NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - February 02, 2016) - SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) SmartMetric has developed an amazing new biometric payments card that uses your fingerprint to activate the card's payment chip and in so doing has turned the card user into the key that unlocks his or her payments card. Say goodbye to vulnerable PIN's and passwords as your biometrics become the key to protect your credit and debit card.

Using an astounding reduction in electronic components sizes SmartMetric has been able to shrink the size of a fingerprint reader to fit inside an ISO size conforming credit and debit card. The futuristic card also has a slim rechargeable battery developed by SmartMetric allowing the card holder to have their fingerprint scanned by the card prior to the card being inserted inside a retail card reader or ATM.

SmartMetric is now presenting its safer payments card protected by in-the-card biometrics to Banks around the World. This is an exciting time for the company after spending over a decade of research and development to achieve a card that is as small and as thick as a standard credit card and that is self powered allowing real time biometric scanning anywhere the card user wishes said today SmartMetric's President and CEO, Chaya Hendrick.

About SmartMetric: SmartMetric has created a safer and better user validation and identification technology for payment and identity cards using a person's individual and unique biometrics to validate and identify the card user. The company has created a super miniature fully functional powerful fingerprint scanner that fits inside a payments card as well as identity and secure log on cards. Using an internal Cortex processor built in the card the SmartMetric biometric card scans, reads and matches a person's fingerprint in less than 0.25 seconds. The cards internal scanner is powered by a rechargeable battery developed by SmartMetric and also embedded inside the payments and identity card. SmartMetric is a publicly traded fully reporting company on the United States OTCQB.

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