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From Vintage Car Rental Apps to Wait-Free Payment Services

 - Mar 24, 2018
With Amazon having made headlines only weeks ago for its 'Amazon Go' checkout-free grocery and convenience stores, the new March 2018 ventures here seem to be direct responses. Plenty of businesses are looking for ways to make the consumption process as streamlined as possible, and those solutions often involve impressive technology.

One of the most notable new ventures to expedite and ease the payment process is the 'Dine & Dash' from Barclaycard. The service brings the same checkout-free experience out of the CPG store and into a restaurant environment. Thanks to small hubs at each diners table, consumers can tap their smartphones to effectively sign in when they start their meal, then all they have to do is tap again when they're finished and walk off — no check needed.