FotoNation Biometrics Takes Face & Iris Recognition to New Level

FotoNation Biometrics Takes Face & Iris Recognition to New Level

San Jose-based Tessera Technologies’ FotoNation has unveiled a new high-performance suite of face and iris recognition biometric security and authentication solutions for mobile platforms. Based on FotoNation’s unique deep learning neural network, and industry proven MIRLIN Iris recognition technologies, these new solutions deliver authentication in the most challenging outdoor light and shade conditions, including liveliness…

Pegasus TransTech and Pilot Flying J Integrate

Pegasus TransTech and Pilot Flying J Integrate

Pegasus TransTech, a specialist in enterprise mobility and business process automation for the transportation industry, is integrating the new myPilot mobile app from Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America, into its Transflo Mobile platform. Transflo’s integration includes capabilities that allow professional drivers to expedite the fueling…

Briefs: MYC; CLEARENT; BLUEFIN; and YAPSTONE

In Other News: MYC (webinar); CLEARENT (exec); BLUEFIN (P2PE); and YAPSTONE (exec). MYC – Master Your Card (MYC) sponsored by Mastercard, announced a new webinar series on card acceptance, developed in partnership with the Association of Women’s Business Centers (AWBC). The webinars are based on input and feedback from small business owners on how to…

While Ready - Consumer Embrace of Biometrics is Cautious

While Ready – Consumer Embrace of Biometrics is Cautious

Securing card and mobile wallet transactions while meeting customer’s demands for streamlined experiences requires a variety of solutions that reach beyond what happens at the payment terminal. Today Javelin Strategy & Research released The Future of Cardholder Verification Methods: Beyond Chip and Signature, which explores an array of authentication solutions for point-of-sale incorporating rich customer…

Entrata and Visa Team to Lower Processing Costs for Landlords

Entrata and Visa Team to Lower Processing Costs for Landlords

Entrata inked a strategic alliance with Visa to introduce an improved payment and authorization program to the multifamily industry. The resulting program introduces a lower cost payment method for Visa debit card holders and reduces the number of steps it takes to authorize and process rent payments. Entrata says high, restrictive fees and cumbersome processing…

Business Owners Frustrated With Excessive Federal Regulations

Business Owners Frustrated With Excessive Federal Regulations

According to new research, 52% of small business owners rank the “cost of health insurance” as a critical problem.  That figure is virtually unchanged from four years ago. Furthermore, all of the top problems for small businesses relate directly to excessive federal regulation and taxation.” The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) released its quadrennial…

AmEx Canada Offers Reward Points for Purchases to Cardholders

AmEx Canada Offers Reward Points for Purchases to Cardholders

American Express Canada had unveiled the launch of Use Points for Purchases, a dynamic new capability that allows eligible Cardmembers to use Membership Rewards points towards a wide range of eligible everyday purchases charged to their Card. Eligible Cardmembers enrolled in the Membership Rewards program can access and redeem against eligible spending on purchases they…