日本での一年間

December 12, 2008

Paying by Cell Phone for a Vending Machine

Filed under: Interesting, seikatsu, vending machines — myyearinjapan @ 12:52 am

So, I won ‘t have any more of the Yamanote line posts for a while because I haven’t taken the other half of the pictures yet. And I don’t predict that I ‘ll be able to put those pictures up until some time in January. In the meantime, I’ll put up pictures from other things.

On this vending machine, you can pay with your cell phone. Most cell phones allow you to put money on an account attached to the phone (like a debit account). You can then use the money for the train, vending machines, and some stores.  You simply have to swipe the phone over a sensor and the money is automatically deducted.

On this vending machine, you can pay with your cell phone. Most cell phones allow you to put money on an account attached to the phone (like a debit account). You can then use the money for the train, vending machines, and some stores. You simply have to swipe the phone over a sensor and the money is automatically deducted.

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3 Comments »

  1. My friend from Hong Kong says they have a similar thing to pay for their mass transit that you can attach to your wristwatch!

    Comment by reccaphoenix — December 12, 2008 @ 6:45 am

  2. to your wristwatch? wow! it must be tiny!

    Comment by myyearinjapan — December 12, 2008 @ 11:00 am

  3. […] posts, I looked at some interesting Japanese vending machines, kits kats in vending machines, and ways to pay for vending machines using your cell phone. Today, I have some pictures of vending machines I saw in South Korea. This drink machine […]

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