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Use your face and thumb to pay

No, it's not biometrics … it's a bit weird actually.

Just received a link from Matt Cross to a video of a new service that launches this Sunday, and claims to use your face and thumbs-up as a payment approval:

Looks like a bit of a joke, but it's not.  

It's using NFC mobile media to verify payments.

Think I'll stick with Square.

 

p.s. this was an April fool!

About Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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