Professional Security Magazine Online: Beyond the payment smart card

11 February 2019

While the payment sector is leading the way for biometric innovation, UK consumers are ready to embrace biometric methods of authentication for wider areas of identification, suggests David Orme, SVP at fingerprint sensor product company IDEX Biometrics.

According to ABI’s latest paper on the biometric payment card, the authentication process used in payments actually shares many of the same synergies found in other use cases. Where digital security and authentication are vital requirements, biometrics could hold the key to secure and convenient authentication. Whilst the payment sector is currently leading the way with this innovation, there are learnings and successes many other sectors can benefit from.

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