Mastercard rolls out biometric card in Asia, extends Click to Pay checkout to Hong Kong

Monday 21 December 2020 10:10 CET | News

Mastercard has rolled out a biometric card in Asia, and has extended the Click to Pay online checkout solution to Asia Pacific including Hong Kong.

The biometric card uses fingerprints for transactions in stores.

Mastercard also unveiled the Pay by Account, which allows cardholders to use their money from whichever account, at any location that accepts Mastercard cards.

The biometric card was launched with Singapore-based IDEMIA.

Mastercard also said it obtained a patent for the Social Commerce QR, which embeds a QR code to its cards for convenience in instances such as bill splitting, money transfers and merchant payment.

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Keywords: MasterCard, biometric card, click-to-pay, payment checkout, IDEMIA, social commerce
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Countries: Asia
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Payments & Commerce