The Box application has launched the possibility of using the emergency aid of R $ 600 to make payments in physical stores through the QR code. The alternative, which avoids the lightning lined up in the federal economic fund agencies, began to be accepted on Friday (29) in the CIELO and GETNET machines. The network will support the novelty until June 8.
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According to Caixa Econômica Federal Vice President of Retail, Celso Leonardo Barbosa, the call should be offered by more companies. The executive said, in an interview with diffusion from Stadium that the solution can be used by all cardboard machine systems that communicate with the bank.
Cielo, Bradesco and Banco do Brasil, claims that the Lazodigital that started to support payment via QR code with the box is 1.5 million machines in all Brazilian states. The company has already accepted the Virtual CashPit from the till it has on LIO machines, but the option requires data such as the card number to be inserted, which slows down the process.
a GETNET, Santander, says almost all of its machines are already accepting payments with emergency aid. There are approximately 1.3 million devices that work with the QR code and can be used by establishments. The company also notes that its e-commerce solution also supports emergency assistance.
The Itaú network, which will take longer to complete the adaptation to the Caixa QR code, said the functionality is available in stages on its machines. The June 8 deadline will mark the large-scale release of the new payment option.
In addition to avoiding queues in agencies, updating the box should reduce physical contact and, therefore, the dangers of contagion. by the novel coronavirus, causing covid-19. WHO receives emergency assistance on request, you can do without cash or card payment to use the “Pay at the machine” function. With it, the app enables the mobile phone’s camera to read the QR code and confirm the payment.
The resource will be launched to over 40 million people with digital social savings, accessible through The Box You Have. still inside transmission em>, Barbosa said the project is a preparation of the BR bank code, national QR code model to be released with the PIX, the instant payment system is developed by the central. Bank.
Updated at 3:50 p.m. on Friday (29) with information from GETNET.
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