SEATTLE -- One year after launching a pioneering test of a biometric payment system, a one-store independent here reports that it is using the technology to switch shoppers from credit to less-expensive online debit payments. West Seattle Thriftway, which has installed biometric fingerprint identification devices at each of its 13 checkout lanes, is processing 20% of its electronic transactions via the technology, according to owner Paul Kapioski. He said the store has signed up 3,000 ...

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