NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 24, 2014) - SmartMetric, Inc. (
Some of the highlights of the consumer survey are:
While mobile phone payments will enjoy use by a niche group of consumers, plastic credit cards do and will continue to dominate the payments landscape according to the President & CEO of Smartmetric, Chaya Hendrick. SmartMetric is focused on making the plastic payments card more secure by adding biometrics to the new EMV chip cards that are now being issued in the United States and enjoy mass adoption throughout the world with more than 1.6 billion chip cards already issued. It is estimated that within the USA more than 1 billion additional chip cards will be issued based on a recent survey of major USA banks that says more than 70% of credit and debit cards in the United States will be chip cards by the end of 2015.
About SmartMetric, Inc. - SmartMetric is a publicly traded technology company that has added a fingerprint scanner built inside EMV payment credit and debit chip cards, thereby creating a second layer biometric authentication protection in defending against card fraud. The company is now actively marketing its technology to card issuing financial institutions around the world. To find out more please go to www.smartmetric.com
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