BBVA Mexico launches new line of biometric payment cards

Wednesday 16 June 2021 14:54 CET | News

BBVA Mexico has announced the launch of a new line of biometric credit and debit cards.

The Visa cards will be equipped with a fingerprint sensor, and will support contactless transactions. To confirm a transaction, the cardholder has to scan their fingerprint during the contactless payment process.

Furthermore, the card does not display the printed number that typically appears on a physical payment card. This approach is aimed at further safeguarding cardholder data.

According to, in addition to highlighting the growing trend toward biometric payment cards, BBVA’s Aqua cards also reflect a rising interest in sustainability, as the cards are made from recycled plastic materials.

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Keywords: credit card, debit card, biometrics, biometric authentication
Categories: Securing Transactions | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud
Countries: Mexico
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