Google testing mobile payment which phone can be in pocket




Google has begun testing of Hands Free, a payment that is separate from Android Pay and enables users to pay without having to take the smartphone out of the pocket. Simply say “I pay with Google” is sufficient.

The phone detects via bluetooth, wifi and gps in which store the user and when paying with Google, the person the ticket office manages check the identity by naming initials and viewing a photo, after the payment may proceed .

This is only the first step, because there must according to Google cameras in shops will automatically compare the picture of the customer with the profile of the user handsfree and then approve the payment without the intervention of a person at the box office, says Google. Photos would then be removed immediately.

The protection operates with a system to observe suspicious transactions. Anyways users can post check payments via notifications from the app. Suspicious payments are required prior approval.

The system is independent of Android Pay, which works via NFC. With the system that Google is testing a part of the US city of San Francisco, wants the search company in their own words examine the future of mobile payments.

Hands Free Google announced at I / O last year, while just over a year since the first rumors surfaced about the system. The app works on iOS and Android.

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