Banking with the “Bat of an Eye”: First Internet Bank Offers Eyeprint ID Technology for Mobile Banking AccessReleased on September 2, 2015
First Internet Bank announced it is one of the first financial institutions to offer Eyeprint IDTM authentication technology in its personal mobile banking application. Eyeprint ID technology allows customers to log in using their phone’s camera and an “eyeprint” rather than a user ID and password.
Using the camera on iPhone and Android phones, Eyeprint ID technology captures an image of the eye and matches the unique vein pattern to verify identity, eliminating the need to remember and type a password. Eyeprint ID provides automatic authentication if the eye image matches the eyeprint registered with the device. The biometric solution provides consumers using Eyeprint ID the same level of access as if they had entered a valid username and password to access online banking.
“Eyeprint ID is the latest demonstration of First Internet Bank’s commitment to customer-centric digital banking,” said David Becker, President and CEO. “Eyeprint ID comes quickly after our introduction of Touch ID authentication earlier this year, which enables customers to log in with a fingerprint. Biometric technology allows us to provide innovative solutions to our customers’ need for secure, convenient account access.”
Eyeprint ID access is immediately available through the First IB personal banking mobile app, for both iPhone and Android users.
About First Internet Bank
A premier provider of online banking services nationwide, First Internet Bank of Indiana opened for business in 1999 as the first state-chartered, FDIC-insured institution to operate solely via the Internet. With customers in all 50 states, First Internet Bank offers consumers services including checking, savings, money market, certificates of deposit and IRA accounts as well as consumer loans, residential mortgages, residential construction loans and home equity products. For commercial clients, it provides commercial real estate loans, commercial and industrial loans, and treasury management services. First Internet Bank has been recognized as one of the “Best Banks to Work For” by American Banker Magazine as well as a “Top Workplace” by The Indianapolis Star. For more information about the bank, please visit http://www.firstib.com. The bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Internet Bancorp (NASDAQ: INBK).