Grocery Chain Testing Biometric PaymentBy CIOinsight | Posted 05-17-2005
The system, known as Pay By Touch, can access a customer’s checking account when a finger is scanned.
To enroll in the program, a shopper has to show a valid driver’s license and a voided check with an account number. Cub Foods then scans the shopper’s finger to come up with a set of "data points," which is different than a fingerprint, said Trish Belisle, retail technology manager for Supervalu, which owns and franchises Cub stores.
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