Alibaba is testing a system Smile to Pay, which will pay for...

Alibaba is testing a system Smile to Pay, which will pay for goods by presenting a face

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Alibaba is testing a system Smile to Pay, which will pay for goods by presenting a face

Security accounts on the internet – this is a real headache vast majority of users. Confidentiality, the possibility of hacking, the need to remember passwords, mailboxes, security questions, answers, and everything is still the same even to himself mailboxes. There are more reliable ways to protect, but they are far from perfect and are complementary – as a result, making the authorization procedure more tedious and annoying. Fingerprints require special devices, binding to the phone terribly uncomfortable, and voice recognition, and does still akin to science fiction.

Truly radical solution to all these problems, engineers have proposed Alibaba Group. Recall that the Alibaba Group – is a famous Chinese corporation specializing mainly in the retail online trading (trading scheme B2B). And here, at CeBIT in Hannover, CEO demonstrated innovative authentication system called Smile to Pay.

Alibaba is testing a system Smile to Pay, which will pay for goods by presenting a face

As you might guess from the name, the system Smile to Pay – This application allows you to perform authorization and account for the conduct of monetary transactions through the show face. Use Smile to Pay – easy, for it, only need a mobile device or a computer equipped with a webcam.

How the system works is quite simple: the Smile to Pay takes shots user’s face from different angles. After processing the data obtained, the algorithm stores the created image and will continue to compare it with any received. After that, the user will need only show his face to the camera, as the system will perform what is required of her.

Smile to Pay now is in beta stage. Its creators have not yet disclose any significant details. In particular, the creators of the system yet said nothing about its reliability. We only know that the technology will be available exclusively to customers Alipay.

Source: Pocket-lint