Isis bringing NFC payments to (some) vending machines
Isis limited release regions of Austin and Salt Lake City. As of right now, Isis is limited to beta users in those cities, but luckily the updated vending machines will be using USAT's ePort Connect, which can also accept NFC payments through Google Wallet or PayPal.Isis is the joint venture between Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile, and word has it that Isis has joined with USA Technologies (USAT) to add NFC mobile payment options for 7,500 vending machines in the
Right now, Isis isn't nearly as robust or widespread as Google Wallet, but with 3 of the 4 major carriers behind it, we expect it'll find its footing. In the meantime, if any of our readers are in the small group testing the app, let us know how it is.
source: The Next Web