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Just Say "I’ll pay with Google" with Google's 'Hands Free' Payment System

Carrying a card instead of cash, is convenient. And carrying a mobile instead of the card, is more convenient. But, in both conditions; you have to pull your device out your pocket. Now google is planning something different; You can pay without having to touch your phone at all.

Google is going to give 'Hands Free' experience to make your shopping more convenient. The concept was first announced by Google in May of last year, now google has started testing in the South Bay area of California from today.

'Hands Free' is a wireless payment system, it will not be connected to Android Pay. Once you’ve installed and set up the app, Hands Free uses Bluetooth low energy, Wi-Fi, and location services on your phone to detect whether you’re near a participating store.

Once you are ready to pay, you can simply tell the cashier, “I’ll pay with Google". The cashier will ask for your initials and use the picture you added to your Hands Free profile to confirm your identity.

The company is also in the early stages of experimenting with visual identification to make the checkout process even faster. This process uses an in-store camera to automatically confirm your identity based on their Hands Free profile picture. All images captured by the Hands Free camera are deleted immediately. It Sounds Good.

Hands Free is currently available on Android and IOS devices and is rolling out to a small number of McDonald’s, Papa John’s, and local eateries in the area. And, the company is offering up to $5 off your first Hands Free purchase at participating stores.

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