Switzerland’s Largest University Tests ‘Touchless’ Bitcoin Payments Solution
Switzerland’s University of Zurich is integrating a student-made bitcoin payments solution into one of its cafeterias as part of a two-week trial.
Called CoinBlesk, the mobile payments platform uses two-way near-field communication (NFC) technology and was developed as part of a student project to create an open-source bitcoin spending tool.
Students will be able to load their CoinBlesk wallets online or at a new bitcoin ATM that will be installed at the university.
Speaking to CoinDesk, Professor Dr Burkhard Stiller, who served as the project’s advisor, described how the two offerings will work together on campus:
This post was published at Coin Desk on September 2, 2014.