Apple Pay will help make the dream of a society in which there will be cash. The head of Apple Tim cook said in an interview with Japanese publication Nikkei Asian Review. The CEO said this a month before it became known about plans of Apple to release in Japan the new model iPhone with an additional chip to work with FeliCa payment service.
“We hope to become the catalyst that will save the system from paper money. We do not believe that consumers love cash,” said the head of Apple.
In an interview, Tim cook also spoke about the new center of research and development, which will open in Japan in March this year.
“This center is the first of its kind outside the US – will guide development in the field of artificial intelligence and other technologies. Tim cook described it as a centre for the “deep engineering”, noting that its focus will be “significantly different from the research center in China””, – writes the edition.
“I can’t tell you all the details – said the head of Apple. But it will be a very specific direction.”
According to Tim cook, the artificial intelligence is used in many Apple products, what do not suspect the majority of users. “Artificial intelligence helps extend the battery life, recommends music to Apple Music, it helps you remember where you parked your car,” added cook.
During a trip to Japan Apple Executive Tim cook visited the headquarters of the manufacturer of gaming consoles and video games Nintendo in Kyoto. He spent hour meeting with the head of Nintendo, Tatsumi Kimishima and Creator of Super Mario Shigeru Miyamoto. The content of the conversation of top managers is not disclosed.