Identity Check

Mastercard Identity Check Compatible With Samsung Galaxy Iris Biometrics

Mastercard Identity Check Compatible With Samsung Galaxy Iris Biometrics

“Now available in numerous major markets including the US, Canada, and much of Europe, Identity Check already supported fingerprint and facial recognition…” With Samsung having only just officially unveiled its new Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices, Mastercard is highlighting how the devices’ iris scanning functionality can be used to make mobile purchases more convenient. In…

Mastercard Identity Check is Coming to Australia

Mastercard Identity Check is Coming to Australia

“…while Mastercard hasn’t set a launch date for Australia, its arrival appears to be imminent.” Mastercard is bringing its Identity Check platform to Australia, reports The Sydney Morning Herald. The company made its announcement at the recent Australian Open. The app is also known as ‘Selfie Pay’, but it isn’t a mobile payment platform. It…

Mastercard Brings Identity Check to Brazil and Mexico

Mastercard Brings Identity Check to Brazil and Mexico

“The biometric technology comes by way of Daon’s IdentityX platform, which was recently adopted for a similar mobile biometric authentication system specialized for the South Korean market.” Mastercard has launched its Identity Check solution in Brazil and Mexico. The system allows users to authenticate for mobile transactions via facial recognition, using their smartphone cameras, or…

Money20/20: Identity Check Mobile to Launch in North America in First Half of 2017

Money20/20: Identity Check Mobile to Launch in North America in First Half of 2017

Mastercard and BMO have announced that their Identity Check Mobile app will officially launch in North America in the first half of next year. The system prompts users to verify online purchases using biometric capture on their mobile devices, either by scanning a fingerprint or taking a selfie, which the system scans using facial recognition…

Mastercard Launches Selfie Authentication App in Europe

Mastercard Launches Selfie Authentication App in Europe

Mastercard is rolling out its Identity Check service, popularly known as selfie pay, to customers in Europe through a new mobile app. The system was developed in partnership with Daon, and uses that company’s IdentityX platform to enable biometric authentication. It requires users to essentially take a video selfie, blinking in the process to ensure…

Money20/20 Europe: MasterCard and Digital Identity

Money20/20 Europe: MasterCard and Digital Identity

Money20/20 Europe kicked off yesterday in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Mobile ID World was there with our sister site FindBiometrics. In the morning, Anne Cairns, president of International Markets at MasterCard, took the keynote stage to talk about the company’s role in spreading financial inclusion around the world, some of the challenges in the endeavor, and the technologies that…

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

March is coming to a close and with it we are bringing an end to Mobile Biometrics Month 2016. Throughout the month we have been taking a special look at the current state of mobile biometrics, culminating in our special webinar, Mobile Revolution 2.0: Biometrics, Smartphones, IoT. Of course, March had its share of industry news…

Financial Institutions Are Investing in Tech Companies With an Eye for mPayments

Financial Institutions Are Investing in Tech Companies With an Eye for mPayments

Market research firm Technavio has named its top vendors in the area of mobile payment services. They are very big names: Amazon Payments, HP, IBM, MasterCard, Orcale, and PayPal. The analysis comes from Technavio’s report, Global IT Spending by Mobile Payment Service Providers Market 2015-2019, released last autumn. In a new statement announcing Technavio’s top vendors,…

MasterCard, BMO Begin Rollout of Identity Check

MasterCard, BMO Begin Rollout of Identity Check

MasterCard is starting to roll out its Identity Check – or ‘Selfie Pay’ – authentication platform in Canada and the US. The initial phase of the launch is taking place in collaboration with BMO Financial Group, which will begin to issue employees corporate cards compatible with the Identity Check mobile app. When these cardholders wish to make transactions…

Daon Tech Powers MasterCard ‘Selfie Pay’ Authentication

Daon Tech Powers MasterCard ‘Selfie Pay’ Authentication

Daon has teamed up with MasterCard to help work on the latter’s ‘Selfie Pay’ mobile payment app. Officially called MasterCard Identity Check, the app is designed to leverage smartphones’ mobile cameras to enable facial recognition-based authentication, and throws in an aspect of liveness detection for added security. The concept was showcased at this year’s Mobile…