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Dutch biometric payments trial proves successful

Friday 19 February 2016 | 11:16 CET | News
MasterCard and International Card Services (ICS) said their pilot project on biometric payments authentication has proven a success. Around 750 customers ate Dutch bank ABN Amro tested the service last year, confirming online credit card payments with a fingerprint or a 'selfie' photo from their smartphone. During the payment process, a pop-up appears on the customer's phone, asking them to hold their finger to the phone's reader or use the facial recognition on the phone to confirm the transaction. MasterCard said participants in the plot were enthusiastic about the service, and almost all

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ABN AMRO / MasterCard
Countries: Netherlands
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