TITLE

BIOMETRICS STALLED AMID THE HYPE

AUTHOR(S)
Fest, Glen
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Bank Technology News;Aug2005, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the potential of biometric payment systems to replace debit cards in the U.S. Biometric's growing impact and hype in the public sector; Standards issues and technical difficulties in the adoption of biometrics payment systems.
ACCESSION #
18623536

 

Related Articles

  • KeyBank Touting PayPass Debit For Small Buys. Kuykendall, Lavonne // American Banker;8/18/2005, Vol. 170 Issue 159, p5 

    Discusses how KeyBank's plan to make its debit cards contactless may help the technology take off in the fast food and convenience store markets. How the bank, a unit of KeyCorp, will become the first issuer to add MasterCard International's contactless technology, PayPass, to its debit cards;...

  • B of A, Star Have New Debit Pact. Breitkopf, David // American Banker;9/16/2004, Vol. 169 Issue 179, p8 

    Discusses how First Data Corp.'s Star network has regained some of the business from Bank of America Corp. that it lost three years ago before First Data owned Star. Details of First Data's competition with Visa U.S.A. for debit processing contracts; Terms and provisions of B of A's agreement...

  • FRACTURED WORLD OF CONTACTLESS CARDS. Fest, Glen // Bank Technology News;Jun2008, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p16 

    The article reports on the move of several financial industries in creating the infrastructure for contactless card adoption in the U.S. It cites that Discover Network has the chip orders, the merchant acquirer programs and there was only thing missing, the cards. It notes that Washington Mutual...

  • Consumer Use of Prepaid Cards.  // Point for Credit Union Research & Advice;4/1/2007, p6 

    The article provides information on a report from the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) regarding the increase in use of prepaid and reloadable spending cards in the U.S. The CFSI study reveals that most cardholders spend close to 100 percent of the funds loaded onto their cards...

  • A Mishmash of State Prepaid Card Laws. Gosnell, David // Cards & Payments;Mar2006, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p12 

    The article examines regulatory woes faced by issuers of network-branded prepaid gift cards in the United States. Some states ban monthly service fees on the cards, while others establish limits on when a distributor can start charging fees that would consume remaining value on unused cards....

  • ISSUERS UNSURE OF DEBIT CARD REWARDS BENEFITS.  // CardLine;10/17/2008, Vol. 8 Issue 42, p5 

    The article reports on the uncertainty of card issuers on the benefits of debit card rewards in the U.S. in 2008. Experts state that many card issuers are hesitant to put more money into debit card rewards because they are not sure whether debit rewards really improve their bottom lines....

  • Rush for Cash. Grozdanovska, Ljubica // Transitions Online;1/28/2008, p6 

    This article focuses on the criticisms facing the new payment method implemented by the Macedonian government. The government's shift to monthly payments through direct deposits to bank accounts has sparked commotion among Macedonia's more than 270,000 pensioners. Until January 2008, pensions...

  • Consumers Pay More Often with Cards, Less Often with Cash.  // ABA Bank Marketing;Apr2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p4 

    The article reports on the findings of the "2005/2006 Study of Consumer Payment Preferences," conducted by the American Banker Association and Dove Consulting in the United States. It found that cards are becoming the preferred means of payment for a growing number of consumers. 45 percent of...

  • PAYMENT PLANS. Del Franco, Mark // Multichannel Merchant (Penton Media, Inc.);Jan2006, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p38 

    The article discusses other payment options that merchants can offer consumers aside from credit cards and checks. Benefits of offering alternative payment options are cited. Background information on various payment options such as deferred-payment plans, prepaid credit cards, bank transfers...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics