Tuesday, 23 October 2012

NFC | The most important providers

NFC radio technology is supposed to make small change redundant and enable contact-free
payment in all kinds of shops—most commonly by using your cellphone.Here are the most important Service provider which support NFC technology


 Function: An NFC smartphone with the
    Google Wallet app replaces a person's credit card

 Availability: Only in USA so far

 Security: Google requires a smartphone that must be free of viruses


 Function: “QR shopping” has been
    possible since April. One needs to take a photo of a QR code with a smartphone

 Availability: Not known

 Security: Works via smartphones that need to be free of viruses


 Function: Customers of certain banks can charge their cards with money and
    make contact-free payments

 Availability: Edeka, Douglas, Hussel, AppelrathCüpper, Thalia, Famila,
McDonalds, Esso in certain places within Germany

 Security: You lose the credit if you lose the Girogo card


 Function: A normal credit card that can also be used to make contact-free payments

 Availability: 350,000 contact-free
    terminals around the world, plus all places that accept normal MasterCards

 Security: The same security mechanisms as conventional credit cards


 Function: A normal credit card that can al-so be used to make contact-free payments

 Availability: Still developing, but all places that accept MasterCard PayPass
    and Girogo, plus all places that accept normal Visa cards

 Security: The same security mechanisms as conventional credit cards


Posts a comment

© 2012 CodeCows | privacy policy | Terms and Conditions | Sitemap
Reproduction without explicit permission is prohibited.
All content except photos and videos copyright © 2011-2012, Codecows.
All rights reserved. *Any images or videos on this site are not mine and are copyright to their respectful owners unless otherwise noted and were used under creative common license or fair use standards. IF A PHOTO OR VIDEO IS YOUR MATERIAL AND YOU DO NOT WISH IT TO BE ON THE SITE, PLEASE EMAIL ME AND I WILL REMOVE IT IMMEDIATELY
Back to top