. Using fingerprint recognition instead of a PIN code to authenticate the cardholder, the card is compatible with existing payment terminals already installed in the country. When customers place their fingerprint on […]

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Visa survey reveals consumers are ready to say goodbye to passwords

A new Visa survey of 1,000 Americans exploring awareness and perceptions of biometric authentication confirms that consumers continue to have a strong interest in new biometric technologies that make their lives easier. New forms of authentication, such as fingerprint, facial, and voice recognition, can make unlocking accounts and payments much easier and more convenient than […]

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