South Africa unveils next generation biometric Mastercard

May 4, 2017   |   by Chris Kalaboukis
South Africa is the first market to test Mastercard’s new next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases. The demonstration happened two weeks ago at Absa Bank and Pick n Pay, a leading supermarket retailer. MasterCard has also previously trialed facial biometrics for payments, launching a […]