Bunq adds finger-scan payment to

Bunq adds finger-scan payment to

Tech November 16, 2016 08:00

amsterdam - Bunq customers can now adopt their banking by scanning their fingers. This technique to verify payments and transfers the application is working with, according to the online bank always, as opposed to a single fingerprint or facial Be it voice recognition.

The so-called 4 Fingers Touchless ID was developed by the US technology Veridium. Bunq claims to have the scoop with this authentication technique in the application of the bank, who was the first newcomer in years in the Netherlands last year came on the market.

For payments and transfers to be approved, customers can scan four fingers of one hand with the camera on their mobile phone. If the biometric data set, the job is processed.

Bunq has, like banks, all authentication via a fingerprint and facial recognition built into the app. 'Biometrics is the safest way to verify the identity of a user,' founder and CEO Ali Niknam presented yesterday at the presentation of the new app Bunq.

The new 'fingering' does not fail in his view if it is dim or noisy, as is the case with fingerprint and voice recognition. 'By using your flash manually scan works well in the dark. '

With the app's online bank had been carried out since its official launch fifty weeks ago over one million payments, so Niknam also announced. He also launched Slice; a separate app that can be used independently of Bunq.\n  \n  \n   advertisement

Groups such as friends and colleagues, are with Slice joint costs such as vacation or a getaway automatically track, and then share the final bill themselves. To send payment requests, however, requires an account with Bunq.

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