LG pushes for NFC payments infrastructure in the UK
But haven't we been here before?
LG has announced plans to stock NFC in all its future phones, and push for a realistic infrastructure in Europe to allow for contactless payments. With this uptake, LG joins Samsung, Nokia, RIM and possibly Apple as one of the group of smartphone producers in favour of bringing NFC to fruition.
Details are thin on the ground, but it is understood that LG is currently testing the point of sale technology, which will allow users to pay for items under a specific price by simply waving their handset past a sensor. It will be aimed at quick payments and small businesses such as pubs. LG’s initial testing ground is Europe and the UK.