Phone Scoop

printed October 21, 2014
See this page online at:
http://www.phonescoop.com/articles/article.php?a=1503

Home  ›  News  ›

Large Scale Contactless Payment Trials Begin In Atlanta

Article Comments  4  

Dec 14, 2005, 1:22 PM   by (staff)

Philips, together with Cingular, Nokia and Chase Bank, is bringing contactless payment to the Philips arena in Atlanta. Thrashers and Hawks season ticket holders with a Cingular and Chase account can then use a Nokia 3220 with an NFC shell to pay for items or download content at over 150 concession stands and kiosks around the arena. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a technology similar to RFID, but only works when the chip is within a few inches of the reader. It can work as a credit card, debit account, or a myriad of other functions such as train ticket or door key. FeLiCa, a technology based on NFC, has already been adopted as the standard contactless system by all Japanese carriers, banks, and many transportation systems as well. Previously Motorola conducted NFC trials in Florida with the help of Mastercard, which brands NFC as "PayPass."

more info at Cingular »

AD

Comments

Forum Options

This forum is closed.


Subject Author Date
welcome to 2001 sutekidane Dec 14, 2005, 9:10 PM
Some trial nosoupforyou Dec 14, 2005, 1:45 PM
awesome THEGAME Dec 14, 2005, 1:38 PM
 
 
Page  1  of 1

This forum is closed.

Subscribe to Phone Scoop News with RSS Follow @phonescoop on Twitter Phone Scoop on Facebook Phone Scoop on Google+ Subscribe to Phone Scoop on YouTube Follow on Instagram

 

All content Copyright 2001-2014 Phone Factor, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Content on this site may not be copied or republished without formal permission.
2