Banking: the new normal

Holovisions, virtual reality glasses and monitoring of customers’ social media channels. Is this the future of banking?

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
12th June, 2016

Anna is a fictional character. She lives in the year 2020, she’s 56, and she is the customer of a bank.

She is part of a fantasy of modern banking that reads like something from Tomorrow’s World. In this fantasy of modern banking, she gets on a train wearing virtual reality glasses that turn on with the blink of an eye, read her retina for identification and open up her emails, one of which is...

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