Monday, November 14, 2011

The new digital wallet is called Google Wallet

Google has officially released the first application of Google Wallet , payment system via mobile phones. The service, which uses the phone as a wallet , is available for Nexus S terminals of the operator Sprint in the United States. The application uses technology Near Field Communication ( NFC ) , which allows short-range connection between devices, to validate the operations. The company has taken several months to launch your application, during which he has worked to reach agreements with various stakeholders in the sector. A well-known agreements with MasterCard, American Express and First Data Sprint, notes the announcement that Visa has just joined the project.  Although the agreement has been made ​​official, by the time users will need to have a Citi MasterCard card use Google Wallet . For those who do not have this type of card, Google also announced the creation of a prepaid card of its own that allow users to transact with Google Wallet. Google also noted that "are excited about this first step" and "Google Wallet hope to bring more phones in the future."


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