Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday September 18, 2011

In MasterCard’s Future, You Can Buy Things by Waving at Your TV

MasterCard unveiled several innovations at a news conference on Thursday for Google Wallet. The launch of Google Wallet will be convenient enough on its own, but MasterCard just had to play one-upmanship with prototypes of future payment options.

Most impressive آ— or frightening, depending on how you look at it آ— was the Xbox Kinect prototype. To purchase a product on TV, users simply wave their hands at an icon in the corner of the screen