REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digital Insight, an NCR company and leader in digital banking solutions, announced it is providing Touch ID functionality for mobile banking applications to its financial institution customers. Using built-in fingerprint-sensor technology, Touch ID is a simple, secure way for consumers to log into their mobile banking application in place of traditional login credentials. Touch ID is one of a number of recent, innovative solutions Digital Insight is offering its financial institution customers including smartwatch and biometric access to finances.
“Touch ID frees consumers from having to enter their username and password in order to access their finances,” said Dan Weis, senior product manager at Digital Insight. “The speed and ease-of-use of Touch ID will provide financial institutions another innovation to offer their customers and members and further help them differentiate in the marketplace.”
Consumers who log into their mobile banking with Touch ID will have the same level of access as if they had entered a valid username and password. Fingerprints are stored on a user’s device and never leave it. In addition, they are encrypted with a key that is only accessible to the device, overall offering a secure means to access sensitive financial information.
“We are always looking to add new dimensions to mobile banking to provide even more flexibility and convenience in how our customers manage their finances,” said Howard Mooney, Chief Information Officer, at Busey Bank. “Our customers increasingly have new expectations when it comes to interacting with their finances, and this technology allows us to offer a richer experience and demonstrates our commitment to innovation.”
Digital Insight continues to foster advanced solutions for its bank and credit union customers. The company’s products and services help financial institutions engage more meaningfully and profitably. Several Digital Insight customers participated in the pilot program for Touch ID, including Beneficial Bank, Busey Bank, EECU, First Internet Bank, Harborstone Credit Union, OceanFirst Bank and Service Credit Union.
“Touch ID enhances Service Credit Union’s ability to better serve our members with both increased security and convenience,” said William Arnold, Chief Information Officer at Service Credit Union. “We have already seen an extremely positive response from our members with this new level of ease of just using their fingerprint to log in to online banking.”
Touch ID will be generally available later this year to Digital Insight financial institution customers with end users using one of the following devices: iPhone 5s running iOS 8 or higher, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. It will be available for iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 beginning in Fall 2015.
About Digital Insight
Digital Insight, an NCR company, helps banks and credit unions achieve their goals and grow by offering innovative online and mobile banking solutions that make it easier for consumers and businesses to manage their money. Our proven banking innovations give financial institutions the flexibility and control to engage more, increase retention and cross-sell effectively.
About NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables nearly 550 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier.
NCR is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia with approximately 29,000 employees and does business in 180 countries. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries. The company encourages investors to visit its web site which is updated regularly with financial and other important information about NCR.
About Busey Bank
First Busey Corporation (Nasdaq: BUSE) is a $3.7 billion financial holding company headquartered in Champaign, Illinois. Busey Bank, First Busey Corporation’s wholly-owned bank subsidiary, is also headquartered in Champaign, Illinois and has twenty-eight banking centers serving Illinois, a banking center in Indianapolis, Indiana, and seven banking centers serving southwest Florida. Additional details on our subsidiaries is on the website here.
About Service Credit Union
Service Credit Union is a full service financial institution with more than 200,000 members worldwide, offering a wide range of financial products to its members. With 49 branches including two staffed 24/7 contact centers, and full internet banking services, Service Credit Union serves all branches of the U.S. Military and Department of Defense including their families and anyone who lives or works in New Hampshire, 4 towns in Cape Cod, MA. With over $2.6 billion in assets, Service Credit Union has 31 branches in New Hampshire, one in Massachusetts, one branch in North Dakota, 15 branches on U.S. military bases in Germany and a Virtual Branch.