The world of mobile payments is a rapidly evolving one, with new players, new locations and technologies coming up faster and faster.
Take Apple Pay for example. The tech giant’s payment service has only been around for two years, but its nascent OS payments, which was only launched last month, purchases made in-app and on websites via what it’s calling ‘OS-Pay’ (operating system pay) platforms will hit $8bn annually by 2018.
With such rapid progress made, it’s always good to take a moment and take a snapshot of the industry and see how exactly these mobile payments work and who uses them. The infographic below, from Oberthur Technologies, does just that.
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