PayPal Beacon is a hands-free payment device that is described as "simple, global and secure" on the brand's website. The USB device is simply plugged into a wall socket or one's laptop, instantly sending out a Bluetooth signal to users of PayPal's mobile app.
This creates a hands-free payment option for those who lead an on-the-go lifestyle. PayPal beacon is not only hands-free but also saves users time, allowing them to order items in advance and to make multiple transactions via their smartphone.
The service is also designed with global use in mind, offering over 25 currencies in over 100 markets worldwide. It also ensures that each mobile payment transaction is conducted in a safe and secure manner that keeps users' info private.