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Amazon wants to patent device that IDs shoppers by their hand
NY Post ^ | 12/27/2019 | Nicolas Vega

Posted on 12/29/2019 4:28:11 PM PST by DFG

Amazon is one step closer to implementing its creepy, futuristic flesh-and-blood payment system.

The e-tailing giant’s engineers on Thursday filed a patent application for a device that can scan a human hand — without ever touching it — as a way to ring up a store purchase.

As The Post exclusively reported in September, the device is being developed by Amazon engineers under the code name “Orville” for a future rollout at the Amazon-owned Whole Foods supermarket chain.

Employees at Amazon’s New York offices have been serving as guinea pigs for the biometric technology, using it at a handful of vending machines to buy such items as sodas, chips, granola bars and phone chargers, according to sources briefed on the plans.

Recode first reported the news of Amazon’s Thursday patent filing, which says the device will identify users by surface characteristics of the palm such as wrinkles, as well as deeper features like veins.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: 666; amazon; antichrist; beseeingyou; bigbrother; patent; scan; themark; wholefoods
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1 posted on 12/29/2019 4:28:11 PM PST by DFG
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To: DFG

Forehead too?


2 posted on 12/29/2019 4:29:02 PM PST by HangnJudge (Kipling was right about Humanity)
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To: DFG

Great.


3 posted on 12/29/2019 4:29:22 PM PST by madison10
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To: DFG

I’ve read this book...count me out.


4 posted on 12/29/2019 4:30:16 PM PST by The Unknown Republican
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To: The Unknown Republican

Your post is a Revelation!


5 posted on 12/29/2019 4:31:47 PM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: DFG

“Orville” = Evil


6 posted on 12/29/2019 4:32:46 PM PST by Disambiguator ("Progressives" want government in action. Conservatives want government inaction.)
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To: DFG

We won’t even allow voter ID.


7 posted on 12/29/2019 4:33:24 PM PST by Cobra64 (Common sense isn’t common anymore.)
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To: DFG

8 posted on 12/29/2019 4:34:32 PM PST by Yo-Yo ( is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: DFG
About a chip, just like for dogs and cats?


9 posted on 12/29/2019 4:34:45 PM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: The Unknown Republican

Me too.


10 posted on 12/29/2019 4:34:51 PM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: The Unknown Republican

Yeah, I’m good, too.


11 posted on 12/29/2019 4:35:02 PM PST by SIDENET (ISAIAH 5:20)
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To: madison10

Super....


12 posted on 12/29/2019 4:35:39 PM PST by wally_bert (Your methods were a little incomplete, you too for that matter.)
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To: madison10

Super....


13 posted on 12/29/2019 4:35:43 PM PST by wally_bert (Your methods were a little incomplete, you too for that matter.)
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To: DFG

I’m sure someone will invent a way to copy a handprint onto a glove.


14 posted on 12/29/2019 4:36:49 PM PST by captain_dave
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To: DFG

For all of the “mark of the beast” worry-warts...

If you’ve already succumbed to the lockstep conformity consensus model of “truth”, ringing up granola bars should be the least of your concerns.


15 posted on 12/29/2019 4:37:30 PM PST by Ezekiel (The pun is mightier than the s-word. Goy to the World!)
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To: DFG

666


16 posted on 12/29/2019 4:38:22 PM PST by ptsal ( Media & DNC word game. It wasn't spying, it was just surveillance.)
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To: DFG

there is no way in hades I would willingly do that


17 posted on 12/29/2019 4:40:03 PM PST by txnativegop (The political left, Mankinds intellectual hemlock)
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To: DFG

Do not use body parts for credentials. If a thief chops off someone’s hand to go shopping it’s pretty hard to get a replacement ID.


18 posted on 12/29/2019 4:42:10 PM PST by Reeses (A journey of a thousand miles begins with a government pat down.)
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Identification by wrinkles?

Bzzzttt....BOOM!! DANGER, Will Robinson! Data overflow!!!"


19 posted on 12/29/2019 4:42:30 PM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: DFG

Doesn’t seem all that different from years back when people recognized each other simply by looking at their faces.


20 posted on 12/29/2019 4:42:58 PM PST by Balding_Eagle ( The Great Wall of Trump ---- 100% sealing of the border. Coming soon.)
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