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Google is piloting its own soundbox in India for merchants to get audio-based payment alerts
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Google is piloting its own soundbox in India for merchants to get audio-based payment alerts

In India, where point-of-sale activity may become busy, soundboxes, the hardware used by merchants that generates sounds each time a mobile payment is completed, have gained popularity. The vocal notifications from the soundbox help alert multitasking shopkeepers and assistants to a transaction going through. Google is now joining in to continue pushing forward with the development of its own payments company in the second-largest internet market in the world. The internet giant is testing its own soundbox in India to notify sellers of confirmations for UPI payments, a mobile payment standard developed and now widely used in India for instant payments and transfers between banks, two mobile users, or a customer and a merchant. The internet giant is currently one of the leaders in m...