Photos: Payment technology in the US


Coke machine equipped with smartcard reader in San Francisco

Coke machine equipped with smartcard reader in San Francisco

Soft drinks machine equipped with contactless payment reader in San Francisco. Back in 2007, when Coca-Cola started piloting the technology in vending machines in Philadelphia in 2006, early results found that operators saw somewhere between 5% and 35% growth in the contactless market after the implementation of e-Port terminals and MasterCard's PayPass technology.


We take a look at the latest payment technologies in use across three major US cities
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