American Green’s Beer and Liquor Vending Machines will also use Jumio
PHOENIX, AZ, June 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — Today, American Green, Inc. (ERBB:OTC) is excited to announce that it has begun to implement facial recognition software by internationally-known Jumio into the operating system of its American GreenM Age Verifying Vending Machine. Jumio’s AI-powered identity verification and authorization software will automatically run the facial recognition for the American GreenM’s initial customer onboarding process. Jumio has verified over 300 million identities and will now be integrated into our cannabis and CBD age-verifying vending machines. Jumio’s software will also be included in the American GreenM beer and liquor vending machines.
“We are expecting the Jumio software to be fully integrated and working in our American GreenM by November 1st of this year. This is another impressive improvement for the American GreenM. It clearly shows that American Green’s American GreenM is still the leader in the age-restricted verifying vending vertical and will continue to be the premier machine in the future.
We did a lot of due diligence to find the right partner with the best software for our American GreenM application. We wanted a software solution with excellent performance, reliability, and adaptability to power the American GreenM’s biometric customer onboarding process. The software also had to be compatible with the software that is currently running our machine. Jumio the company and their technology have provided everything we need and more,” said Lindel Creed, American Green’s head of Automated Development.
Initial American GreenM enrollment to purchase age-restricted items is easy and swift. The customer scans their driver’s license into their phone, and then shows it to the camera on the American GreenM. Jumio software will verify if the customer ID is authentic, authenticates against facial recognition it sees on the American GreenM’s camera, then detects if the customer is “live” at the machine. Jumio approves or denies the customer upon completing its biometric verification process. The American GreenM then confirms or denies the person who Jumio has verified. The verified person lays their index finger atop the American GreenM’s biometric finger vein reader for final verification. If the person fails any of the protocols, their ability to access the American GreenM will be denied. If the person passes all of the American GreenM’s protocols, they will be enrolled and can purchase cannabis, CBD products, beer, liquor, and even casino chips instantly. The next time an enrolled person visits the American GreenM, all they have to do is insert their finger into the biometric finger vein reader to have full access to purchase.
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About American Green, Inc.
In 2009, American Green, Inc. became America’s second publicly traded company in the cannabis sector. American Green now, with its more than 50,000 certified beneficial shareholders, is one of the largest (in shareholder count) in the cannabis sector. American Green’s mission is to lead the cannabis and premium CBD industry.
Leveraging our team of professionals in cultivation management, manufacturing, extraction, wholesale, retail, and community outreach, we strive to develop sustainable initiatives in the cannabis-adjacent and CBD industries, laser-focused on adding company and shareholder value.
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