MasterCard Unveils New Fingerprint Scanner for Cards

MasterCard biometric fingerprint scanner

A couple weeks ago a new product was announced. This product is a new biometric card with a built in fingerprint scanner. This new card will allow the user to activate their card without having to use their pin. It also offers another level of security, requiring a fingerprint to access. This product is made by MasterCard.

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Reading User Input Using the Scanner Class in Java

Java is very versatile in its ability, but can become even more versatile with the integration of user input. One way to have user input is the Scanner Class. This class allows the programmer to scan the keyboard and get input from the user.

How to Instantiate the Scanner Class

Since it is not built into the regular Java library, it needs to be imported. It can be imported like so:

Scanner Class import


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Note: All imports are declared at the top of the program before the main method like so:

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