Google News article Biometric Safe Walmart announced the biometric safe it will be testing on July 1, 2018.
It’s the first biometric lockable wallet for Wal-Mart Stores.
A biometric secure wallet is a secure, one-time-use electronic wallet that’s designed to make it easier for a customer to keep their identity safe.
The biometric safes can be used by customers to lock or unlock their credit card, debit card, and online banking accounts, or to unlock them at a physical store.
It also can be programmed to work with the company’s mobile app.
Wal-mart plans to start shipping biometric safety wallets to select U.S. stores in 2019.
The company said it will test the safe on its online store at www.walmart.com and at stores in select cities.
The Wal-Marts biometric-safe wallets are designed to work in conjunction with the mobile app and will not require the use of fingerprint readers, according to a news release.
“Biometrics are increasingly becoming a critical part of the digital life of individuals across the globe,” said Wal-marts CEO David W. Walder.
“We’re committed to providing our customers with the best experience possible and want to continue to work closely with retailers, retailers partners, government, and other partners to provide a seamless experience for our customers.”
The biometrically secure Wal- marts biometri- safes are already available for use at a number of other retailers.
The Biometrics Safe Walmarts are designed by biometric security company Biometri Safes.