Finnish company introduces payment system based on face recognition




Once Finnish company has announced to have developed that uses face recognition. A payment On this basis could be a payment. Processed quickly The rollout begins in the Finnish capital Helsinki.

The technology has been developed by the Finnish company Uniqul, which states that the time required to carry out a transaction ‘near 0 seconds “is. Customers whose face is being detected would only have to press to confirm the payment. OK It suggests that the underlying Uniqul face recognition system is infallible by the algorithms used. Here, however, no further explanation given, so that claim is not check.

The ability to execute based retailers face transactions will be first available in Helsinki, the Finnish capital. When the service is rolled out is not yet known. The system works by having the face of a customer is stored in a database of the store. Then the shopkeeper face the customer and the customer must scan ‘ok’ button, which can be done via a tablet equipped with the software Uniqul.

To use the service, customers will have to pay: monthly amount must be paid, which is 99 cents is expected to pay in shops within a radius of 1 to 2 kilometers. For 1.99 euros per month Uniqul can be used and for 2.99 euros in a whole city, the system is also accessible in surrounding areas. To use the system worldwide must be paid 6.99 euros per month.


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