Amazon One Enables You To Pay By Hand Waving

Amazon announced a new innovation called Amazon One, which lets you use your palm to make everyday activities like paying at a store.

Recently, Amazon announced a new innovation called Amazon One, which is a fast, convenient, contactless way for you to use your palm to make everyday activities like paying at a store, presenting a loyalty card, entering a location like a stadium, or badging into work more effortless. The service uses custom-built algorithms and hardware to create a person’s unique palm signature.
 
Amazon said that it will start in select Amazon Go stores, where the service will be added to the store’s entry gate as a convenient choice for consumers to use to enter the store to shop.
 
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Amazon believes that in most retail environments, Amazon One service might become an alternate payment or loyalty card option with a device at the checkout counter next to a traditional point of sale system.
 
"We wondered whether we could help improve experiences like paying at checkout, presenting a loyalty card, entering a location like a stadium, or even badging into work. So, we built Amazon One to offer just that" wrote Amazon
 
Currently, customers can use Amazon One as an entry option at two of the Amazon Go stores in Seattle: original Amazon Go store at 7th & Blanchard, and store in South Lake Union at 300 Boren Ave. North.
 
In order to sign up at first, you need to insert your credit card in Amazon One device at Amazon Go stores . Next, hover your palm over the device and follow the prompts to link that card with the unique palm signature being built for you by Amazon's computer vision technology in real time.
 
After having enrolled, to use Amazon One to enter these Amazon Go stores, you’ll just need to hold your palm above the Amazon One device at entry for about a second, and be on your way.