Contact-less payments with Android smartphone will be launched tomorrow. Google should make the presentation of its contact-less payment solution Thursday. Associated with MasterCard, Citigroup and the world leader in electronic payment solutions, Ingenico, the global account overtake competitors such as Visa and Apple .
On Thursday, May 26, 2011 may be an important date in the history of NFC (Near Field Communication). Tomorrow, Google will unveil its solution for contact-less payment .
With the development of this technology, the leading Internet search has taken the lead over its competitors to start with Apple and Visa . Indeed, this announcement comes 10 days before the WWDC ( Apple Worldwide Developers Conference), one of the great masses of Apple ‘s new where not fail to surprise.
In March, Google had already announced it would implement a large-scale test in major cities of the United States. In addition, Google does not only share in this case. The Mountain View company has partnered with major players in the world of electronic payment solutions. Mastercard, Citigroup and the world’s leading payment terminals, the French Ingenico , will participate in this project.
In addition, Google has also resulted in this adventure merchants . The store chain Macy’s, the retailer American Eagle Outfitters and the fast food chain Subway is expected to host the first contact-less payment terminals. Smartphone and operator side, we know that this payment system will work with Android and the operator Sprint Nextel will deploy this solution.
This new feature will she replace the physical silver? According to Bill Maris, managing partner of Google Ventures, ” such services will appeal to consumers if they allow them to save money or save time at the supermarket checkout. [...] The experience of purchase will be better, faster and cheaper. “However, Bill Maris forget that many merchants prefer cash.