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Google tries to crack formula for invisible payments with Hands Free app

Google tries to crack formula for invisible payments with Hands Free app

Android Pay is still hoping for takeoff, but Google already has its sights on the next generation of alternative payments with a hands-free solution being piloted by McDonald’s and Papa John’s.

The strategy – leveraging a smartphone application, location services and a cashier to authenticate a purchase without the need to pull out a phone or card – has been tried before without much success, although the timing may not have been right. Now that mobile payments are beginning to catch on – with Android Pay facing stiff competition on multiple fronts – Google is angling to be ahead of the curve on what it hopes will be the next phase in payments.

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