SOURCE: SmartMetric, Inc.

SmartMetric, Inc.

October 09, 2015 10:37 ET

SmartMetric Seeing Global Interest in Its World First Credit / Debit Card That Has a Biometric Activated EMV Chip Using a Powerful Fingerprint Scanner Inside the Card

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 09, 2015) - SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) -- SmartMetric, the creator of the world's first biometric activated EMV chip in a credit/debit card, is being approached by banks and credit card issuers from around the world.

"We are very pleased with the level of interest in our card and we are looking forward at moving forward with our aggressive sales and marketing after having spent years in product development," said SmartMetric's President and CEO, Chaya Hendrick, today.

The SmartMetric biometric payments card is the world's first credit / debit card that has a miniature fingerprint scanner built inside the card that is used to activate the card's EMV chip. The company uses the same banking industry EMV chip that is now being used around the world. There are more than 3.4 billion chip cards issued globally with an estimated additional 1 billion EMV cards added to this global figure from the United States, adoption of the EMV chip technology for its credit and debit cards.

Replacing the reliance on inferior security such as PINs (Personal Identification Number) or signatures, SmartMetric has created a credit/debit card that uses one's own fingerprint to turn on the payment card's EMV chip prior to the card being able to be used for a transaction. The SmartMetric Biometric Payments Card is totally interoperable with existing chip card (EMV) readers and ATMs, therefore it is able to benefit from the existing global chip card banking and retail infrastructure.

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

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

To view the company website: www.smartmetric.com

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