In today’s CardFlash News Que: SYNAPTICS (Vibe P1); TIMETRIC (acquiring); HYPERWALLET (award) and THREATMETRIX (cybersecurity).
SYNAPTICS – Synaptics says Lenovo has selected Synaptics’ Natural ID area touch fingerprint sensor, FS4202, for its latest smartphone, the Vibe P1. The new Vibe P1 enables secure, password-free access to unlock the device and provide swift access to applications and mobile payments for consumers.
TIMETRIC – Timetric’s “Insight Report: Global Trends in Merchant Acquiring” analyzes the emerging trends, which are likely to shape up the merchant acquiring industry over the next five years. With huge influx of new payment solutions into the industry, both opportunities and challenges for merchant acquirers have reached a new level. There is paradigm shift from conventional services, such as accepting mag-stripe debit/credit cards, and mail and telephone orders, to new acceptance channels as a result of e-commerce/m-commerce, contactless technology, mPOS and omni-retailing.
HYPERWALLET – Hyperwallet Systems announced that Emerging Payments Awards has selected Hyperwallet as a finalist for the Best Corporate/Government Payments Program award for 2015.
THREATMETRIX – ThreatMetrix announces its participation in the twelfth annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), themed “Our Shared Responsibility.” In alignment with week one’s theme of Stop.Think.Connect.™, ThreatMetrix outlines “Five Lessons We’ve Learned in Five Years.” In addition, ThreatMetrix offers strategies for “Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity at Work,” aligning with the week two theme.