As China turns towards facial recognition payments, are QR codes on their way out?

//As China turns towards facial recognition payments, are QR codes on their way out?

As China turns towards facial recognition payments, are QR codes on their way out?

The QR code, a bar code system first invented by a Japanese automotive parts maker to keep track of components, found widespread popularity in China through the use of mobile payments.But as the familiar square mosaic gains greater popularity outside China, the tech giants that helped to drive its adoption are already moving away from the app-based payment method to something even more portable: your face.In different cities around China, merchants from supermarkets to bakeries have adopted…

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By | 2019-07-30T14:30:04+00:00 July 30th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on As China turns towards facial recognition payments, are QR codes on their way out?