Nations Trust Bank launches lifestyle app FriMi with Daon’s biometrics tech

New tech project for Finastra in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka-based Nations Trust Bank has launched a new mobile payments and lifestyle app, FriMi, using Daon’s biometric authentication platform, IdentityX.

Biometrics: a question of standards and yet more questions

Tapiwa Manjengwa

Watching the recent of smartphone launches, I am taken aback by just how much smartphone manufacturers have led to the normalisation and acceptance of biometrics by consumers.

BioCatch to power behavioural biometrics for Samsung SDS America

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Behavioural biometrics and threat detection firm BioCatch is working with Samsung SDS America to combat fraud that occurs after a user has logged in.

Kony to launch digital banking solution leveraging Daon biometrics

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Enterprise application and mobility solutions company Kony unveiled a new digital banking platform and suite of apps.

What does the new iPhone X mean for mobile banking?

Face ID

Mobile banking is nothing without mobiles, and as Apple leads the way in innovation it provides opportunities for banks to do things differently too. So, with the launch of the iPhone X, what is next for mobile banking in a world that can’t get enough of phone upgrades?

Top fintech stories this week – 26 May 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

UnionBank launches New EON, the first “selfie” banking in the Philippines

Making banking delightful

UnionBank of the Philippines (UnionBank) has launched the New EON, a new digital banking platform (a revamped version of the original EON, launched at the start of the millennium). The mobile biometric authentication tech is provided by Daon.

IDFC Bank launches “breakthrough” biometric payment app, IDFC Aadhaar Pay

IDFC Bank automates revenue management  with Suntec

India-based IDFC Bank has launched an e-payment app, IDFC Aadhaar Pay, developed in association with the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

Emirates NBD steps up digital banking game with Cockpit Application launch

Emirates NBD digitises branches

Emirates NBD has launched Cockpit Application, an intelligent new CRM solution for branches. The bank has also introduced biometric digital signatures and straight-through processing (STP) of digital forms.

HSBC to capitalise on tech innovation with technology advisory board

Andy Maguire, HSBC

HSBC has appointed a technology advisory board of top-level specialists from around the globe as the banking giant is keen to capitalise on opportunities in artificial intelligence (AI), biometrics, blockchain and data science, combat cybercrime and leverage its global infrastructure.