December 19, 2018

Biometric banking is booming

Passwords are passe. At least that is what experts are saying about having to enter, and remember, those annoying combinations of numbers and letters to access your accounts. The growing consensus is the future lies in using biometrics to login. Between voice activation, facial recognition and fingerprint verification, biometric banking is booming.  Predictions are that […]

DIGINOMIC ATMs NEXT GEN ROLL-OUT

The ubiquitous ATM machine is undergoing a major makeover that will make it a greater player in the world of digital economics than ever before. As we have noted in earlier posts how 2014-15 promises to be the transition period away from PINs and passwords, the new ATMs will lean more on biometrics. Teamed with […]

Your Heartbeat Becomes Your Password

In the ongoing search for effective and secure replacements for passwords, there is the all-new Nymi wristband. For less than $100, you connect with your world through your unique ECG (“heartbeat”) patterns. This intriguing technology has already been heralded in WIRED (9.11.13), the New York Times (9.10.13), The Economist (5.9.13), TechCrunch (9.3.13), and NPR (7.2.13). […]

Passwords: Could 2014 be the Beginning of the End?

A truly diginomic society, though digitized in its infrastructure, will not necessarily depend on passwords to gain access or navigate that world. Passwords have overstayed their welcome. Latest surveys (McAfee.com, Feb. 2013) show that more than 30 percent of us do not password-protect our mobile devices. The majority reason: too inconvenient. Women are more likely […]