in. Just like smartphones, password and pin codes are been replaced with
fingerprint and iris scanner as a means of unlocking your device; Master Card
is about to join the league.
payment cards that, combined with the onboard chips, offer a new, convenient
way to authorize your in-person transactions. Instead of signing a paper
receipt or entering your PIN while struggling to cover up the number pad, you
simply place your thumb on your card to prove your identity.
Step 1. Insert credit card.
Step 2. Put your thumb on it.
Step 3. Walk away with your purchase.
and MasterCard hopes to roll them out to the rest of the world by the end of
available, and if you’re interested, you’ll have to go to an enrollment center
(most likely a bank) to get your fingers scanned.
is stored on the card’s EMV chip. You can save up to two prints, but they would
both have to be yours –
with their fingers. After your templates are saved, your card is ready to be
used at compatible terminals worldwide.
to use it since his/her finger print scanner won’t be identified. Of course, you’ll still have the option to use your PINcode.