4/4/2012

A Florida district is considering installing palm scanners that use near-infrared light in school cafeterias. The technology, which scans students' palm and vein patterns, would replace the current system in which students are issued eight-digit identification numbers, or ID cards. Officials say the scanners would help speed up lunch lines, which can become bogged down if students forget their information. The district also has had problems with stolen and misused passwords and ID cards.

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