When it launched with iOS 6 this Wednesday, Apple’s Passbook mobile-ticketing attribute boasted a handful of high-profile partners– consisting of Fandango, Live Nation, Lufthansa and Ticketmaster– however that listing still leaves a lot of space for fleshing out. Asing reported by Venture Beat, AmEx is introducing integration with Passbook later on today. The bank card company’s Passbook functionality will certainly include notifications for new account transactions, along with the ability to see your existing balance and redeem membership perks points. The service can easily additionally use smartphones’ area to validate fees flagged as suspicious.
Starbucks, which was featured in a very early Passbook demo at WWDC, also revealed the timeline for its integration with the service, tweeting today that an “update is coming at the end of the month” and providing no more information. Evaluating by Apple’s earlier previews, Passbook will certainly let customers pay with a Starbucks card. The coffee chain’s Passbook functionality looks to be quite similar to its partnership with Square, which will be the go-to mobile repayments option for non-iOS consumers when it introduces this fall.
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