Thursday, May 15, 2014

New cash machines: withdraw money with veins in your finger

Cash machine technology that reads the pattern of finger veins is already available in Japan and Poland

The Telegraph - Cash machines could soon be installed with devices that identify customers by reading the veins in their fingers.
The technology is already being rolled out in Poland, where 1,730 cash machines will this year be installed with readers, negating the need for a debit card and Pin.
Developed by Hitachi, the Japanese electronics firm, the machines read the patterns of the veins just below the surface of the skin on your finger using infra-red sensors.   Read More