Amazon unveils payment by hand-waving

Washington (AFP) – Amazon on Tuesday unveiled a new biometric payment system using palm recognition, to be made available to rival retailers and as a replacement for badge entry at stadiums or workplaces.The system called Amazon One was touted as “a fast, convenient, contactless way for people to use their palm to make everyday activities like paying at a store, presenting a loyalty card, entering a location like a stadium, or badging into work more effortless.”The US technology giant said it would be installing the system at its Amazon Go retail locations, starting with two stores in its home…

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