Amazon Introduces Palm Recognition Payment in Whole Foods Market Stores Nationwide

  • Amazon has announced that its palm greeting technology, Amazon One, will be available in all Whole Foods Market locations in the US by the end of the year.
  • The biometric technology, which allows a user to make payments by simply hovering their hand over a reader, is presently used in over 200 stores and some third-party locations.
  • Though the system is being marketed as a convenient and secure payment method, critics express concerns over privacy and potential misuse of the personal data gathered.
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