In Taiwan, taxis booked via NFC
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If near field communication (NFC) technology can be used to help commuters pay for their bus journeys in Paris, then why not let taxi patrons in Taiwan use it to book their next ride? That, indeed, is now possible thanks to a partnership between Nokia and Taiwan Taxi. NFC-enabled posters are being placed in more than 15,000 Taiwan stores, according to a recent post on The Official Nokia Blog, each designed specifically for use by patrons with NFC-enabled phones. To book a cab, users simply hold their phone up to a poster, which enables them to place their booking. Once…
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