MasterCard and Zwipe have announced the launch of a biometric contactless payment card with integrated fingerprint sensor, which they say will improve security and consumer convenience.
Senior executives from MasterCard and Zwipe are marketing the new card as a more secure way to pay than other contactless payment options and a convenient method of transacting due to the lack of PIN number required at the point of sale. It includes an integrated biometric sensor and the Zwipe secure authentication technology. It is the first of its kind to combine biometric authentication with contactless payment.Read more
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