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The Pulse Wallet That Launched at CES 2014 Uses Palm Readings as Payment

By: Michael Baxter - Published: • References: pulsewallet and theverge
The Pulse Wallet lets you scan your wrist and make payments without ever having to reach into your pocket for a card.

Initially you have to sync your credit card to your palm reading for it to work but after that, any time you hover your hand over the laser you can make a payment. This is sort of like that Justin Timberlake movie 'In Time,' but instead of giving away time, you do actually use real money.

The technology isn't exactly new and has been adopted already in places like Italy and Brazil but the potentially for cutting down on fraud is staggering. As a second method of authentication, the Pulse Wallet also needs your phone number but the likelihood of somebody having the same pulse reading as you is already pretty low