MasterCard has announced plans to pilot Gemalto’s Upteq N-Flex mobile payment device in Singapore, according to Finextra.
The two companies will team up with DBS Bank, local pre-paid card specialist Ez-Link and telco StarHub to conduct the trial, which will be available for EZ-Link Fevo MasterCard holders.
The device is a wafer-thin chip that can be inserted into a variety of different mobile phones to enable users to make NFC mobile payments at PayPass-enabled terminals throughout the city.
Finextra says the partners may also widen the trial to cover public transport in Singapore.
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