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The Detroit Lions have joined the Seattle Seahawks and Philadelphia Eagles in the contactless payment leagues. All three enable fans to pay for concessions via a contactless keyfob, but in-stadium payments aren’t the only opportunities presented by the new technology.
Following successful trial in Orlando, Dallas, and Singapore, MasterCard is taking its contactless PayPass offering to other markets. Fast food king, McDonald’s, has signed-on and all systems seem to be go for widespread expansion.
A national ID card using contact/contactless chip technology is being deployed to all Malaysian citizens over the age of 12. The project showcases the opportunities for a spectrum of applications using the power of dual interface technology.
A new kiosk from Accelitec handles all aspects of enrollment and fulfillment for contactless tokens in a self-service machine. The vending machine even encodes and personalizes the contactless token.
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