MasterCard recently announced that it is trailing credit cards which will authenticate users using their fingerprint. The fingerprint sensor is embedded within the card. The cards can be used with existing chip-and-pin readers, but not with readers that only has magnetic strip. 358 more words
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Mastercard has unveiled its new biometric card, which combines chip technology with fingerprints to verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases.
South Africa is the first market to test the technology, with two trials concluded by Pick n Pay and ABSA. 273 more words
Mastercard has unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases.
South Africa is the first market to test the evolved technology, with two separate trials recently concluded with Pick n Pay, a leading supermarket retailer, and Absa Bank, a subsidiary of Barclays Africa. 559 more words