Sneakerheads Get Biometric Checkout on Nike’s SNKRS App

“With the new feature, SNKRS becomes just the latest Android app to embrace the native fingerprint biometrics capabilities built into Android Marshmallow…”

Sneakerheads are getting an easier way to pay for their shoes on Nike’s SNKRS app, reports Droid Life. The app is enabling fingerprint verification for mobile purchases.

Sneakerheads Get Biometric Checkout on Nike AppThe biometric option arrives with other new features including an improved inbox and a notification system for upcoming launches. But for those looking to enjoy technological innovation along with the latest styles in footwear, the fingerprint verification feature will likely be the standout of the app’s upgrade.

With the new feature, SNKRS becomes just the latest Android app to embrace the native fingerprint biometrics capabilities built into Android Marshmallow, with other apps like the Cerberus anti-theft system also jumping on the biometric bandwagon. As more apps enable biometric authentication to enhance ease of use and security, such technology is becoming increasingly prominent in everyday life for many users in the mass market.

Source: Droid Life

July 4, 2016 – by Alex Perala