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Amazon tests new biometrics technology to verify customers by scanning their hands


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Amazon is adding a new biometrics technology to its customers, as once the customer waves in front of the scanner, they may be able to purchase products in their healthy food chain.

According to the Daily Mail, Amazon is developing a computer vision technology that can judge the shape and size of customers’ hands to create a unique fingerprint. From, a second by waving their hands to the scanner.

While mobile payments take time, Amazon’s hand-read biometrics technology checks customers in less than a second, and requires no other device, regardless of the user’s hand.

Employees, at Amazon’s New York office are also testing this technology by using it in specially designed vending machines that sell snacks.

Amazon has already launched a similar technology through its Go stores where customers register through a revolving door using their mobile devices and then buy products without having any problem at all.

Read also: Amazon intends to launch program to donate its unsold products

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