Fintech Finance

Biometric Payment Cards – Where Are We Now?

Biometric Payment Cards – Where Are We Now?

By Lina Andolf-Orup, Fingerprints In 2018, we wrote: “Biometric smart cards are emerging as the next innovation in payment cards.” Jump forward a year and NatWest called biometric payment cards “the biggest development in card technology in recent years” when announcing its pilot of the technology.

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Securing the Next Wave of Banking: Why Generation Z Will Shape the Future of Payment Cards

Securing the Next Wave of Banking: Why Generation Z Will Shape the Future of Payment Cards

By David Orme, SVP, IDEX Biometrics ASA Consumers in Generation Z (those born after 1995) are the biggest market disrupters right now. They are predicted to make up 40% of all consumers by 2020, and will account for 32% of the global population overtaking millennials (31.5%, born between 1).

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Weary Eyes and Fictitious Faces: Why Fingerprints Are Best for Biometric Authentication

Weary Eyes and Fictitious Faces: Why Fingerprints Are Best for Biometric Authentication

David Orme, Senior Vice President at IDEX Biometrics ASA Biometric technology is already revolutionising both physical and cyber-security in the UK. While the latest breakthroughs are impressive, we’re only just touching the tip of the iceberg.

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Airwallex Achieves Unicorn Status, and Expands Operations in Europe With New Office in London

Airwallex Achieves Unicorn Status, and Expands Operations in Europe With New Office in London

The international payments startup has raised a new round of 100m USD investment led by DST Global, becoming a fintech unicorn Airwallex, an international payments fintech that specialises in low-cost, seamless cross-border payments, has today confirmed its unicorn status following successful series C funding of 100m USD, leading to a valuation at .

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