PDA Maker Promises Pay ByPalm
LAS VEGAS - (01/09/06) The next step in portablepayments: pay by Palm. At the annual Consumer Electronics Show herePalm introduced a new version of its popular Treo PDA that can poseas an alternative to the credit card. When used with an RFID cardprovided by Wireless Connection, the Treo phone/messaging devicecan be used as a Mastercard Paypass contactless card. Consumers canjust wave their Palm Pilots past a contactless terminal at properlyequipped stores and restaurants to pay for their purchases.Thousands of companies were showcasing the latest in technology atthis years Consumer Electronics Show, where more than130,000 technofiles were expected to attend this week.