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Alipay launches facial-recognition payments for commercial use

Friday 1 September 2017 | 08:54 CET | News
Alipay has introduced its facial-recognition payments technology for commercial use. Dubbed 'Smile to Pay', the service in now live at a KFC concept restaurant, called 'KPRO', in Hangzhou. The service enables Alipay users to authenticate their payments through a combination of facial scanning and inputting their mobile phone numbers. According to Alipay, customers will not need to use their wallets or even smartphones anymore.

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Companies: Alibaba / Alipay
Countries: China
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