MasterCard in the autumn, will test the pay-for-wink :: Finance :: RBC

MasterCard plans to begin in the fall test selfie pay purchases with winks to the camera of the smartphone. Almost all the major banks are interested in using this technology, the company said.

Payment system Master Card plans later this year to begin testing in Russia together with partner banks technology selfie pay (or ID check mobile) c which can be used to pay for purchases or services in a wink. About it told the Vice-President of MasterCard Mikhail Fedoseyev at the opening of the “Innovation space” in Moscow.

The technology uses biometric data of the card holder obtained by the face detection using the front camera in the smartphone. The user should be a time to go to the app and record a video where he blinks, and the next, to make the payment, to enable the video camera to blink.

According to Mikhail Fedoseev, almost all the major banks are interested in using biometric solutions. The company plans in November of this year to begin to test this technology with the banks, and from 2019 to begin more widespread implementation. Technology selfie pay is already working in 37 countries.

MasterCard also introduced the VR technology shopping (buy using points of virtual reality) and interactive smart mirror, which allows shoppers to select and pay for merchandise without leaving the dressing room of the store. The timing for the introduction of these technologies in Russia, the company said.

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