In Japan, cardless ATMs will scan users’ palms
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We've already seen how biometric technologies can help bring banking to illiterate users with NCR's Pillar ATMs, and now we're seeing how that same technology can be put to use in a 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. Whereas most existing biometric ATMs still require authentication using a bank card, Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank's devices will not. Rather, users of the bank's new…
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