MasterCard rolls out Identity Check Mobile biometric payments

MasterCard has introduced Identity Check Mobile, a solution using biometric authentication options like fingerprints or facial recognition to verify a cardholder’s identity for payments.

Close-up of a MasterCard logo on a credit card.

  • The credit card giant is initially rolling out Identity Check Mobile in 12 European markets, including the U.K., Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Sweden.

  • MasterCard said it is planning a broader worldwide rollout of the Identity Check Mobile technology throughout 2017.

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