BMO Financial Group today announced the latest enhancement to its award-winning mobile banking app for iPhone with the introduction of Touch ID - the first major Canadian financial institution to offer the technology - giving customers full access to their accounts on their iPhone with just a touch of the home button.
Touch ID is a seamless way for customers to use their fingerprint as a passcode, allowing mobile banking customers on iPhone to sign in to BMO Mobile Banking quickly and securely.
"Recognizing that today's customers already have many passwords to remember, the integration of Touch ID makes mobile banking a touch smarter and more secure by enhancing and simplifying the user experience for our mobile banking customers." said Cesar Rainusso, Vice-President, Digital Channels, BMO Financial Group. "This is the latest example of how BMO is continuing to invest in digital banking to deliver on the evolving wants and needs of today's consumer."
In March, BMO was recognized by global financial services research firm Celent with a 2015 Model Bank Award for excellence in the digital banking category.