Apple in February announced an upcoming “Tap to Pay on iPhone” feature designed to allow compatible iPhones to accept payments via Apple Pay, contactless credit and debit cards and other digital wallets, In which no additional hardware is required.

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When Apple first introduced Tap to Pay, Stripe was announced as the sole partner, but this week Apple expanded to include another partner, Aiden. Dutch payment processing company Adyen announced partnership in a press release, and said it plans to work with Apple to offer Tap to Pay on iPhone for its US customers later this year.

Adean will work with enterprise customers and commerce platforms including LightSpeed ​​Commerce and NewStore to expand the number of businesses that will be able to take advantage of Tap to Pay.

Tap to Pay on iPhone to compete against existing iPhone payment solutions for merchants like Square. It will let small businesses accept NFC contactless payments through the iOS app supported with the iPhone XS or newer. When checking out someone, the merchant will ask the customer to hold their iPhone, Apple Watch, digital wallet or contactless card on the merchant’s iPhone so that payments can be completed quickly and easily.

The new payments feature is set to debut in the United States later this year, and although Apple hasn’t provided a concrete release date yet, with new partners being added, it suggests we’re very Can’t see launch in distant future.

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