Biometrics

Amazon turns shoppers’ palms into payments

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Amazon turns shoppers’ palms into payments

The retailer is unveiling its own palm recognition technology that will allow shoppers to pay using their hand.
Retail : Technology : Finance
NatWest lets customers open a bank account with a selfie

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NatWest lets customers open a bank account with a selfie

NatWest has become the first high street bank in the UK to allow customers to open an account with a selfie and photo ID.
Finance : Technology : Biometrics
Biometric money

Big Ideas

Biometric money

In an era of convenience culture and with security at the forefront of consumers’ minds, this is the tech heralding a secure and streamlined p...
FinTech : Technology : Payments
Hertz speeds up car rentals with biometric identification

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Hertz speeds up car rentals with biometric identification

The car rental company is the first to use biometrics such as fingerprints and facial recognition to identify customers, allowing them to complete ...
Technology : Auto : Travel
Lisa Wood: Atom Bank

Viewpoints

Lisa Wood: Atom Bank

Why a bank’s brand is the least important part of its relationship with its customers.
Banking : Mobile Money : Festival Of Marketing
Mobile Money

Micro Trends

Mobile Money

Digital-first banks optimised for mobile and with a focus on user experience and convenience could spell the end of retail banking as we know it.
Mobile Banking : Financial Services : Digital-natives
Neuro-graphic

Design Directions

Neuro-graphic

Designers are drawing on patterns created by brain waves, movement tracking and biometrics to create a visual lexicon for communicating emotions.
Emotional Analytics : Biometrics : Neuro-marketing
Euphorescence

Design Directions

Euphorescence

Employing chromatic stimulation, light therapy and meditative imagery, designers are creating new environments that enhance and optimise our menta...
The Optimised Self : Zoned-out Spaces : Essential Self
Drive Safe

Big Ideas

Drive Safe

Toronto – Uber has launched a novel way for late-night revellers to hail a cab.
Uber : Uber Safe : Breathalyser
Bio-banking: How customer physiology and financial services combine

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Bio-banking: How customer physiology and financial services combine

London – At last week’s The Age of the Long Near Preview Network Evening, senior journalist Rowland Manthorpe sat down with Philip O’Dwyer, executi...
Philip O'Dwyer : Banking : Method Money
App predicts when you will die down to the last second

Big Ideas

App predicts when you will die down to the last second

The phrase ‘there’s an app for that’ has been taken to dark new levels with Deadline, the app that predicts when you’re going to die.
Deadline : Coca-Cola : Gist LLC
Barclays announces plans to launch finger-vein recognition readers

Big Ideas

Barclays announces plans to launch finger-vein recognition readers

Barclays will launch biometric finger-vein readers for corporate customers in 2015, and hopes to roll out the technology to general account-holders...
Barclays : Biometrics : Banking
Internet Week New York 2014 Preview

Big Ideas

Internet Week New York 2014 Preview

The large and growing technology economy will be on show during Internet Week New York on 19–25 May.
Internet Week New York : Retail : Biometrics
Africa’s mobile banking revolution

Markets

Africa’s mobile banking revolution

In developing countries, more than one billion people who own a mobile phone lack a bank account, according to Groupe Spéciale Mobile Association (...
Groupe Spéciale Mobile Association : Africa : Burrus Research Associates
Picture this: Photographs in the blink of an eye

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Picture this: Photographs in the blink of an eye

Picture this: Photographs in the blink of an eye
Engineering : Biometric : Eye
IBM gains recognition through new technology

Big Ideas

IBM gains recognition through new technology

IBM gains recognition through new technology
Wireless : Race : IBM
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