Biometric security has become very important in the last year, especially with the increase in NFC payments with smartphones. Most smartphones require a fingerprint scan to authorize a transaction, but MasterCard is working on the next form of biometric security, a selfie.
MasterCard wants to use a “selfie” to authorize a transaction via your smartphone. Basically, this is using your smartphone for facial recognition.
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You can read more here: http://techcrunch.com/2015/08/09/biometric-security-from-selfies-to-walking-gaits/