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In Japan, cardless ATMs will scan users’ palms
Biometric technologies can help bring banking to illiterate users, as we saw in our article about NCR’s Pillar ATMs last fall, and now we’re seeing how they can be put to use in a completely different scenario. Specifically, in times of disaster, cardless banking ensures consumers can still access their accounts. Inspired by just that need, Japan’s Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank will soon roll out a line of ATMs that scan users’ palms and require no external form of identification. READ MORE…
  1. In Japan, cardless ATMs will scan users’ palms

    Biometric technologies can help bring banking to illiterate users, as we saw in our article about NCR’s Pillar ATMs last fall, and now we’re seeing how they can be put to use in a completely different scenario. Specifically, in times of disaster, cardless banking ensures consumers can still access their accounts. Inspired by just that need, Japan’s Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank will soon roll out a line of ATMs that scan users’ palms and require no external form of identification. READ MORE…

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    brilliant.
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    Whoa.
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    Not sure if want. Now banks will also have access to our biometrics? No, thanks.
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