February 26, 2004

Wallet Phones

Now that 3G mobile phones and mobile multimedia businesses are maturing in the mainstream here in Japan, eyes turn to the next stage of development: "wallet phones", according to eurotechnology.com.

From 2004 DoCoMo will introduce wallet phones combining JAVA applets with secure multi-application smartcards.

Electronic cash, access keys, IDs, tickets, reservations, club memberships, credit cards etc are loaded as secure applications into smartcards which are integrated into DoCoMo's mobile phones.

Click here for details and analysis.

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