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stepped up to demo its universal mobile payment solution:
“CopSonic is the first universal contactless mobile payment system powered by our unique technology. It is based on sonic communication transiting through the devices’ speakers and microphones. Therefore, our technology is compatible with 100% of existing phones and smartphones, unlike NFC technologies. Several patents have been filed with regard to the security of the transaction.
Our technology also allows the use of phones and smartphones for online passwordless authentication. It turns mobile devices into security dongles.
We have developed an SDK with our technology that allows third-party companies to integrate the modules and, therefore, create a business model based on transaction fees or licenses.”
Presenting Emmanuel Ruiz (CEO & Head of Innovation) and Brian Roeten (Senior Product Manager)
Product Launch: September 2013
Metrics: €210,000 in capital, 11 employees in France & 50 engineers around the world
Product distribution strategy: Direct to Business (B2B), through other fintech companies and platforms, and licensed
HQ: Montauban, France
Founded: April 1989