The metropolitan area of Milan embraces contactless technology: the card you pay with Apple Pay! [Video]
The metropolitan system of ATM of Milan has installed turnstiles, contactless with the support of credit and debit cards with Visa and MasterCard. The interesting aspect of this news is that such terminals, NFC will work with Apple Pay.
This is a new very interesting, especially for iOS users. For them to just bring an Apple device is enabled to quickly make the payment of a stroke. Of course, you need to add a card to the app Wallet. There are currently 18 banks on the Italian territory, which supports Apple Pay, launched in Italy about a year ago.
Since the terminals are contactless, they can also be used the cards physical. The terminals will apply the best rate on the basis of the race, but to do this we will need to bring paper (or Apple device) to the receiver at the end of the race.
Test #MetroContactless metro @atm_informa in Milan with Apple Pay on the Apple Watch (speed improved) pic.twitter.com/9uzVpXZOeZ
— setteBIT (@setteBIT) June 29, 2018
At the time the new payment method is available only for the metro but by the end of 2019 should also extend to public transport in the area. ATM has developed a long-term plan, starting from the prediction that in the next 3 years, the majority of transactions (80%) will be performed electronically. It is important to point out that to date not all the turnstiles of ATM are enabled, but should be short.
In short, good news for a city in italy, hoping that the other important centres of the boot follow the example.
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