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    • SnowTiger
    • By SnowTiger 23rd Aug 19, 2:27 PM
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    Debit card with a fingerprint/thumbprint sensor
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    • 23rd Aug 19, 2:27 PM
    Debit card with a fingerprint/thumbprint sensor 23rd Aug 19 at 2:27 PM

    New technology that could give a further layer of security when using a bank card has been trialled.

    A fingerprint reader is built into the card itself. It stores the details of your fingerprint and checks it is you using the card each time you make a purchase.

    Cards using this biometric system could be rolled out as soon as next year and may enable you to make purchases up to the value of your credit limit.
    There's a short video on the page linked to.

    Apparently, the card doesn't require its own power source. The video suggests there will be a fee for it if/when it's launched.

    I think it's a solution looking for a problem to solve.
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    • Highland76
    • By Highland76 23rd Aug 19, 3:19 PM
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    • 23rd Aug 19, 3:19 PM
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    • 23rd Aug 19, 3:19 PM
    What happened to Mastercard's built-in OTP generator?
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