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UK government to explore biometric contactless corridors for border checks

The UK government is to explore the implementation of walk-through “contactless corridors” at airports and other entry points to the country that will enable passengers to verify their identity using biometrics rather than their passport. The plan to use biometrics for “contactless passage through border controls” is outlined in a policy paper published by the …

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Bank of England sets out core principles for digital pound

Financial inclusion, creating a competitive ecosystem, comparison with other payment innovations, user privacy and monetary and financial stability will be the five core principles that guide the Bank of England’s future exploration and development of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in the UK, the financial institution has revealed. The bank has drawn up the …

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Antelop launches One Digital Card SDK for banks and card issuing processors

PARTNER NEWS: Antelop Solutions has introduced a new solution that makes it possible for banks and card issuing processors to use a single software development kit to add all the very latest digital card features to their mobile banking apps. The launch of Antelop’s One Digital Card SDK enables “even the smallest bank to quickly …

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Construction workers gain contactless access to site with their faces

Workers on a construction site on Heriot-Watt University’s Edinburgh campus in Scotland can now verify their identity and gain access to the site using only their face. Building company Robertson Construction Central East has installed a face recognition entry system that also checks each worker’s temperature on the site of the National Robotarium, the UK’s …

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Washington, D.C.’s, SmarTrip Latest Closed-Loop Fare Card Added to Pays Wallet

By:  Dan Balaban NFC TIMES Exclusive Insight – The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, or WMATA, as expected, has added its closed-loop fare card SmarTrip to Google Pay, following support by Apple Pay for the card last year. Related stories, automatically selected:  Los Angeles Transit Authority Follows Through with Plans to Enable TAP Card for …

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