Sony's contactless IC card technology, FeliCia , being used in conjunction with your mobile phone can now act as your cash, ticket, credit card etc.. The FeliCia card has been widely used in Japan to eliminate buying tickets. It is possible to apply a single card to a variety of requirements i.e. employee identification, access control as well as recording of clock-in / out times. When cash card functions are added, the same card can be used to make payment at stores and restaurants. This multi-application capability card in your cell phone can operate without contact. The cell phone has come far and will soon replace your entire hand bag! Japan has taken advantage of it's convenience by equipping the public transportation, simply wave your phone in front of the reader and you are charged for your bus ticket.