Google Wallet spotted in Sydney

An attendee of Google’s Creative Sandbox event held at Carriageworks in Sydney this week snapped a cheeky picture showing the Wallet’s prepaid card service being used on a Commonwealth Bank-supplied test EFTPOS unit.

Officially, Google has said that the Wallet service is a US-only trial for a limited number of customers, but it’s no secret that discussions around NFC-based payments are being held with the web giant down under.

At the launch of the Commonwealth Bank’s Kaching! mobile payments service, chief marketing officer Andy Lark told ZDNet Australia that he’s pursuing a partnership with Google for its Wallet service — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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