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Enabling wallet payment by face recognition

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This article, the second of a series based on DSP project and focused on face recognition, shows step by step how to implement a way to process wallet payment authorization.

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Devices(s): Nokia Lumia
Platform(s): Windows Phone 8
Windows Phone 8
Keywords: Wallet, Payment, Face Recognition
Created: galazzo (11 Dec 2012)
Last edited: galazzo (11 Dec 2012)


A new interesting feature of Windows Phone 8 is certainly the Wallet and Deals APIs which allows users to do the following:

  • Collect coupons, credit cards, memberships, loyalty cards, and more in one place.
  • Manage the payment instruments that they use in the app and music store.
  • Link items in the Wallet to apps on their phone.
  • Make contactless transactions, using Near-Field Communication (NFC), in some markets.

The Wallet API offers full programmatic access to the Wallet. It allows you to create, read, update, and delete Wallet items to implement Deals or Payments.
Deals are useful to manage coupons, loyalty cards, Payment instrument manage a balance on an account maintained by your backend.


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