Rather than pursue a single end-to-end payment solution in mobile, MasterCard is taking into account a developing environment in which consumers choose among payment options with separate roles. "You have a POS use case, you have got a pure remote use case and you have this in-store remote use case. It is pretty clear that people are going to be using different devices to make those payments. But we can't make the consumer figure out a different way of paying every time," said James Anderson, group head of converged product development for emerging payments at MasterCard.

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