Sberbank will allow you to make purchases using biometric data

Biometric customer identificationit is increasingly used by financial institutions to improve work efficiency and protect customer funds. New equipment - biometric scanners from Sberbank will be installed in trade enterprises to confirm the identity of bank customers, which will allow you to pay for your purchase without the use of cash, plastic cards or smartphones.

In the store where the appropriateSberbank client’s equipment will have to be registered. At the same time, identification will be available not only by fingerprint, but also by face image. A new user-created password and a plastic card will be linked to the confirmed biometric data in the store, money will be debited from the account when paying for the goods. Only one Sberbank card is available.

The issue of providing goods payment services inVTB is also studying the store using biometric identification, which is currently investigating the demand for this type of service. The Otkrytie bank said it has not yet seen the economic benefits of this type of service, since it requires the purchase of expensive equipment.

Facial identification is currently available.when paying at individual Papa Jones pizzerias where it is implemented through the SWiP platform. The service is popular with visitors who once tried payment using biometric identification and later used it three times more often than other methods.

Source: Vedomosti