Mercedes to secure in-car payments with biometrics

The new Mercedes S-Class will come with fingerprint, voice and optional face biometrics integrated into its infotainment system, enabling “verification of digital payment processes from the vehicle”, the luxury car maker has announced.

The driver’s dashboard display will come with a built-in fingerprint sensor and “is optionally available with two cameras,” Mercedes says.

“These can be used for facial recognition.”

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