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Amazon announced that Amazon One palmprint recognition technology no store can lift the hand to pay

via:cnBeta.COM     time:2020/9/29 18:30:37     readed:940

The e-commerce giant Amazon today announced palmprint recognition technology called Amazon One, initially dedicated to making the palm a "personal credit payment credit payment voucher Amazon Go unattended stores ".By identifying the surface lines and vein patterns of the palm, the Amazon One reader device can create a human "palm signature ". The company is also expected to extend Amazon One technology to venues such as stadiums and office buildings, after testing Amazon Go unmanned stores in the seattle area.


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The company plans to expand its Amazon One to more retail stores, gymnasiums and office buildings in the coming months, Dilip Kumar added, so that more people can benefit from the technology.

Although it did not disclose which partners would use Amazon one palmprint recognition technology, the company said it was in active discussions with a number of potential customers.

Kumar explained: the reason why palmprint recognition is chosen instead of face recognition is that it has more significant privacy advantages, because it is difficult to identify a person by palmprint, and users must be close to the device and make meaningful gestures to enable it.

As for the details behind it, it is said that Amazon One combines proprietary computer vision algorithms and image scanning hardware to capture palm photos and encrypted images.

You don't even need to have an Amazon account to use the service (such as binding a phone / bank card). If you don't want to use it any day, you can also request to delete personal biometric data by visiting the portal.

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