Citibank debuts biometric pay system

Wednesday, 22 November 2006, 12:00 AM EST

Citibank Singapore is offering a new way for credit-card holders to make payments - using their fingerprints instead of credit cards.

Citibank this month began rolling out biometric payment systems in Singapore that allow Citibank Clear Platinum credit card holders to pay using their fingerprints. "It's an investment for our future," said Anand Cavale, vice president and business director of credit payment products at Citibank Singapore, noting this is the first time the bank has used a biometric payment system anywhere in the world.

At InfoWorld.

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