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Ithmaar Bank reveals biometric ATM network in Bahrain

Thursday 20 June 2019 | 12:24 PM CET

Bahrain-based Ithmaar Bank has successfully launched the region’s first biometrics-enabled cardless Automated Teller Machine network.

As per the new solution, customers can use their fingerprint along with their PIN to process financial transactions. The bank recently retrofitted its 43 ATMs with biometric readers following extensive testing.

The initiative was announced once with Ithmaar Bank and Eazy Financial Services’ partnership plans to launch a biometric payment network. The collaboration is financially supported by the Bahrain government’s Tamkeen Labour Fund, and by the country’s Economic Development Board and the Central Bank of Bahrain. Moreover, the system runs on Eazy Financial Services’ Automated Fingerprint Identification System.

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