Amazon: Set to turn hands into cards with Visa

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Amazon: Set to turn hands into cards with Visa

Amazon: Set to turn hands into cards with Visa

  • By linking customers’ credit card details with their biometric data, the bigtech set to turn hands into cards
  • The tech giant working with Visa to test the terminals according to The Wall Street Journal
  • The technology Amazon is working on would require customers to insert their card into a checkout machine and link it to a scan of their hand
  • Embedded cameras will then identify people by the shape and size of each hand
  • Employees are testing the payment method at vending machines in Amazon offices
  • Despite declining to comment on the tests, Amazon has filed a patent for a “non-contact biometric identification system”