FinTech, Biometric Wearables Are Key Trends in This Week’s Top Stories

FinTech, Biometric Wearables Are Key Trends in This Week's Top Stories

FinTech and wearables are the dominant topics in this week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s most popular stories.

The former is understandable, given that this week saw one of the most important events in the financial services industry – Money20/20 Europe. This provided lots of opportunities for discussion of one of the biggest emerging trends in FinTech, biometric payment cards; this and the broader technological transformations sweeping financial services were the subjects of two of our most-read articles:

Truxtun Capital Releases FIDO-Certified Payment Card with Acoustic Tech

Money20/20 Europe Aims to Spur Financial Industry Transformation

As for wearables, there wasn’t any major event or other particular reason that this turned out to be a key topic in this week’s roundup. It just so happened that we covered some really cool technologies:

Apple Patents Smart Fabric System That Can Sense When You’re Hot and Cool You Down

Wearable Medical Tech to Leverage Biometrics For Vision Restoration

… And rounding things out, the fifth article in our roundup offered the latest developments in FIDO2 support:

WebAuthn Support Grows with Apple, Twitter, Coinbase Backing

Stay posted to Mobile ID World next week as we continue to bring you the latest news and interviews from the exciting world of digital identity. To see the hottest stories of the week in biometrics, visit our sibling site FindBiometrics.