In Other News: UATP (Affirm); SUPERCOM (Nofshonit); HOYOS (Veridium); and USAT (FreshBrew).
UATP – UATP has teamed up with Affirm, an innovative financial services provider, to provide technology that will allow airlines’ customers to purchase airfare in flexible installments, without a credit card. The partnership builds upon UATP’s payment technology platform providing speed to market for the Affirm product.
SUPERCOM – SuperCom announced Nofshonit, one of the largest loyalty club providers and operators in Israel, has selected SuperCom to provide an e-wallet solution to Nofshonit clients for digital loyalty and pre-paid shopping programs, to be supported at merchant locations over various devices and applications.
HOYOS – Hoyos Labs, a leader in biometrics-based authentication technologies, rebranded as Veridium, heralding a new corporate strategy and the launch of its end-to-end biometric authentication solution – VeridiumID. The company offers enterprises a means to replace passwords completely using face, voice or fingerprints to authenticate an individual. This method has been shown to increase security, reduce fraud and cut the costs associated with passwords and traditional multi-factor authentication solutions.
USAT – USA Technologies has added FreshBrew Group, a national specialty coffee roaster provider, supplying coffee to airlines, hotels and convenient stores, and also one of the largest privately owned vending services providers in the Houston metropolitan area, to its growing roster of ePort Connect customers committing to fully connecting every machine to USAT’s cashless payments platform. As a result, USAT is working with the FreshBrew team to integrate over 3,000 ePorts in unattended machines across the business, as well as upgrading older equipment in an effort to make 100 percent of FreshBrew’s machines cashless and mobile-payment enabled. FreshBrew was able to commit to a rapid, large-scale deployment by signing up for USAT’s Premium Support Service offerings to manage, assist, analyze and support installation and marketing efforts.