About Atmia
About Atmia

Aeon and Fujitsu pilot palm vein biometric payments

Friday, July 13, 2018

by Fujitsu

Aeon's credit card unit is tapping Fujitsu's palm vein biometric authentication technology for the pilot, which will involve Aeon staffers and begin in September at a number of Ministop convenience stores.

Customers who register for the service will add their palm vein pattern to their Aeon card information. Then, at the checkout they will enter their birthdate before holding their palm over a special reader.

Aeon says that it picked Fujitsu's technology for its biometric test because palm vein authentication is both very accurate and, because it is contactless, sanitary.

The technology has been used at bank ATMs in Japan for more than a decade and has also been tapped for corporate PC access and room entry management.
Comments

Leave a comment (Your email address will not be displayed or shared)

Leave this field empty

 
No comments have been added. Please use the form above to add your comments.

Meet Our
Global Sponsors

Email IconEmail

Sign up to receive the news you want from ATMIA. We have a wide selection ranging from conference details, regional news and industry updates. You may update and change these details at any time. We look forward to staying in touch!

Social Media IconSocial Media

Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube

Bookmark IconBookmark ATMIA.com

Add atmia.com to your favorites, make it your homepage or pin the website to your task bar or desktop.

RSS IconRSS

Subscribe to our RSS feed and stay up to date with all of our press releases.