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25 Mobile Payment Innovations

From Mobile Coffee Payments to Smartwatch Wallet Devices

— February 5, 2015 — Business
These mobile payment innovations range from phone-connected coffee payments to smartwatch wallets that make physical currency a thing of the past. With the popularity of platforms like Uber's taxi service and the Starbucks' Mobile Card app, major brands are recognizing the importance of customer convenience and are offering payments that can be made with the tap of a screen.

In addition to being popular within food and service industries, mobile payment is also becoming the norm within the transportation and travel sectors. In addition to Uber's widely used taxi service, even urban transit systems are introducing mobile payment capabilities.

A great example of this is Toronto's newly introduced airport transit app that will give travelers a chance to pay for their Union Pearson Express route via their mobile device.

Other mobile payment innovations from this list include wearable banking devices that replace traditional debit and credit payments with digital sensor signals.
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Popularity
Activity
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Smartphone Payment Processor Sheaths
Smartphone Payment Processor Sheaths
The Square Hoodie Keeps Your Square Safe and Nearby
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Mobile Payment Systems
Mobile Payment Systems
Tim Cook Announces Apple Pay Will Be Built into iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
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Mobile Bill Paying
Mobile Bill Paying
Picture Pay Allows People to Pay Their Bills By Snapping a Smartphone Photo
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23
Mobile Restaurant Payments
Mobile Restaurant Payments
TouchBistro is Bringing Apple Pay Solutions to Restaurants
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22
Digital Pizza Payments
Digital Pizza Payments
The Pizza Hut and Visa Checkout Lets Consumers Purchase Pizzas Virtually
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21
Airport Transit Payment Apps
Airport Transit Payment Apps
Torontonians Will Be Able to Pay for the Union Pearson Express By App
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20
Mobile Payment Gadgets
Mobile Payment Gadgets
The Hypr-3 Facilitates Mobile Transactions Conveniently and Securely
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19
Voice-Activated Payments
Voice-Activated Payments
The Square Card Case App Simplifies Mobile Transactions
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18
Instant Cash Access
Instant Cash Access
Dwolla Instant Provides Customers With $500 for Immediate Use
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17
Convenient Coffee Payment Apps
Convenient Coffee Payment Apps
Tim Hortons' Timmy Me App Now Lets You Pay with Your Smartphone
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16
Choice-Less Car Rental Companies
Choice-Less Car Rental Companies
The Silvercar App Only Offers an Audi A4 for Rent
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15
Digital Tip Jars
Digital Tip Jars
Tipping has Become Easier With Digital Tipping
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14
Wearable Coffee Payments
Wearable Coffee Payments
Wearbucks is a Wearable Way to Pay for Coffee at Starbucks
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13
Crowdfunding OneTouch Payment Systems
Crowdfunding OneTouch Payment Systems
The Indiegogo Apple Pay Platform Makes Monetary Support Easy
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12
Speedy QR Payment Apps
Speedy QR Payment Apps
Kuapay App Lets You Pay for Purchases From Your Smartphone
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11
Crossover Wallet Apps
Crossover Wallet Apps
Starbucks' Mobile Payment May Soon Let You Make Other Purchases with Its App
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10
Universal Mobile Payment-Processing
Universal Mobile Payment-Processing
Poynt is a POS Terminal Compatible with All Payment Services
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9
Pay For Dinner With Your Cellphone
Pay For Dinner With Your Cellphone
PayPal Mobile
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8
Cellular Coffee Payments
Cellular Coffee Payments
Starbucks Card Mobile App Lets You Pay With Your Phone
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7
Wearable Banking Wristbands
Wearable Banking Wristbands
The CaixaBank Contactless Payment System is a Spanish Alternative
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6
Wearable Banking Apps
Wearable Banking Apps
Wallaby's Mobile Wallet App is Developed For the Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch
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5
Mini Mobile Payment Devices
Mini Mobile Payment Devices
'PayPal Here' Allows Easy Transactions for Small Businesses
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4
Health Payment Bracelets
Health Payment Bracelets
Vitaband Stores Health Data and Pays Your Medical Bills
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3
Smartwatch Payment Systems
Smartwatch Payment Systems
A New Payment Method is Being Developed Using Smartwatch Technology
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2
iPhone Money Apps
iPhone Money Apps
'Square' Payment System Lets Any Business Take Credit Cards Instantly
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1
Credit Card Timepieces
Credit Card Timepieces
LAKS Watch2Pay System Allows for Contactless Payments
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