Amazon and Panera Bread Team Up on Palm Payments – Review Geek
Pay for pastries with your palm.
Mar 22, 2023, 11:06 am EDT | 1 min read Amazon
Amazon One launched in 2020 as a new contactless payment system, allowing users to swipe their palms to pay for goods. Now, after slowly expanding to more regions and retailers, the tech is teaming up with Panera Bread Cafes.
Yes, instead of whipping out a credit card or phone, all you have to do is hold out your hand and let the Amazon One payment terminal take a palm reading. Panera Bread is the first national restaurant to let patrons use their palm for payments, and it’ll work with MyPanera loyalty points.
For those unaware, the system works similarly to other biometric readings, like a fingerprint, while Amazon claims it’s less of a security concern than facial recognition. During the launch in 2020, Amazon said a “palm signature” considers your palm’s unique shape, size, and texture, and no two palms are alike.
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