I’m not sure that I like the idea of a machine reading biometrics and deciding to charge my account based on that. This doesn’t seem like the best idea, especially as we struggle with hacking, identity theft, and more… with outages of 911 and Microsoft Outlook this week alone. While the touchless option is different, we have that same option with many credit cards these days.

In the middle of a pandemic when customers are often wearing plastic gloves to stores alongside their face masks, Amazon’s physical retail team is introducing a new biometric device that will allow shoppers to pay at Amazon Go stores using their palm. The company on Tuesday introduced its purportedly “contactless” Amazon One, a scanner of […]

Found at techcrunch.com