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Standard Chartered Bank Introduces Fingerprint Login

Kenya’s Standard Chartered Bank has launched the Touch Login feature for smartphones that allows customers to use fingerprint to access their accounts. According to Telecompaper, the portal is available on iPhones, tablets

The service is part of the Bank’s USD 1.5 billion investment in technology announced in 2015. (image: Pixels.com)

Kenya’s Standard Chartered Bank has launched the Touch Login feature for smartphones that allows customers to use fingerprint to access their accounts. According to Telecompaper, the portal is available on iPhones, tablets and iPads, making it easy for clients to access their bank account balances, cards and investments securely using their fingerprints as identifiers.

According to Telecompaper, customers can access the full mobile banking services. Dubbed the Touch Loging, customers can move money between accounts, check transactions, pay credit card bills and send electronic orders from the tip of their fingers.

Touch Login is available on Apple iOS device with Touch ID sensors and Samsung Android devices. The function was piloted in Singarpore, the UEA and India early this year before it was launched in Kenya.
StanChart believes that the fingerprint technology will bring convenience and security, while verify security with the customers fingerprints, which makes it more secure that username and password.

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