Fujitsu develops palm vein and facial data authentication technology


Subject individual’s identity authentication flow

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Fujitsu has announced a new way to pay that is not only cardless, but also touchless, with the non-contact technology able to identify a person using only their palm vein and facial data.

According to the Japanese giant, the integrated biometric authentication technology points to a cashless society, noting that the tech could be capable of confirming a person’s identity at brick-and-mortar stores or for admissions at event venues.

To use the new technology, an individual is required to hold their hands over a payment terminal and look at a camera to have their identity matched.

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