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Amazon One launches new app to scan palms for checkout

Amazon on Thursday announced the launch of the new Amazon One app, a contactless palm recognition service that allows customers to hover their palms over their devices to make purchases from select locations, including more than 500 Whole Foods Market stores, Amazon store and 150 third-party locations.

Instead of signing up for Amazon One at a brick-and-mortar retail store, users can now download the Amazon One app (available for iOS or Android devices) and snap photos of their palms at home. Once they create an online profile and add a payment method, the user’s palm is added to the system and can now be used for payment, entry, age verification and loyalty at hundreds of stores, stadiums, airports, fitness centers and other venues degree reward. more.

The company explains that all hand images taken through the new app are encrypted and sent to a secure Amazon One domain in the AWS cloud. Image cannot be saved or downloaded to mobile device.

Amazon says Amazon One has been used more than 8 million times.

The launch of the app follows Amazon’s expansion of Enterprise ID technology, which enables companies to authenticate employees as they enter.

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