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MasterCard is leading the way for credit card companies that support the PayPass application. Currently, several more Smartphones have been certified for use with the MasterCard PayPass technology. In total 17 Smartphones have been approved for this technological development. Some of the phones have knowingly had the Near Field Communications (NFC) technology such as the LG Viper 4G LTE and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus HSPA+, however new additions to the list of approved Smartphones include; BlackBerry Bold 9900 / 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9360 / 9380.
“In the near future, millions of phones will ship with NFC technology embedded within them. The new PayPass Ready identifier will help consumers make informed device purchasing decisions by providing a visual mark that indicates devices are certified to make simple, smart and secure payments via the MasterCard PayPass network,” said Mung Ki Woo, group executive, Mobile at MasterCard.
Near field communication’s technology will allow customers to make secure, contactless payments at certified merchants around the world.
Read the full MasterCard press release for all of the details as well as the full list of Smartphones enabled for this technology.
Read more about the benefits of the MasterCard Pay Pass
By using near-field communications or a simple barcode scan, future iPhones could instantly obtain information about a range of products, whether it’s an electronic device on sale at a local store, or food on a restaurant’s menu.
Alors que la France rencontre des difficultés de déploiement du NFC, ce sont des millions de puces RFID sur mobile Felica qui sont en circulation aujourd’hui au Japon. Voici un article intéressant du site Clubic.
126 millions: c’est le nombre de porte-monnaie électroniques à puce sans contact actuellement en circulation au Japon en ne comptant que les six plus importants recensés (Edy, Suica, Pasmo, Nanaco, Waon et Icoca). Cela représente un ratio d’une carte par habitant. More >