Doha, 7 November 2019 - QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, was awarded the "Best Biometrics Initiative, Application or Program in Qatar" Award by the Asian Banker magazine at a ceremony held recently.
QNB won the award for its Biometric Eyes (IRIS) Scan ATMs. The deployment of the biometric authentication system, which is the first in Qatar, was part of the Bank’s commitment to adopting new innovative and cutting-edge technological solutions to deliver premium quality services to its customers in a safe, fast, and convenient way.
QNB ATMs in some branches are now fitted with the biometric authentication system, which allows customers to securely access their banking facilities through the biological traits of their irises, giving customers the ability to authenticate themselves without using their banking card or PIN.
The Asian Banker is a reliable source of news and analysis for global financial markets and a leading provider of strategic intelligence on the financial services industry. The magazine’s audience includes senior corporate and financial officers responsible for making investment and strategic decisions at multinational companies and financial institutions.
QNB Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies extends to more than 31 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is more than 29,000 operating through 1,100 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,300 machines.