CUPERTINO – Apple users will be more things for non-contact do with their iPhone. Open a door, for example, or check into public transportation. Apple wants developers more access to the NFC chip in the devices, so that they create new applications.
A customer uses Apple Pay in China.
According to the techsite The Information Apple will use the new opportunities next month to disclose. The applications must be in iOS 12, the new version of operating system iOS, coming to sit down. The technology is already being tested on the futuristic headquarters of Apple.
The NFC chips in the iphone 6 and 6 Plus, 6S and 6S Plus, 7, and 7 Plus, 8, and 8 Plus, SE, and X. Users can use Apple Pay to pay at the cashier’s thanks to the chips.
NFC stands for near near-field communication. It is the system behind contactless payments with smartphones, debit cards, and OV-chipkaart. It is in 2002, developed by Sony and the Dutch NXP.