MADRID, Aug 10 (Portaltic/EP) –
Amazon Onethe system for paying with the palm of your hand, will be expanded to 65 new branches whole food in California (USA), beginning with offices in Malibu, Montana Avenue and Santa Monica.
In September 2019, the e-commerce company began testing a new method that would allow users to pay without physical contact, by simply swiping their hand over a reader.
Just one year later, the group introduced this system under the name Amazon One and announced that it would introduce this contactless system in selected Amazon Go stores. Specifically in two stores in the US city of Seattle.
Then he also explained how it works, pointing out that users only need a mobile phone number and a credit card to register in the program.
Amazon One, which still has the same requirements now, prompts the user to provide their credit card number in the program and then place your palm on the biometric identification device.
In addition, this system uses computer vision algorithms to capture and encode the image of the palm of the hand, which becomes the user’s signature when paying or completing a transaction.
Now the company has announced that Amazon One will also reach 65 new Whole Foods locations — locations where the brand sells groceries — in California, United States.
This system will initially land in Malibu, Montana Avenue and Santa Monica, all Los Angeles locations; and it will come “In the next weeks” to other locations in this city as well as in Orange County, Sacramento, Santa Cruz and the San Francisco Bay Area.