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PHILADELPHIA - (10/07/05) -- The Philadelphia Eagles said theyhave introduced PayPass contactless credit cards with radiofrequency identification, or RFID, technology to help speedconcession purchases by season ticket holders at their homestadium, Lincoln Financial Field, this year. The MasterCard-brandedwireless technology allows a vendor's terminal to pick upinformation from the card without swiping, then transmit thedetails to the MasterCard network for processing. Several other profootball teams have also signed on to the contactless PayPass cardsfor this season, including the Seattle Seahawks, WashingtonRedskins, New York Jets and Giants; while the Philadelphia Philliesbaseball team began using the system at the end of theseason.

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