Palm-scanning and Cashier-less Checkout Rolled Out to More Than 200 Establishments

  • Amazon is widening deployment of its contactless tech.
  • They’re also making new deals that will introduce having customers scan their palms to pay.
  • Amazon declined to provide these deal’s value. 

The “palm swipe” tech would allow locations to pull up restaurant goers’ rewards accounts and order histories.

  • Some fear that the tech opens people up to privacy-invading surveillance from corporations and governments.

Read more about Amazon’s push for contactless tech.