Absa to test biometric banking

Absa to test biometric banking

Absa will be the first bank in South Africa to implement Visa’s new specification for the use of biometrics with chip card transactions and will develop a proof of concept trial to be launched this summer.The specification can enable palm, voice, iris or facial biometrics, Visa said in a statement. The technology framework is designed to work with the Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV) chip standard to ensure interoperability. Read more