Visa starts NFC "contact-less" payments via handsets

04/9/2009 | Financial Times (free content)

Visa is introducing today the world's first commercial system using Near Field Communications technology that enables users to pay for goods and services by waving their cell phones close to readers. The launch in Malaysia means consumers can now buy NFC-enabled devices in stores and use them for point-of-sale purchases, the credit card merchant said.

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