NFC-based mobile payments still years from mass adoption

By , Network World |  Networking, mobile payments, NFC

And the sheer proliferation of NFC technology will spark what Carrington calls "new consumer interactions," especially in unattended venues such as vending machines, parking and transit, where NFC "can deliver faster and more convenient payments." And branded programmable NFC tags can be easily distributed, "introducing a new way to engage with consumers" through "real-time interaction on the street with smart posters, in-store with smart displays, or even in the consumer's home."

John Cox covers wireless networking and mobile computing for Network World. Twitter: http://twitter.com/johnwcoxnww Email: john_cox@nww.comBlog RSS feed: http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/2989/feed

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