Apple AAPL +0.05% had long been rumored to make a big play in payments, and on September 9 finally unveiled the first step with Apple Pay. The demo was slick, showing an elegant payment experience – so fast that they had to repeat it “in case you blinked.” Apple CEO Tim Cook was proud to reveal a frictionless reality that makes paying completely seamless. As the Founder of a mobile payments startup, I’ve received dozens of calls and emails from our investors, advisors, customers and partners asking “what now?”
CardFlight Announces Plans to Support Apple Touch ID for Mobile Payments
Today, CardFlight announced that it will incorporate Apple's Touch ID technology into their SwipeSimple mobile payments application. Launched earlier this year, SwipeSimple is a turn-key solution that empowers credit card processors, merchant service providers, ISOs, agents and other resellers to offer a mobile point of sale to their merchants.