Pay With Your Heartbeat

Pay With Your Heartbeat
technology

The Nymi Band is world's first biometrically authenticated wearable, ensuring payment by identifying the unique rhythm of the wearer's heart

Emma Hutchings
  • 19 august 2015

Nymi, MasterCard and TD Bank Group have kicked off a pilot program for a wearable device that is able to authenticate payments using the wearer’s heartbeat. The Nymi Band utilizes HeartID, which leverages a person’s unique cardiac signature (or ECG) as a biometric identifier. It is the world’s first biometrically authenticated wearable, in the form of a stylish wristband that lets you pay for items and prove your identity using your heartbeat.

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