Earlier The Apple Blog reported that the next generation of iPhone might have an RFID reader built in, if rumors prove true. Well, there’s no need to wait that long. Wireless Dynamics in Canada has announced a device called the iCarte that will add both RFID and NFC capabilities to the iPhone. The New York Times/GigaOM reports.
“A chip embedded in the iCarte turns your iPhone into a portable electronic wallet, able to process contactless payments. It can also transmit any information it receives directly to enterprise databases using Wi-Fi or 3G network connections, so that orders and purchases can be automatically input into your company’s home server.”
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