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Tech Tuesday: No wallet? No problem. Amazon unveils new hand-scan payment method

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Forgot your wallet? No problem it’s handled.

Amazon is rolling out scanners across the country that put payment right in the palm of your hand. You’ve The retail behemoth has come up with a way to swap the swipe, for a scan.

It’s called Amazon One – a new contactless payment system.

To sign up, customers first insert a credit card ,then hold their palm over the camera. It scans lines, ridges, even the pattern of veins inside the hand.

The whole process takes about a minute. Customers like Liz Gonzalez in San Jose, California, say the technology could come in handy.

“People like me, I’m very forgetful, always forgetting my credit card or my watch. So now, I don’t need to remember to bring my palms,” said Gonzalez.

“If anyone can get this popular, it’ll be…

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