Shoppers Stop partners ToneTag for sound-based contactless payments

Shoppers Stop partners ToneTag for sound-based contactless payments

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Shoppers Stop has partnered with , a proximity communications firm, to integrate and deploy sound-based contactless payments at its stores. This technology will use sound-waves from mobile phones to enable customers to make ‘cardless’, ‘cashless’ and ‘contactless’ payments at all 84 Shoppers Stop stores spread across the country.

Shoppers Stop partners ToneTag for sound-based contactless payments
With ToneTag’s sound pay technology, customers can make secure payments within a matter of seconds and experience a faster check out

“Our collaboration with ToneTag is yet another step in the direction of digitising all our Shoppers Stop stores. Our paramount focus is to offer our customers a convenient, fast and enhanced shopping experience. With ToneTag’s sound-based technology, our customers will now have multiple payment options for a smooth, fast and convenient shopping experience,” said Customer Care Associate & Managing Director, , .

With ToneTag’s sound pay technology, customers can make secure payments within a matter of seconds and experience a faster check out.

“Shoppers Stop’s contribution towards digitisation has been exemplary. I am a strong believer that Shoppers Stop and ToneTag will continue to strive for best consumer experience by bringing great retail technology with simple user interface,” said CEO, ToneTag, .

ToneTag’s technology uses audio signals or ‘tone tags’ for data exchange between devices. Payment instructions can be transmitted, using a sound signal, through a traditional phone line, without any additional hardware or software requirements or dependencies. This makes highly inter-operable and secure cashless payments possible from any mobile phone to another phone or computing device.