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Biometric payments – bank priorities vs consumer perceptions

By Lina Andolf-Orup at Fingerprints.  When it comes to new payments technologies, it’s often difficult to know what consumers are thinking, and banks have a lot on their plates. When introducing new solutions and services, aligning a bank’s transformation strategy with the desires of consumers is an interesting chart to plot. Following our consumer research, […]

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cryptovision @ ID4AFRICA 2019

At this years’ ID4AFRICA, Silicon Trust caught up with cryptovision’s Adam Ross who spoke to us about how cryptovision is able to take multiple different identity devices and converge them onto a single identity card. Watch the video as Adam explains what this means in practise. #cryptovision

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Online and beyond – what’s next for the delivery of citizen services?

By Arnaud De La Chapelle, VFS Global.  Customers today expect their needs will be met in a fast, frictionless manner.The likes of tech leaders such the FAANG companies (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google) are showing the way, competing to deliver faster, cheaper and more user-friendly services – on-demand, anywhere, anytime – which means that […]

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What is CIPURSE?

Jean-Philippe Wolyniec, Marketing Working Group Chair at OSPT Alliance and Sales Director at FIME, and Myung-Hwa Calais, Director of Transport Unit at FIME.  As services across transport ticketing, payment, loyalty and more increasingly converge, mobility service stakeholders are presented with a number of new opportunities to deliver better services, form partnerships and enhance revenues. But […]

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ID4AFRICA 2019 Documentary- Johannesburg, South Africa

A long look at this years 5th ID4AFRICA meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa.   Music: Brighten Your Day by Mixaund | https://mixaund.bandcamp.com Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com

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Can network tokenization limit false declines?

Andre Stoorvogel, Director, Product Marketing, Rambus Payments. With retailers expected to lose $130 billion to online fraud over the next five years, there is increasingly urgent demand for tighter solutions and greater protection for both consumers and digital commerce merchants. But in the scramble to combat fraudulent activity, the industry has created an arguably greater […]

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The Human Touch: Biometrics Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

By Christian Fredrikson, CEO, Fingerprints. For thousands of years, humanity has used fingers to express itself. Crossing one’s index and middle fingers in the West means good luck, India’s intricate hand mudras indicate everything from no fear to reverence, and a thumb down signalled bad news for Rome’s gladiators. Today, however, we’re doing even more […]

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Border Control Security along International Standards

By Detlef Houdeau, Infineon Technologies. Back in 1979 the International Civil Aviation Organisation, called ICAO, published the standard on Machine-Readable Passport (MRP). Passport booklets with this function need a Machine Readable Zone (MRZ) based on the typeface Optical Character Recognition (OCR-B). The phase out of all non-MRP was set for CY 2015. By springtime2006 ICAO […]

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