Ebay subsidiary PayPal, the payment will go to make a piece more smoothly. In the new method “check-in”, the seller recognizes the customer at his face, is billed to the PayPal account.
The user, however, must pre-register through the PayPal app on the smartphone in the business, the payment service explained on Tuesday. Thus signaling the customer that he would like to pay with the new procedure. Then he has to explain to the dealer, that he agrees with the bill.
the App participating stores will be displayed. The customer receives an e-mail receipt. In a pilot project in Berlin PayPal wants to test the “check-in” solution first in cafes, restaurants and bars around the Rosenthalerplatz. Partner is order Bird, a supplier of iPad POS systems for restaurants. Thereafter, the system will be offered in Germany well into other areas such as boutiques, supermarkets and shops. “We want to clearly play a leading role in the mobile payment with your smartphone,” said PayPal Germany boss Arnulf Keese.
A similar system is also planning the mobile payment service SUMUP from Berlin. According to previous announcements, it should also start this year.