The company Amazon announced the launch of a new biometric technology Amazon One, allowing to customers to enter the store and pay for purchases by placing their palm on the scanner. However, users must first associate biometric information with the credit card. And then you can pay by placing the palm. This was reported by CNBC.
It is reported that Amazon One technology will initially appear as an option in two non-cash stores of the Amazon Go network, located near the company’s headquarters in Seattle. Gradually, the technology will be extended to other stores.
“Amazon is also going to sell the palm scanning technology to the other companies – chain stores, stadiums and office centers. Negotiations with the several potential clients are already underway “, – reported Amazon.
if taking into account the question of the security issues, Dilip Kumar, vice president of the offline trading company, Amazon One has assured that the system will only track the place of the purchase but not what the customer bought or spent.
“In terms of the privacy, the images of the palms will not be stored in the Amazon One devices. It will be the encrypted form in the cloud. Users can request the removal of their biometric data after use “, – assured Kumar.
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