SOURCE: SmartMetric, Inc.

SmartMetric, Inc.

January 14, 2016 11:33 ET

SmartMetric the Maker of the Safer Biometric Activated Credit Card Is Now Adopting Its Ground Breaking Technology for the Health Insurance and Access Control / Identity Security Markets in Addition to the Payments Card Market

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - January 14, 2016) - SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) -- SmartMetric, having created an amazing innovation in the payments card industry by combining a fully functional biometric fingerprint reader with a credit card is now moving forward with adopting its ground breaking technology for the health insurance and identity and access control markets.

We have created the perfect identity verification credential that is able to be used across a number of vertical markets. In fact we are excited with the ability to even combine various functions into one card so we are able to come out with biometric card solution that is multifunctional. For instance we are now working on a health insurance card that provides 100% card user validation that also has Gigabytes of memory for storing a patients dynamic medical records and is as well a payments platform. This is in addition to the exciting response we are getting from card issuing Financial Institutions from around the world who we are in talks with about our fingerprint activated biometric payments card said today SmartMetric's President & CEO, Chaya Hendrick.

SmartMetric has created a safer and better user validation and identification technology using a persons individual and unique biometrics to validate and identify the card user. The company has created a super miniature fully functional powerful fingerprint scanner that fits inside a payments card as well as identity and secure log on cards. Using an internal Cortex processor built in the card the SmartMetric biometric card scans, reads and matches a persons fingerprint in less than 0.25 seconds. The cards internal scanner is powered by a rechargeable battery developed by SmartMetric and also embedded inside the payments and identity card.

To view a video of the SmartMetric biometric chip card follow this link:

SmartMetric Biometric Payments Card --

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