Getin Bank, the Polish retail arm of Getin Noble Bank SA, has announced it will be using fingerprint biometrics in it’s Getin Up branch network.
Once the customer has had their finger scanned for the first time they will no longer need to use I.D. cards or a handwritten signature when carrying out transactions in branch.
Karol Karolkiewicz, a member of the management board of Getin Noble Bank, said: "Our long-term objective is to implement biometrics in all bank branches."
The identification system was implemented by Hitachi Europe and Wincor Nixdorf.
Adam Matyaszek, Vice President, head of banking in Wincor Nixdorf, said: "Wincor Nixdorf as a strategic partner of Hitachi, intensively supports the implementations of finger vein solutions, believing that it is the future of banking, both in Poland and throughout the whole of Europe."
The biometric technology has been used in Getin Up branches from March 2013.