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SayPay to Support Fingerprint, Facial Recognition
In response to demand for supporting other biometric authentication modes, SayPay will be adding fingerprint and facial recognition to its authentication offerings as part of the UBS Accelerator. UBS awarded SayPay with acceptance into the prestigious program in December 2015 during the UBS Future of Finance global finals in Zurich. SayPay and UBS will work collectively during the program to evaluate user acceptance, preferences, and solution efficacy. While SayPay’s patent-pending “voice token” technology remains at the heart of their product line, other biometric forms provide value when combined with voice authentication, or for may be offered for lower-risk functions. SayPay will be announcing additional details as the accelerator gets underway.
Gearing up for SXSW Interactive March 12-13
As announced last month, SayPay Technologies, Inc. was selected as a finalist in the eighth annual SXSW Accelerator competition to be held March 12 – 13, 2016 at the Austin Hilton. Out of the more than 470 companies who applied to present at the SXSW Accelerator, SayPay was selected as one of eight in the Payment and Fintech Technologies category. Please plan to join us as we announce our coolest new technology at the SXSW Interactive Start-up Village.
PYMNTS.com Nominates SayPay “Most Disruptive Company”
SayPay is honored to have been nominated by PYMNTS.com for the 2016 Innovator Awards as part of the Innovation Project 2016. Out of over 600 total applicants, SayPay was only one of five selected for the “Most Disruptive Company” category. The Innovation Project 2016 conference takes place at Harvard University March 16-17, 2016 and has been nicknamed “The Woodstock for Payments Geeks.” SayPay will have an expo booth at the event, showing our latest technology in biometric and voice-enabled banking.
SayPay to Present at Bank Innovation 2016 “DEMOvation”
Bank Innovation 2016 has invited SayPay to present as one of only five companies in the DEMOvation Challenge February 29- March 1. As a finalist, SayPay has the privilege of presenting an 8-minute demo in front of an engaged and enthusiastic audience of banking innovation professionals. Bank Innovation 2016 is designed to inspire attendees to think beyond current boundaries about cutting edge technology that can better-position their products and brands for success. The event takes place at Grand Hyatt in Seattle.
1776 Regional Challenge Cup in Singapore
After a win in Bangalore, SayPay is heading to Singapore to compete in the regional 1776 Challenge Cup on March 9, 2016. SayPay is one of only nine companies to share their vision on a regional stage with companies competing for $175,000 USD in cash and over $1,000,000 USD in potential investment.