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Mastercard makes Fingerprint and ‘Selfie’ Payment Technology a reality in Latin America

Typically, existing identity verification methods take shoppers away from a merchant’s website or mobile app where they are often required to remember and enter a password. The process can be time consuming, resulting in a shopper abandoning their purchase or having the transaction declined if they enter their password incorrectly. Mastercard Identity Check Mobile eliminates […]

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Mastercard makes fingerprint and ‘Selfie’ payment technology a reality

Mastercard have announced the European roll out of Identity Check Mobile, a new payment technology application that uses biometrics like fingerprints or facial recognition to verify a cardholder’s identity, simplifying online shopping. The technology is now being introduced across 12 markets in Europe. These markets include the UK, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, […]

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Take a selfie to open a HSBC account

HSBC business customers can now open new accounts by taking a selfie picture in order to verify their identity. In an attempt to replace the password, HSBC are using biometrics and are experimenting with new ways to authenticate their UK customers. Between them, HSBC and Barclays have already trialed fingerprints and used Voice IDs over […]

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