RFID Cards Big in Tokyo
March 15th, 2003

I still have a couple hundred yen left on the railroad card I bought in Tokyo last September. New York Times reports that these slim, metallic, RFID-based cards are growing more popular in Japan. Some think they are the forerunner to electronic cash. All I know is that it was convenient to charge a card with cash at a vending machine, then simply slap my wallet down on the turnstile at the entrance to any Yamanote line train.


Fatal error: Call to undefined function sociable_html() in /home/permutype/smartmobs.com/wp/wp-content/themes/smartmobs/single.php on line 36