British supermarket adopts 'finger vein' payment tech

A supermarket in the UK has become the first retailer in the world to allow customers to pay for items using vein-mapping technology.

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    A supermarket in the UK has become the first retailer in the world to allow customers to pay for items using vein-mapping technology.

    The makers say the new biometric system will revolutionise the way we shop by using finger-vein payment technology.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from London.


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