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New Amazon technology, introduced at two Amazon Go stores this week, lets shoppers pay for purchases by holding their hands over a scanner. The system, called Amazon One, may herald a new way of identifying yourself and paying for things that could change the way people shop, enter concerts, use public transportation, and many other things.

You’ve probably used a fingerprint scanner or facial recognition to unlock your smartphone. You already know that your voice and your retinas can be used to positively identify you and give you access to your various devices, and possibly to secure government or corporate facilities. Amazon’s new Amazon One technology takes biometrics a step further by allowing shoppers to pay for purchases with a simple scan of their palms.

To stave off privacy concerns, the company says it is encrypting biometric data before storing it in the cloud, and that the data will be

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Amazon is getting into palm-reading — but it wants to sell you groceries rather than tell your fortune.

The e-commerce colossus unveiled a new gadget Tuesday that will let shoppers pay with the palms of their hands at its retail stores.

The so-called Amazon One device uses high-tech imaging and algorithms to create a “unique palm signature” based on the hand’s ridges, lines and other features. The system links that imprint to a credit card that the shopper inserts into the machine.

Amazon has installed the system at two of its Amazon Go stores in Seattle, where shoppers can scan their palms before entering instead of using a smartphone app. The company plans to expand the technology to more of its stores in the coming months and said it’s in “active discussions” with several potential outside customers.

“We believe Amazon One has broad applicability beyond our retail stores, so we

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A hand dryer is an electric device used to dry hands and often found in washrooms. In the past there were just a few available in public washrooms, but today they are becoming common place in residential homes. When shopping you will discover brands which run automatically or with a button, using infrared sensors. High speed models though more expensive, offer a better alternative to conventional ones. Hand dryers are recommended highly because they can reduce waste and litter compared with paper towels. Therefore, they offer a better alternative because they are environmentally friendly. The environmental impact is not only felt at the point of use, but also at the point of production by reclaiming trees, gallons of water and solid a good one include:

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