When you are out and about shopping, you may not think of using your mobile phone to pay for things. But an app that was designed here in the Midlands, is proving a hit on the high street.
Today one of the app's developers has flown out to what is known as the heartland of pioneering technology - Silicon Valley in America - to try to get more investment. As Charlotte Grant reports, it will have all begun in Birmingham.
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