Bank “Discovery” was the first in Russia created iPhone-app payment with the fingerprint




Mobile app for iPhone, released by the bank “Discovery” was the first in Russia, using the functionality of the Touch ID – fingerprint authentication. This is stated in a press release of the bank.


Touch ID to use the functionality in that they create payment applications Apple has allowed developers only with the advent of iOS 8, which was released on 17 September. According to the bank “Discovery”, he first went to the domestic market with a mobile bank for iPhone, supports Touch ID.

Now the payment application “Discovery” goes the statement at Apple, then it will appear in the store App Store. The program will be available on the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Its developer is the studio Redmadrobot.


Commenting on the launch of the application, senior vice president, director of marketing and client service bank “Discovery” Alexey Kruglov said that it happened “a comfortable and intuitive, and the technology of the fingerprint authentication cekonomit time customers.” According to its own data bank, every fourth appeal to his website are from mobile devices.

The users of mobile banking “Discovery” will be available to the traditional set of services provided by such applications: detailed information on the cards, deposits and loans, payment history, payment of communications services, housing, internal transfers, loan payments, currency conversion, lock and unlock cards, and so on. n.


In addition to the application search for available nearby ATMs and bank offices and operative communication with customer support hotline or email.

To access the application you need to use a fingerprint scanner, or an alternative access authorization code. The developers claim that since the security of the application is “at the highest level”, its users will be able to make payments without entering the confirmation code from SMS.

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