As we all know that it was just over a year that MasterCard announced that it was preparing to launch a payment validation service through facial recognition and fingerprints. However, now it is the time for the MasterCard to deploy it, yes, explore what are the key features they already deployed.
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It has been over a year that MasterCard announced that it was preparing to launch a payment validation service through facial recognition and fingerprints.
After all this time MasterCard finally developed the service, and first this Identity Check Mobile comes to Europe.
The Identity Check Mobile is an application which is actually used for doing payments using biometric data, including fingerprints and facial recognition to verify the identity of the cardholder.
The release of Identity Check Mobile will be done in a phased manner over the next year and, for now, was made available in 12 European countries, but India has not been included currently. United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Sweden, are already the covered countries. Before that, it was subject to testing in the Netherland, the USA and Canada.
No passwords or PIN codes, this new application of Mastercard, will simplify and enhance the security of online payments.
According to the official of Mastercard, “MasterCard aims to be a benchmark in safety and technological innovation in payments. The application Mastercard Identity Check Mobile meets this commitment, facilitating online payments, increasing its fluidity and efficiency as well as also facilitating day-to-day of all consumers”.
Now you will know much better how the service works through the following video:-