Trends in Banking Services

New technologies will be the basis for changes affecting users of financial services in the future.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Accessing your account from Facebook and financing being offered at the time you buy a product are some of the innovations that we could be seeing in the coming years in the banking industry.

This is one of the conclusions from research conducted by experts in technology and financial services applications, which include, among other things, the ability to soon be able to sign agreements using just a smartphone.

Advances in technology will allow universal access to banking services. In an article in Americaeconomia.com "Robert Icasuriaga, director of Microsoft Business Chile, highlights the platform for SMS banking service, an innovation that was born in Latin America.

According to the executive, it responds to the need for services in rural areas where access to technologies like the Internet is low and the number of inhabitants does not justify installing a branch or ATM. Without the need for smartphones, computers, or phone calls, customers can access service platforms operated purely by text message. "



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