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KYC & screening for an e-wallet: What you should know

KYC & screening for an e-wallet: What you should know

E-Wallet Dec 14, 2020

Know Your Customer (KYC) and screening are crucial steps while building your e-wallet solution. We’ve put together some valuable insights from our own experience in building e-wallets.

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Web Summit round-up: Top 5 tech talks

Web Summit round-up: Top 5 tech talks

Events Dec 8, 2020

Web Summit gathers tech companies, startups and policymakers to ask a simple question: Where to next? Here are our top 5 tech-focused answers from Web Summit 2020...

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Successful design QA for digital products

Successful design QA for digital products

Design Dec 3, 2020

Learn how to address inconsistencies, overcome challenges and combat design debt through effective Design QA.

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How digital touchpoints are driving revenues across sectors

How digital touchpoints are driving revenues across sectors

Insights Nov 16, 2020

Discover some of the interesting, smaller-scale tweaks that are having large (and even a little unexpected) impacts on revenues across sectors.

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What you need to know before you tackle your own fintech app

What you need to know before you tackle your own fintech app

Insights Nov 1, 2020

Getting it right from the start: key points to consider before you develop your own fintech app, from local laws and data protection to common pitfalls and user verification requirements.

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Fintech progress amidst a global pandemic

Fintech progress amidst a global pandemic

Insights Oct 14, 2020

Take a look at what's new in the world of fintech, from embdedded lending for SMEs with Banxware to orderbrid, the small business heroes.

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YND highlights from DMEXCO @home 2020

YND highlights from DMEXCO @home 2020

Events Sep 30, 2020

There were some superb talks on innovation, AI, diversity, digital transormation, and more at DMEXCO 2020. Check out YND's top 3 highlights from the conference.

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MVP development - Before you start

MVP development - Before you start

Tools Sep 29, 2020

What you need to know about MVP development: how a minimum viable product (MVP) can help you validate promising ideas and boost your business. Plus: key advantages, success measures, technical considerations and differences to full product releases.

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Behind-the-scenes at Wirecard Labs

Behind-the-scenes at Wirecard Labs

Interview Jun 17, 2020

After years of working together, we finally found time for a proper sit-down with Jannis Riesz, VP at Wirecard Labs, to recap our longstanding collaboration. Join us for an in-depth chat on what goes on behind-the-scenes at Wirecard Labs.

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Landing page validation 101

Landing page validation 101

Design Dec 17, 2019

Validation is one of the most critical milestones in the lifecycle of a new product concept. At YND we are often using Landing Page Validation to validate such product concepts. Find out how we implement the simple but powerful validation method.

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A new way of shopping

A new way of shopping

Machine Learning Dec 16, 2019

Annoyed by shopping? What if you could just walk in, take what you need and simply walk away? Inspired by Amazon Go, Wirecard and YND reimagined the shopping experience. With the Butik we created an “invisible” biometric checkout experience. Xmax

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Getting Swift to run on NVIDIA Jetson TX2

Getting Swift to run on NVIDIA Jetson TX2

Machine Learning Dec 11, 2019

A simplified AI/ML embedded processing stack using the NVIDIA TX2 and Swift. This powerful package is ideal for balancing processing power, portability and development speed in live video processing in our object/face detection and DNN analysis.

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 YND venture CleanAI wins the Hack.IAA competition

YND venture CleanAI wins the Hack.IAA competition

Ventures Sep 12, 2019

With our venture CleanAI we took part in the Mercedes-Benz hackathon Hack.IAA 2019 in Frankfurt and long story short: 24 hours of being awake, lots of coffee & hacking later we took home the main prize: a Mercedes A-class.

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YND DeepLearn Warsaw trip report

YND DeepLearn Warsaw trip report

Events Sep 10, 2019

Our trip report to DeepLearn 2019 in Warsaw. The Deeplearn conference in Warsaw is a 5-day Summer School revolving around the topic of Deep Learning. Our highlights: progress on Generative Models, generalization methods in DNN, attacks on ML APIs.

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The practical guide to designing great fintech apps

The practical guide to designing great fintech apps

Design Jul 4, 2019

Financial apps definitely require an eye for detail. Having worked in the Fintech industry for a long time, we’ve learned all about the issues designers face. We put together practical tips to keep in mind when designing great Fintech apps.

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9 reasons why fintech apps are so hard to design

9 reasons why fintech apps are so hard to design

Design Feb 13, 2019

An immersive user experience is as much of a competitive advantage as the technological aspects of Fintech apps. Here are the 9 most common challenges you have to be aware of during the design of an outstanding Fintech app.

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TensorFlow vs PyTorch

TensorFlow vs PyTorch

Machine Learning Feb 11, 2019

At YND we are testing many frameworks and build PoCs for internal evaluation; recently we started to use the PyTorch framework instead of TensorFlow. This article compares both based on different aspects from a developers perspective.

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YND at DLD19 Munich

YND at DLD19 Munich

Events Jan 24, 2019

Our trip report to DLD19 in Munich and this year's hot topic: the potenital of AI. Together with Wirecard we are showcasing Biometric Payments with our SmartBar which enables customers to securely & seamlessly pay for and collect their orders.

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Introducing Cleanride, YND studio’s latest venture

Introducing Cleanride, YND studio’s latest venture

Ventures Nov 19, 2018

Our latest venture CleanAI is an AI-powered solution to detect interior issues in shared cars.The team’s work on CleanAI was recently recognised by reaching the finals of the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Innovation Challenge 2018.

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React Native vs. Native App development - a designer’s perspective.

React Native vs. Native App development - a designer’s perspective.

Design Nov 6, 2018

React Native allows to build native apps using Javascript, to power iOS and Android applications from a single codebase, and to reuse large chunks of that code for the web. As a designer it’s worth learning about all the possibilities and constraints.

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Developing the next generation of wearable devices

Developing the next generation of wearable devices

Machine Learning Oct 29, 2018

We developed a standard-size fitness band with the maximum amount of sensors and electronics we could fit in, combined with a high-level development framework (an OS) to access the components and quickly develop functional solutions.

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Anti-spoofing mechanisms in face recognition based on DNN

Anti-spoofing mechanisms in face recognition based on DNN

Machine Learning Oct 3, 2018

The potential for using face recognition for authentication is much bigger than just unlocking a phone! In the future we might sign contracts just by showing our facial features. One way to deceive a face recognition mechanism, is a face spoof attack.

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Around the world with KAYAK & YND

Around the world with KAYAK & YND

VR Jul 18, 2018

We designed & developed a proof-of-concept Daydream app for KAYAK that enables users to “sample” destinations before deciding on the next trip. Users are able to tour stunning locations in 360, listen to audio guides and read contextual travel tips.

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Bootstrapping your next Elixir Phoenix project

Bootstrapping your next Elixir Phoenix project

Tools Feb 6, 2018

Working on complex and scalable products in Fintech also means we need to get things up and running quickly; our latest Swiss-army toolkit is a production-ready template for an Elixir Phoenix server, coming with loads of integrations out of the box.

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Car detection & recognition using DNN networks

Car detection & recognition using DNN networks

Machine Learning Feb 1, 2018

In 2017 the automotive industry has been vividly disrupted by electrical engines and alternative fuels. While at the same time cars gain self-driving capabilities and deep environment awareness — thanks to computer vision and Machine Learning.

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Started from the bottom, now there’s beer

Started from the bottom, now there’s beer

Machine Learning Jan 12, 2018

Wouldn’t it be cool to just be able to walk over to a bar and not have to fight for attention to get your drink? With SmartBar, we’re quenching your thirst the smart way. Our latest project with Wirecard combines two things: beer and machine learning.

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