Seattle Independent First to Install IBM POS System with Biometrics

SEATTLE - Thriftway Supermarket, a one-store independent here, is the first retailer to install a new IBM SurePOS ACE point-of-sale application that provides a turnkey solution for the Pay By Touch biometric payment service, IBM, Raleigh, N.C., announced yesterday. The biometric service, from Pay By Touch, San Francisco, allows shoppers to pay by linking a fingerscan at the POS with an electronic payment method.

SEATTLE - Thriftway Supermarket, a one-store independent here, is the first retailer to install a new IBM SurePOS ACE point-of-sale application that provides a turnkey solution for the Pay By Touch biometric payment service, IBM, Raleigh, N.C., announced yesterday. The biometric service, from Pay By Touch, San Francisco, allows shoppers to pay by linking a fingerscan at the POS with an electronic payment method. “Thanks to IBM, we have very little hardware and software to wor

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