Amazon files for 'pay by selfie' patent - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Amazon files for 'pay by selfie' patent

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Soon, you might be able to pay for your Amazon order with a selfie.

The company filed a patent application for the technology Wednesday. 

Amazon says the process would be more secure than traditional passwords.

Facial recognition would ensure you are an actual customer and a security system would require you to blink or smile when taking the picture.

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