Finland Tests Pay With Your Face Technology

Finland Tests Pay With Your Face Technology

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Tara Bellucci
Jul 18, 2013

While France is testing fingerprint payment, Finnish company Uniqul's system uses your face as your PIN. Coming soon to the Helsinki area, it is aimed at small businesses and designed to foster faster and easier transactions. Customers present their face to the camera, wait for their profile to pop up, and touch "OK" to confirm that they want to make a payment.

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• Forget Credit Cards. In Finland, You Can Pay With Your Face | Fast Company
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(Image: via Fast Company)

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