Carrier-Led Mobile Payments Venture Isis Partners With USAT To NFC-Enable 7,500 Vending Machines In Select Test Markets

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http://techcrunch.com – Isis, the carrier-led mobile payments venture backed by AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, is today announcing a partnership with USA Technologies, to introduce up to 7,500 NFC-enabled vending machines in Isis’ two test markets of Austin and Salt Lake City. The machines will allow for payment acceptance using USAT’s ePort hardware and ePort Connect service. That means consumers can soon purchase items in the machines by simply tapping their phone to pay. For those unfamiliar, Isis formally launched its mobile payments venture in October 2012, but only in the cities listed above as a p (IT news)