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PS3 Takes Credit Card & Phone Swipes

PS3 Takes Credit Card & Phone Swipes

Ps3 Cash-1A peripheral for the Sony PS3 game system lets users pay with a special credit card or by "swiping" their phone.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 24 january 2007

A peripheral for the Sony PS3 game system lets users pay with a special credit card or by “swiping” their phone, Engadget reports. The technology that’s only available in Japan is called a PaSoRi reader and allows contactless payments from an Edy money card or Felica phone.

Sony’s firmware 1.5 update for PS3 includes contactless payments – Engadget

PSFK Writer Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 24 january 2007