NFC will not need. With a new terminal Amazon to pay for goods it will be possible hand
To date, NFC technology are so widespread that many simply do not consider to buy a smartphone without the corresponding module. Indeed, sometimes you can forget about cash and cards in everyday life, everywhere pay for services and goods via NFC. However, many defending the technology, forget that still yet to switch completely to this format of payment is often only residents of large cities, and even then not all areas.
Anyway, Amazon already has a replacement NFC even easier and more convenient. Last year it became known that the company under the project as developing the technology that will allow people to pay for goods and services using only your hand.
Now we have some details. So, we are talking about the market launch of special terminals with biometric sensors that will allow you to use to charge the palm, it will be enough to bring her to the device. This is not fingerprinting — touch device is not required. To register in the system will need once to carry out a simple procedure: insert the terminal card and scan your hand. In the end, the unique pattern of the user’s palm is tied to his card. However, while this is only one of the working options of the registration process.
Amazon is already testing the terminals on the Visa and negotiates with Mastercard. It is expected that Amazon will launch a pilot project in Whole Foods stores in the very near future.
Besides the fact that the person is not required generally to any device or object to the payment, Amazon also tells about increased speed: instead of three or four seconds, the transaction is being processed about 300 MS.