Thursday, February 16, 2006

Pay by Touch Wins 3rd Award in 30 days

Pay By Touch's Patented Consumer Biometric Authentication Service to be Featured in the Tech Museum of Innovation

Pay By Touch, the leading provider of biometric authentication, rewards marketing and payment solutions, today announced it has received the INNY Award from The Tech Museum of Innovation ("The Tech"). INNY Awards are presented to a premier group of innovations The Tech believes will impact people's lives and inspire the innovator in everyone.

As a recipient of the 2006 INNY award, Pay By Touch's innovative consumer biometric authentication technology will be featured in The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, Calif. Pay By Touch received the award following a successful week at DEMO 2006, where the company launched a new identification and payment service that gives consumers a convenient and secure way to identify themselves and make purchases on the Internet. The Tech seeks to provide visitors with unique museum experiences that will encourage them to become the next generation of innovators," said Sheila Grinell, interim CEO of The Tech Museum and presenter of the INNY Awards. "We're really excited to showcase INNY Award winning products at The Tech so visitors can experience these new technologies first-hand." Recipients will demonstrate their "INnovative" and "INspiring" products "IN the museum"

"Pay By Touch is changing the way the world transacts," said John Rogers, founder, chairman, and CEO of Pay By Touch. "We are truly honored to showcase our innovative payment service at The Tech, because it brings this significant payment shift into perspective. More consumers will have an opportunity to experience a revolutionary technology that we expect will become common practice for everyone within the next few years."

About The Tech Museum of Innovation

Located in the heart of downtown San Jose, Silicon Valley, Calif., The Tech Museum of Innovation, a non-profit organization, engages people of all ages and backgrounds in exploring and experiencing technologies affecting their lives and aims to inspire the innovator in everyone. For more information, visit or call 408-294-TECH.


Biometric Authentication Company Receives Top Tech Award
Pay By Touch Honored With 2006 INNY Award
A Closer Look at Pay By Touch's ATM Direct Program

It's the Third Significant Award Pay by Touch has won in the last 30 days
It also won a Retail Systems Achievement Award last June

Two weeks ago, Pay by Touch, in conjunction with Green Hill Grocer, won the prestigious Supermarket News 2006 Technology Excellence Award for the implementation of it's biometrically enabled Loyalty Suite softwarre program called SmartShop. Information about Pay by Touch's Personalized Marketing Program can be found by clicking the link below:

Although it has not even been officially announced by Pay by Touch, IBM has officially announced that Pay by Touch has been honored with a coveted 2006 Beacon Award According to IBM:

The IBM PartnerWorld Beacon Awards acknowledges the best solutions IBM Business Partners have to offer from every part of our business.

The IBM Global Service (IGS) Teaming Award for Independent Software Vendors (ISV's) will be presented to Pay by Touch at PartnerWorld 2006 in March. Look for an upcoming announcement regarding this honor in a future press release.

More About PBT's Retail Systems Achievement Award Won Last June

Pay By Touch announced last June that partner Piggly Wiggly Carolina Co. received the award for “Best Customer Touchpoint System” during the Seventh Annual Retail Systems Achievement Awards. The company was a finalist alongside global retailers such as Starbucks and Marks & Spencer and was honored to be considered among such prestigious, innovative global retailers. Piggly Wiggly won the award for its use of Pay By Touch technology to improve customer service and business processes with innovative, interactive technology applications.

The Retail Systems Achievement Awards honor outstanding examples of systems and innovative applications that have resulted in more effective customer service and improved business processes. These awards recognize individuals and companies whose efforts and company-wide dedication to information technology and effective business processes have raised standards throughout the industry.


Best in Customer Touchpoint Systems
Best in Corporate Systems
Best in Multi-channel Innovation
Best in IT/Business Alignment

PRESENTED BY: Retail Systems Alert Group Chain Store Age

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