The ancient city of Montpellier in the south of France is about to offer a glimpse of a near future in which we will carry our entire lives in small objects in our pockets.
From today, the people of Montpellier will be able to pay for public transport journeys by waving a memory stick as they enter a bus or tram. The special USB sticks, on sale in the city for €5, can be topped up on line from any computer.
Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/montpellier-the-cashless-society-1899553.html
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