Alibaba’s Alipay pilots facial recognition payment technology at KFC in China

Alibaba’s Alipay pilots facial recognition payment technology at KFC in China

China has become the first nation to embrace facial recognition technology to authorise digital payments following an innovative play by Alibaba to ease queues in local KFC restaurants. The so-called ‘smile to pay’ service has been introduced in the city of Huangzhou as part of a trial with the chicken chain to boost the customer […]

Alipay and Ogilvy Shanghai simplify bill payments

Alipay and Ogilvy Shanghai simplify bill payments

Online payment services provider Alipay and Ogilvy & Mather Advertising/Shanghai have partnered to launch a new digital campaign comprised of a series of humorous online video ads that introduce Alipay’s one-click daily payment functions, including bill pay for mobile phones, utilities, credit cards as well as splitting checks amongst friends. The videos show how Alipay […]