Limited merchant acceptance points, fragmentation and consumer concerns over security and privacy will remain “substantial hurdles” to mobile payments at the physical point of sale in 2016, according to analysts at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Fingerprint, facial and iris recognition will dominate as the most-used biometrics, a blog post by the reserve bank’s Retail Payments Risk Forum also predicts, although the technology is expected to “face critical adoption challenges”. EMV will pick up pace in the year ahead, the forum adds, while ACH same-day service will “not be a huge hit”.
- Rambus explores five key reasons retailers should have a mobile wallet
- TSB to roll out iris scanning tech
- Wells Fargo wants its ‘Control Tower’ to manage your digital financial life
- Mastercard expands QR payments choice
- Amazon Pay Places lets you pay for real-world shopping using your Amazon info