Mobile payment means using your cell phone to pay.
Mobile payments are most developed in Japan, where Mobile FeliCa has become the de-facto standard.
Mobile FeliCa is owned, developed and promoted by the company Felica Networks, which is a joint venture between SONY, NTT DoCoMo and JR-East Railway company based on SONY's FeliCa contactless IC-Card technology. Sony Corporation (Japanese katakana: ã½ãã¼) (TYO: 6758), (NYSE: SNE) is a global consumer electronics corporation based in Tokyo, Japan. ... NTT DoCoMo, Inc. ... Sony FeliCa is a contactless IC chip smart card system. ...
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FeliCa is now used in JR East's Suica(r) system, as well as in a number of transport systems around the world.
The mobileFeliCa IC and service platform will be developed in an open environment and provided to the widest possible range of mobile telecommunications operators and content providers.
Through this platform, customers will be able to use their mobile phones to enjoy services previously only available with IC cards, such as transport system payments, electronic money and personal ID security.
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