Date: 9 months ago   Category: Finance

The Central Bank plans to expand opportunities for biometric identification — Rambler News Service


The Bank of Russia together with the largest financial organizations plans to expand opportunities for remote biometric identification of clients of banks, Izvestia with reference to the press service of the Central Bank reports. The Bank of Russia has explained to the edition that the necessity of expansion of a possibility of remote identification is caused by the fact that though the biometrics on a voice and the person allows to use inexpensive smartphones, it is available not to all citizens. "Specialists of the Bank of Russia consider the possibility of use of additional modalities, such as fingerprint or scanning of a palm — depending on cost and opportunities of mobile devices" — have reported in the press service of the regulator. According to one of interlocutors of the edition who was present at the closed meeting at the Central Bank with representatives of the market, except identification on fingerprints and the drawing of veins of a palm the possibility of use 3D - the picture of a skull is studied, but the special camera is for this purpose necessary. The interlocutor of the edition has noted that first of all alternative methods of identification are necessary for people with defects of the speech and the person and also to disabled people. He has added that alternative ways of identification will be available also to ordinary citizens, which for any of several reasons not though to use photos and record of a voice for identification. On July 1, 2018 in Russia there was an opportunity to undergo remote identification for what it is necessary to be registered on the Gosuslug portal and to hand over such biometric data in one of banks as record of a voice and the photo of the person which conform to special requirements.

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