Cash, plastic or palm? Amazon is developing a new payment terminals

Retail giant Amazon has developed a POS that payment of goods can not accept cash and not credit cards, and… palm buyers. Scanners handprints are embedded in the terminals and will be able to identify the owner in a matter of seconds, reports the Wall Street Journal.

In a patent application featured a “hand-held scanner, generating the display of the user’s palm”. The first terminals will be operating in test mode and will appear in the fast food restaurants, coffee shops and other food service locations. The choice is made for the reason that the staff of these institutions forced many times a day to do monotonous repetitive operations when placing the order and billing the customers.

market Analysts are already predicting Amazon’s success, and even superiority in competition with other giant – the company Apple with its Apple Pay.

to Test the system transaction processing for future terminals will help cashless payment system Visa. Negotiating with MasterCard. Interest in the project expressed by other players of the financial market – banks JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and Synchrony Financial.

Amazon is a major Corporation selling goods and services via the Internet. Founded in 1994 by entrepreneur Jeff Bezosa. From the sale of the books and records of the company gradually moved to trade videos, video games and consumer electronics, as well as the first in the United States offered to users of its website a paid service to download movies with the ability to view them without Internet connection.