While stuck in a painfully slow supermarket line Fredrik Leifland, a student at Lund University, wondered if vein scanning technology could be used as part of a payment system.  Every individual’s vein pattern is completely unique, so there really is no way of committing fraud with this system, you just need your hand scanned for a payment to go through.  So far 15 stores and restaurants and 1,600 people have adopted the futuristic technology.


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While it sounds like pure science fiction, Frederik’s system could alleviate some of the most day-to-day tedium we endure.  Is vein scanning right behind mobile wallet? #MarsTalk