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Biowatch SA awarded first prize at the Swiss Fintech Convention 2017 in Geneva

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 3rd, 2017 - Biowatch SA won the 1st prize at the 2017 Swiss Fintech Convention held in Geneva on February 2nd, pitching its disruptive vein based biometric solution. The Swiss startup outlined several ongoing projects in the banking industry and the upcoming functional pre-products for Spring 2017.

The co-founder and CEO of Biowach SA, Matthias Vanoni, shared his vision on stage: “Like your phone today, your watch will soon become your new ID, enabling you to pay, access your e-banking account, open your car, unlock your computer, access websites and buildings. Instead of using your fingerprint to validate a transaction you will use your wrist, a seamless and safer solution for authentication. Biowatch SA is working on a complete device, designed to fit your watch strap, able to recognize your identity by looking at your unique wrist vein pattern and smart enough to host and provide all of your credentials to paired devices and services.”

The full press release can be found here: Biowatch SA awarded first prize at the Swiss Fintech Convention 2017 in Geneva
Feb 22, 2017
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