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Biometric Authentication with Wink

Incorporate biometric authentication into your checkout to ensure your customers are who they say they are. This solution library uses Wink as the biometric authentication partner.

Solution Overview

Wink's biometric login technology enables a quicker and easier checkout experience by scanning a customer's face to authenticate their account. By verifying the customer, you can automatically populate the customer's contact and address information to enhance the conversion of your checkout. In addition, Wink’s biometric technology strengthens the fight against fraud and enables real age validation.

Potential use cases

  • Prevent bots or AI from making unauthorized purchases, causing products to appear out of stock for real customers.
  • Prevent fraud from unauthorized account use.
  • Enforce age restrictions on regulated items (such as alcohol or cannabis).
  • Prevent shopper cart abandonment due to forgotten passwords.

Reference architecture

Solution details

The following steps are a non-exhaustive outline of setting up a biometric authentication solution on your Adobe Commerce store:

  1. Set up self-hosted Bold Checkout on your Adobe Commerce store.
  2. Request Wink Credentials.
  3. Integrate Wink Login to the Checkout Experience Template you chose in Step 1. Follow the instructions in Wink documentation for:
    1. Frontend Integration
    2. Backend Integration

Get started

To get started integrating biometric authentication with Wink, reach out the Bold Partners team at [email protected].

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