Retailers prepare for Apple’s mobile monthly payments service as Disney iPhone 5 case and McDonald’s upgrade to NFC-supported credit card washers, while the discussion with Walgreen, CVS, and others continues
Published: September 1, 2014 at 8: 08 ante meridiem ESTBy: Larry Darrell
According to a report by 9to5Mac, Apple Inc. (AAPL) retail stores combined with Walt Disney phone case Company (DIS) jewelry stores are updating to the iBeacon transmission devices and near field communication (NFC) support. The upgrade is exponentially believed to be an exercise to support the this payments service. It is expected to amount to unveiled on Apple’s IPhone 7 launch event on September dokuz.
Disney is deploying new bank machines that support NFC here at retail outlets. While it has not been revealed if new installation come in preparation toward new iPhone release, the time does make it a suspect. Also, they both companies share good relations, but also Disney CEO Bob Iger will be a serving member on Apple’s snowboard.
Last week, McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) simultaneously started upgrading to NFC-supported bank machines, while Apple is also testified to to be discussing the matter with other main outlets including Walgreen Company (WAG), Pharmacies CVS and Nordstrom, Incorporation. (JWN). Several reports also claim that Apple may offer or get rid of iBeacon sensors to retail outlets within encourage the movement towards NFC supported devices and thus its this payments service.
Apple is putting up Gimbal Series 20 Proximity Beacons in their retail outlets. This would help the workplace} better serve its clients, letting it to provide relevant point amongst sales information based on the location of the patients within the store.
The iBeacon experience also widely expected to serve as securities measure in the mobile payments community by ensuring that the system connects toward correct device, based on the location hard drive available via iBeacon.