A Finnish company providing online payment system “faces” as an alternative to credit cards




A Finnish company unveiled a system allowing payments by face rather than traditional means of payment such as cash or credit card payment.

Uniqul system has a scanner is activated by a signal from the user, the system recognizes on some vital points on the face to select the user and then deducting money from his account.

The Finnish company explains that the system be encountered problems in identifying the user requesting a code number, and the system starts in the matching code with as soon as the suspected system to identify the user before payment and deduction of funds from his account.

The company emphasizes – of the same name-it tests the system and how to know the faces in a database, most notably the tests are identical, so the system will identify different vibrancy in the face point to differentiate between the two.

System needs to store user information such as destination points and bank account information, and the ability of the system to deal with fraud the company describes the security standards in order him to stop financial fraud in the first step.

The system can work via smart devices special tablets which have the front camera with good accuracy, where the Finnish company computers used the iPad to experience system.

The company quoted Finnish Uniqul name from the Latin word Unicus, which means “unique” in reference to the characteristic of its rules, though not the first system of its kind for face recognition using security institutions and major institutions like to check its employees while access to vital areas.

The Diebold company American security provided at the Conference “ATMs” in London model for ATM machine called the Millennial ATM running face recognition instead of cards for withdrawals.
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