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Equity Bank aims to introduce revolutionary eye recognition ATMs

Equity Bank business, growth and development manager Raphael Ngera shows clients how the new eye detection technology at the ATMs will work.

This week Equity Bank unveiled a new identity in line with its journey of transformation and regional expansion. The new identity is aimed at creating sustainable growth path and service delivery.

Going forward, Equity will present itself as a unified brand, with one basket of products and services under one roof; ranging from banking to insurance and investment. This also means that new products and services are being launched. One of those is eye-detection ATM’s.

Equity Bank
Equity Bank

Equity clients in Mombasa on Thursday asked the bank to hasten the use of the eye detection technology in their ATMs for enhanced security.

“It is good that the celebration of their 35 years of existence brings new and better ATM services. I think the eye detection technology will be the icing on the cake. We can’t wait for it,” said Alfred Njagi, an account holder.

The bank’s business, growth and development manager Raphael Ngera said they have installed new ATMs with better anti-theft features including use of biometric access system.

SAFETY MEASURES Equity Bank business, growth and development manager Raphael Ngera during the interview on Monday at the Equity Moi Avenue branch offices in Mombasa on Thursday.
SAFETY MEASURES Equity Bank business, growth and development manager Raphael Ngera during the interview on Monday at the Equity Moi Avenue branch offices in Mombasa on Thursday.

“We will also activate the eye recognition feature of the new ATM in addition to the PIN,” said Ngera during celebrations to mark the bank’s 35th anniversary

He said the bank will offer a combination of the bio features and the PIN or as standalones in their ATM machines.

“It will be for the clients to choose what kind of functionality they want to be applied to their accounts,” Ngera said.

Equity Bank aims to introduce revolutionary eye recognition ATMsThe bank started as a micro-mortgage company in 1984 and has grown into a Pan-African bank with branches in nine countries

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Apart from Kenya, Equity has branches in Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda, DR Congo, Zambia, Mozambique and Ethiopia.

Full operations in Ethiopia will begin before the end of the year.

The bank plans to expand to 15 more African countries to cover the Southern parts of the continent by 2024.

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