DoCoMo to make phone swiping obsolete

While the prospects for mobile financial services are just beginning to come to see light in the U.S., Japan has enjoyed NFC-enabled mobile payments for quite some time. Swiping your phone over a turnstile to pay for a subway fare, for example, is common in cities in the country. Now DoCoMo is looking to make that swipe obsolete with a concept phone that lets users pay through their mobile without it even leaving their pocket. The phone has a sensor built by Kaiser Technology that sends electric signals through the human body to transmit data. Payments at the tip of your fingers, literally.

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