Sberbank has called the cancellation of plastic cards

The facial recognition and voice customers, which will help to completely abandon the use of plastic cards, Sberbank plans to introduce in 2017. About this stated the head of Sberbank German Gref in an interview with TV channel “Russia 24”.

“Indeed, in such instruments as credit cards, do not need no need. The first elements will start to implement next year. We have this year trial operation, and next year will start commercial operation,” — said Gref (quoted by “RIA Novosti”).

According to him, the task of the savings Bank — besides to make it so you never had to come to the Bank”.

“Technology, in which we, in particular, investing, technologies such as image recognition, voice recognition, allow to come to what we can recognize through remote channels,” — said Gref.

Earlier this week, in an interview with “Izvestia” Gref said that Sberbank is working on the introduction of new identification technologies that will enable in the near future to abandon the plastic cards, as banking will change “dramatically”.

Gref said that the main objective of plastic cards — identification of the personality, therefore, with the introduction of new technologies recognition of customers by biometrics card as such leave in the past.

According to Gref, abroad such technologies will work only in the network of Sberbank. “I think that gradually there will leave a card, but it’s not the prospect of the next five years,” Gref explained.