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Amazon Introduces Palm-Scanning Age Verification for Streamlined Purchases


Palm Scanning Amazon Product

Amazon has unveiled a new age verification feature utilizing its palm-scanning technology, Amazon One. This innovative solution eliminates the need for customers to present their ID when purchasing alcohol. By hovering their palm over the Amazon One device, enrolled users can display a "21+" message alongside a customer-uploaded selfie for visual verification. Once verified, customers can make future purchases without the hassle of showing their ID. This convenient feature is already available at select Amazon Go, Amazon Fresh, and Whole Foods Market stores, as well as various airports and sports stadiums.


Amazon has made a significant announcement regarding the introduction of its palm-scanning technology, Amazon One, for age verification. This new feature aims to streamline the purchasing process by eliminating the need for customers to present their government-issued ID when buying alcohol. By simply hovering their palm over the Amazon One device, enrolled users will receive a "21+" message, accompanied by a customer-uploaded selfie for bartenders to visually match. Once verified, customers can proceed with their purchase without the hassle of showing their ID again. Although Amazon Go stores have faced challenges, the implementation of palm-scanning technology for age verification could offer a convenient solution. Currently, this feature is available at select Amazon Go, Amazon Fresh, and Whole Foods Market stores, as well as various airports and sports stadiums, providing customers with a seamless and efficient shopping experience.

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