SOURCE: SmartMetric, Inc.

SmartMetric, Inc.

June 09, 2017 10:30 ET

SmartMetric Biometric Credit & ID Card To Protect Against Hackers -- 1.4 Billion Data Records Hacked Globally In 2016

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 09, 2017) - SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) -- According to newly released figures, 2016 saw more than 1.4 billion records stolen globally. Since 2013 the total number of individual records stolen by cyber thieves numbers a staggering 7 billion.

In order to protect credit card users, banks and businesses from this massive ongoing identity cyber heist, SmartMetric has put biometric fingerprint technology inside credit cards, ID cards and multi-function physical and computer access cards.

The SmartMetric biometric secured card has inside, a fingerprint reader that scans and matches a person's fingerprint in less than 0.25 seconds. Following a positive fingerprint verification the card is only then activated and able to be used. The card also has a rechargeable battery that allows the card to be activated prior to insertion into readers such as credit card readers, ATMs, doorway access and computers.

Conforming to ISO size standards for credit cards including the thickness of a standard credit card, SmartMetric has created the next generation of credit cards and security/ID cards with built inside the card, biometrics.

SmartMetric will be publicly releasing its new biometric credit card this month following its successful integration of a new, faster fingerprint sensor.

The new small touch sensor is easier for us to mass manufacture in the card while providing a simple touch and insert function for the consumer. SmartMetric is moving forward with industry testing and approvals for use of its new biometric credit card. Allowing Banks from around the world who have expressed interest to start to offer the new biometric safer credit card to their customers.

The SmartMetric biometric card scans and matches a person's fingerprint allowing for instant card user validation. The biometric card also does all of its scanning and matching inside the card without the need for a central online depository of fingerprints. This provides the card user with a significantly safer protection of their fingerprint information while also protecting the card user's privacy.

The SmartMetric solution overlays biometric protection on top of the new Chip Card technology now being adopted and used across the United States and most parts of the World.

Follow this link to view the SmartMetric biometric card:

SmartMetric Biometric Payments Card -- https://youtu.be/zSX59uHoHqU

To view the company website: www.smartmetric.com

* figures quoted come from an article published by cardtalk.com quoting as its source "Gemalto's Breach Level Index"

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