iOS 6’s New App Is Called Passbook, And It Looks Incredible [WWDC12]



Apple has just unveiled a major new app: Passbook. And it looks like it could be the groundwork for the famed iWallet.

The idea here is simple: a single repository for all of your passes. Plane tickets, movie tickets, store cards, you name it.

Passbook even has QR code support. And any pass stored in it has live information displayed alongside it: for example, if you have a ticket pass, the time until departure is then shown inside of the app.

And, of course, all of these cards and passes are accessible at your local business with just a wave. Boy, all they need to add is credit card support and Apple’s got its NFC approach squared away, don’t you think?

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