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Goldfinger in Manchester

Giving the finger at XYZ.

Giving the finger at XYZ.

From this Autumn members and visitors to the ‘XYZ’ Social club in Spinningfields in Manchester will be able to pay for food and beverages just by lifting their finger.

All Work & Social, the operating company behind the XYZ Social, has partnered with biometric payments provider Fingopay to become the first outlet in the UK to have food and beverage paid for with just a scan of the customer’s finger using VeinID technology.
The award-winning Fingopay allows customers link their vein signatures with their payment cards so that they can pay by using just their finger. At tills, the unique pattern of the customer’s vein is scanned, verifying biometric signatures and payments in seconds through its cloud-based matching system.
It has also been recognised as the fastest and safest payment method on the market with no need for PIN or passwords and no transaction limits – and it removes the need for carrying cash, cards, ID or smartphones.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Fingopay on this project which can only further support Manchester’s growth as a digital city and international hub for the tech, digital and creative industries,” said Anthony Powell, Managing Director at All Work & Social, with pride.

The technology platform has also been working with Greater Manchester Council, CityCo and MIDAS.
The Manchester official launch follows successful pilots over the past two years at Festival Number 6, Proud bar Camden, Brunel University and Copenhagen Business School.


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