Manchester bar XYZ Social has partnered with biometrics payment provider Fingopay to become the first venue in the UK to use veinID technology used to facilitate payment.
The finger-scanning technology, first piloted at Festival Number Six in north Wales, allows customers to link their credit and debit cards to the unique tissue pattern under their fingerprint.
Sthaler worked with music festival industry to develop a cashless, card-free payment system that was available to everyone. The company developed Fingopay, using VeinID technology, in partnership with Hitachi. Blue Star Capital PLC (LON:BLU) is an investing company with a focus on new technologies. Blue Star’s investments include a 0.9% holding in Sthaler.