This technology could set a dangerous precedent for the shopaholics among us.
The use of biometric scans as a security measure is on the rise. We've recently talked about palm print scanenabled ATMs, and now there is a prototype door handle with a built in finger scanner.
Most schools issue ID cards to their students, but apparently that isn't high-tech enough for schools in Washington County Florida. A new system there has students scanning their fingerprints at roll call, and checks them against a database kept by the school.