Amazon may launch a hand recognition payment system
Biometrics are quite the norm in various walks of life where technology is involved. Fingerprint sensors, facial recognition systems are commonly used across the world.
Time may come when you can walk out of a Whole Foods store without having to pay cash or to swipe your card -- that is, if you're willing to give the Amazon-owned supermarket chain your biometric data. According to New York Post, Amazon is testing a payment system codenamed "Orville" that scans human hands to ring up purchases. The e-commerce giant is reportedly using its New York employees as guinea pigs by installing the system on a handful of vending machines selling chips, sodas and phone chargers in its offices.