The function of tap-to-pay will appear in smart watches on the platform of Google Android Wear

Google, according to a source, will soon be added to Android Wear, the function of making payments with the touch of the wearable electronic device to the payment terminal (tap-to-pay). This is evidenced by the appearance of the lines on the relevant messages in the Google Play Services 10.0. For example, there is detected the string «Try holding your watch to the terminal again» (Try again to bring your watch to a terminal»).

The feature will be available on devices with NFC support. The appearance of tap-to-pay is expected at the platform of Android Wear 2.0, which is scheduled for early next year.

To use wearable devices to make payments, Google lags behind Apple and Samsung, already offers the appropriate capabilities in their products.

Source: Engadget



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