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Biometric ID

Are a form of identification that recognizes and analyzes an individual based on their physical and behavioral traits. This includes fingerprints, eye retina and iris scanning, voice recognition, facial patterns, and body movement, including gait.

Mobile money and E-Wallets

E-wallet is a type of electronic card which is used for transactions made online through a computer or a smartphone. Its utility is same as a credit or debit card. An E-wallet needs to be linked with the individual’s bank account to make payments.

Crowd Funding

Crowdfunding is the use of small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance a new business venture.

Internet of Things

The Internet of things extends the Internet from traditional computer devices to physical objects like appliances, sensors, and vehicles.

Cross-Border Remittances

The rise of new communication and information technologies and innovative mechanisms for delivering financial services and products are creating new opportunities for cross-border transfers to get money into the hands — and ideally into the accounts — of those who need it most.

AI / Robotics

Robotics and AI. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a general term that implies the use of a computer to model and/or replicate intelligent behavior.

Blockchains /Crypto

Blockchain technology is commonly associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. It’s effectively a database that’s validated by a wider community, rather than a central authority.

Cyber security

Elementary cryptography; access control; common software vulnerabilities; common network vulnerabilities;

Cloud Computing

Delivery of computing as a service over a network, whereby distributed resources are rented, rather than owned, by an end user as a utility.