Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., and PulseWallet, electronic transaction POS provider, have announced a relationship utilizing PalmSecure biometric authentication technology.
PulseWallet terminals will provide maximum security and authentication of users to the retailer, while also providing an all-in-one payment system for consumers to access their virtual wallets.
Once consumers are registered, they can leave their credit/debits cards at home and they can scan their palm for payment at POS.
“From the very beginning, we were looking for an extremely secure and highly accurate form of strong biometric authentication technology to integrate with our solution. Customer registration has to work smoothly for all consumers and verification at POS must occur quickly,” according to Aimann Rasheed, co-founder and CEO, PulseWallet. “We evaluated other forms of biometric authentication and we were most impressed with Fujitsu’s PalmSecure technology because of its speed, accuracy and flexibility.”
The Fujitsu PalmSecure biometric palm vein sensors use a near-infrared light to capture a user’s palm vein pattern, generating a unique biometric that is matched against the palm vein patterns of pre-registered users. Unlike other readers, the PalmSecure sensor does not come into contact with the skin.
“We are very proud to be partnering with PulseWallet and that they have chosen PalmSecure technology as a value-added benefit to their solution,” said Randy Fox, senior director, currency handling and identification product solutions, Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. “We are also extremely supportive of their green initiative. Fujitsu has been an eco-friendly company for over 30-years, with a true commitment to developing and delivering solutions that limit impact on the environment.”
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