We’ve been hearing about NFC (Near Field Communications) for a while now. The technology, expected to empower a new era of mobile commerce, should shortly be upon us. With appropriate chipsets, mobile phones will be able to make payments at the point of sale terminals, similar to how we use credit cards today. Considering the interactivity of web-enabled phones, this is likely to create a host of new opportunities for retail and mobile commerce.
Today, Google is ready to start testing NFC in select retail locations in NY and SFO. The following article provides insights into how we might use the technology. NFC is one to watch.
Read full article: Report: Google to Test NFC Mobile Payment Service in NY, San Francisco:http://bit.ly/gHARoF