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JCB Launches Pilot for CBDC Card Payments

JCB is Japan’s largest merchant acquirer. It will be the first company in that country to test acceptance of a simulated central bank digital currency (CBDC) in retail stores using existing card payment infrastructure. The trial is underway now and will continue into the first quarter of 2023. The company’s goal is to prove that legacy card acceptance rails are sufficient to handle central bank digital currency. The card used in the pilot is manufactured by Idemia, which also created the Bitcoin-based distributed ledger being used. Standing in for consumers will be 100 JCB employe...

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December 2022
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