“‘We’re seeing mass adoption because the Apple brand is well-known and trusted. Consumers are open to using their phones for more than they could have imagined because of Apple,” Revel Systems co-founder and CTO Christopher Ciabarra told Computerworld’s Appleholic blog,” Jonny Evans reports for Computerworld.
“Apple’s move to offer mobile payments with Apple Pay has blasted energy into the space,” Evans reports. “Founded in 2010, Revel Systems develops an award-winning iPad point-of-sale (POS) solution for single and multi-location businesses such as restaurants, retailers and grocery stores.”
“Ciabarra’s expectations for Apple Watch as a payment device are also high,” Evans reports. “‘The Apple Watch is coming at a great time,’ he said. Familiarity with Apple pay combined with the Watch means shoppers will enjoy ‘an incredibly convenient purchasing process, in which they won’t have to dig through their pockets or purses to find a wallet or smartphone,’ he points out.”
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