Apple has a handful of patents in the area of NFC, will iPhone 6 with NFC impact payments with it?

We have seen this movie before. KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo has made predictions in the past and many of them have gone right. He has a good reputation given so many others go wrong. But he may or may not be right all the time. This time he says iWatch and iPhone 6 will have NFC. We always like to do some facts finding before doing any kind of crystal ball gazing. So here we are with our research on patents that Apple has got in the recent past.

  • April 2010: Patent citing iTravel app. The iTravel app would handle a broad array of functions to assist with travel logistics. This would help in cases like collecting ticket information or doing easy airport check-ins. The app can leverage NFC at check ...
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