Infographic: What NFC could mean for the average Singaporean
August 23, 2012 by Terence LEE
As Singapore gets ready for a rollout of trial Near-field communication (NFC) services on the island, Gemalto, which leads the consortium in charge of the implementation, has released an infographic showing how NFC will affect the lives of ordinary Singaporeans. With an NFC enabled phone, users can shop and board public transport while leaving their wallets at home.
The sign-up process seems like quite a hassle though: Users will need a NFC-enabled SIM card and phone from their mobile operator. They’ll also need to contact their service providers to download their banking and transport cards to the phones.
Infographic below (click for full-sized version):
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