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Palm Vein Scanners Could Replace Your Wallet

The Biometric Wallet - A system using infrared sensors to capture an image of the veins in your hand. Story in credits.

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Palm Vein Scanners Could Replace Your Wallet. The Biometric Wallet - A system using infrared sensors to capture an image of the veins in your hand. Story in credits.
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Missmap
Female, 30-39, Eastern US
 65 Posts
Friday, June 15, 2012 8:23:57 AM
Ew! The things people do with their palms! That's gonna be one sticky place my hand won`t go.

adam432823
Male, 30-39, Western US
 263 Posts
Sunday, June 10, 2012 1:03:11 PM
Thonious... I may be wrong, but they said it had to do with de-oxygenated blood. I imagine a severed hand wouldn't have much left.

Thonious
Male, 40-49, Western US
 951 Posts
Sunday, June 10, 2012 2:09:21 AM
So now, instead of stealing my wallet a thief is going to steal my hand?

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 14351 Posts
Saturday, June 9, 2012 9:14:27 PM
There are already several biometric ID systems out there now -- finger prints, hand geometry, retina scans, etc. -- now there's another. *Yawn...*

EgalM
Male, 30-39, Canada
 1710 Posts
Saturday, June 9, 2012 7:54:07 PM
@Jhylia

I know the fingerprints and eyes would be different, so I would say yes to the veins being different, but it's a guess.

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