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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…

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…