Taipei Commuters Use Mobile Phones as Digital Wallets

Taipei Commuters Use Mobile Phones as Digital Wallets
technology
Sean Leow
  • 23 april 2008


Asia Scout Network point us to commuters in Taipei, Taiwan who are using their mobile phones to make traveling a bit more convenient. Mobile phone users attach a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chip to their mobile SIM card and transportation fees can then be charged via the Easy card system, eliminating the need to buy and carry a ticket for each trip. The system can be used to pay for Taipei’s Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), buses and parking fees.

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