Mastercard will launch a system for verifying payments with a selfie


LONDON, February 22. Payment system MasterCard will launch a facial recognition system and fingerprint to confirm payment. About this newspaper the Financial Times.

Users of the payment system will be able to take the selfie or scan a fingerprint to confirm their identity and payment. Innovations will allow to abandon the use of passwords and pin codes.

This payment method has already been tested in the USA and the Netherlands. According to the newspaper, the system will start to work in the summer and will cover 14 countries, but as yet no data.