Apple reveals NFC sticker support for Apple Pay

“NFC support on the iPhone is about to get a lot more advanced real soon,” Buster Hein reports for Cult of Mac. “Apple revealed today that it is adding support for NFC stickers and tags that trigger Apple Pay for payment even if you don’t have the vendor’s app installed.”

Hein reports, “This will allow some companies to get rid of the big terminals required to facilitate Apple Pay transactions.”

“Apple Pay boss Jennifer Bailey announced the upcoming feature at the TRANSACT conference this morning in Las Vegas,” Hein reports. “Bird scooters, Bonobos, and PayByPhone (the parking-meters app) are the first companies partnering with Apple on the initial rollout.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: There’s no launch date, yet, so expect to hear more about Apple Pay NFC sticker support during WWDC 2019, June 3-7.

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1 Comment

  1. I remember there being rumours of NFC being overhauled at last year’s WWDC. Seems that the work may not have been ready for unveiling then so it’s good to see it’ll make its debut this year.

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