Fingerprint recognition for touch & pay.

24 Apr Fingerprint recognition for touch & pay.

With news immerging this week of a flaw in Samsung’s new fingerprint recognition software which enables hackers to steal the fingerprint data and bypass the security process, it will be interesting to see the knock-on repercussions amongst other businesses hoping to exploit this technology to support touch-and-pay functionality. PayPal and Camelot are both exploring touch-and-pay options, and the stakes are high for whichever hardware manufacturer convincingly cracks this market first. We’re not there yet.