Last year, experts thought that NFC was going to really take off in 2013, but recent moves from Google Wallet and Isis point to a significant question: Will NFC ever really take off?
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Jamba Juice is testing Isis’ mobile wallet, but to convince consumers that the mobile wallet is worth it, the companies are going to incentivize the payments solution with free smoothies.
As competition in the mobile payments space continues to heat up, Isis is hoping to strike gold by giving iPhone users a way to take advantage of near-field communications payments.
As Isis gears up for a broader launch, Capital One pulling its support points to the challenges that near-field-communications is having with scale as non-NFC mobile wallet initiatives take off.
The Isis mobile wallet will roll out nationwide later this year and will even make its way onto the iPhone, via a case with an embedded NFC chip. However, whether the necessary infrastructure is in place for wide-scale adoption is still a question.
Isis is expanding a program that lets mobile users pay for vending machine purchases via their smartphones with a loyalty tie-in that rewards repeat users.
Active users of the Isis mobile wallet are using it five or more times a week, pointing to the strong value proposition that mobile payments offer consumers.
Vending machines in Austin, TX, and Salt Lake City, UT, have begun accepting Isis Wallet as a form of payment, enabling users to tap their phones to make a purchase.
Starting on Monday, some smartphone owners in Salt Lake City, UT, and Austin, TX, will be able to tap and pay for purchases using the Isis mobile wallet.
Customers at the Aramark cafeteria in Basking Ridge, NJ, are the first to get a chance to use the Isis mobile wallet to tap and pay for purchases.