In Japan, tourists to pay with their fingerprints
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At large scale events with thousands of attendees, the speediness with which venues process simple actions — such as identifying yourself or paying for items — can make or break a visitor's experience. Japan is hoping to ensure attendees at the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games have a smooth visit, by introducing a fingerprint registration, identification and payment system. To begin, visitors will have their fingerprints, credit card information and other information registered upon arrival at the country's various airports. Then, they will be able to prove their identity by placing two fingers onto special devices installed at…
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