NTT Docomo QR code payment rolls out in Japan

NTT Docomo qr code japan

The massive mobile carrier will allow its subscribers to make mobile payments at stores using quick response codes. The New NTT Docomo QR code is being rolled out across Japan, allowing the mobile carrier’s subscribers to use their smartphones to purchase products and services. The new system will allow the mobile devices to act like credit or debit cards for completing payment transactions, with verification through quick response code scans. The rollout is already beginning but customers will have access to the mobile payments as of April. Officials state that…

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New mobile device could make mobile payments more secure

mobile payments trends

Smartphone comes equipped with biometric technology that can scan a person’s iris Mobile payments are gaining more popularity, but this popularity is also raising concerns regarding the security of making transactions with a smartphone. Security concerns have slowed the adoption of mobile payments, causing many companies to take steps to improve the overall safety of their mobile services. In Japan, NTT DoCoMo and Fujitsu are partnering together in order to address the issue of mobile payments security, and the companies are taking a novel approach on the issue. The iris…

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New mobile commerce service to be launched by NTT Docomo in 2014

mobile commerce payments coming soon

Launch date set for NTT Docomo mobile commerce service NTT Docomo, one of the largest telecommunications and mobile network operators in Japan, has been working to enter into the mobile commerce field for some time. The company has taken note of the rising demand for mobile commerce services. More consumers are becoming interested in mobile commerce because of the simplicity and convenience that it represents. NTT Docomo is set to launch a new NFC-driven mobile commerce service with the help of MasterCard, and the companies plan to launch this service…

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Augmented reality could break down language barriers

augmented reality glasses patent (note: these are not real ar)

Company aims to make augmented reality more practical Augmented reality is typically seen as an entertainment tool or marketing gimmick. The practical uses of the technology are relatively few and somewhat poorly understood. While augmented reality is not a new technology, its capabilities are still being discovered. As ambitious developers continue to push the boundaries of augmented reality, they are beginning to find very practical uses for the technology that had gone ignored for several years. NTT Docomo, a Japanese telecommunications company, believes that augmented reality could help break down…

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