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Diebold has unveiled an ATM that can be used for cardless withdrawals
USA | January 2013


Diebold, the American ATM manufacturer recently presented its new ATM at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas. This innovative machine, which will be tested by banks during 2013, enables users to make withdrawals without a card. Users scan the ATM’s QR code with their mobile phone which then syncs with the ATM via the cloud. After having selected the withdrawal amount on their phone, users then receive, via their smartphone, a one-time code which enables them to withdraw the required cash amount from the ATM. Users can also send money to third parties by transmitting the code to them. This type of machine could help banks save money by reducing the number of bank cards issued.




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Customers Bancorp to launch a mobile banking platform

USA - March 2014



In the United States, Customer Bancorp has announced its intention to launch a new mobile bank. The US bank, which has registered the domain name of “BankMobile.com” wants to offer banking services to retail customers and SMEs, on a simple, user-friendly mobile platform. This mobile bank is due to be launched in the third quarter of 2014.



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The Caisse d’épargne has unveiled its first Google Glass app

France - March 2014



In France, the Caisse d’Epargne (BPCE Group) has unveiled MyDigitalSafe, its first Google Glass app. The principle is simple: with the electronic glasses, the bank’s customers can photograph documents and transmit them to the bank via their digital safe. This enables them to make and store a digital copy of documents that they want to keep. They can also use this app to send various documents to their bank, for example as part of a loan application or when taking out insurance.



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Orange Poland and mBank to launch a mobile bank

Poland - March 2014



In Poland, the telecom operator Orange Poland is poised to launch a bank designed specifically for smartphone and tablet users. Orange Poland’s mobile bank, which is due to be launched in the second half of 2014, will offer retail customers and SMEs the following banking services: mobile payments, current accounts, loans, deposits and credit and debit cards. These services will be provided by mBank.



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