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The Financial Services Community just got serious about identity

By Lina Andolf-Orup, Fingerprints.  I find myself sitting in Schiphol Airport, trying to switch off. But I can’t. As with everyone that went to Money 20/20 Europe, I’m exhausted. But I leave the show excited by the progress the payments community has made in the last year, my head still buzzing with the evolution in […]

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How can Biometrics win the card fraud battle?

By Lina Andolf-Orup, Fingerprints. Fighting fraudsters is a complex and ever-evolving challenge. As consumers change the way they pay, fraudsters change the way they steal. For banks to keep up, these new battles require new tactics to minimize losses and reassure consumers. The rapid adoption of contactless payment cards has given rise to one such […]

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Netcetera simplifies mobile contactless payment with biometrics

The software company Netcetera has implemented one of the first independent solutions for contactless payment in Switzerland. It offers card issuers the opportunity to supplement their own apps with a globally standardized and certified mobile payment module. Thanks to biometrics, customers pay simply, quickly and securely with their smartphones. The solution is based on Netcetera’s […]

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IDEMIA taps Fingerprints for Japan’s first biometric payment card trial

World-leading biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) are collaborating with IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, on Japan’s first biometric payment card trial, a key milestone in the roll-out of biometric payment cards. Utilizing Fingerprints’ sensor technology, the pilot will run on Japan’s leading payment network, taking the region one step closer to commercial roll-out […]

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Biometric payment cards – where are we now?

By Lina Andolf-Orup, Global Product Marketing Manager at Fingerprints.  Biometric smart cards are emerging as the next innovation in payment cards. According to ABI Research the payment card is here to stay and fingerprint authentication within the card is the next natural evolution to retain convenience while increasing security. So, let’s take a look at the potential […]

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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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