EDITORIAL: Don’t count out your CurrentC just yet…

This post was first released on Monday 13th April. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 16 2015: Remember the flare up that happened late last year over the ...


NFC Forum bring security specs to NFC Tags with Signature RTD

The NFC Forum have announced the public availability of the Signature Record Type Definition (RTD) 2.0 technical specification following approval by the Board of Directors. Formerly a candidate technical specification, ...


OT offers contactless payment stickers for its Flybuy range

Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today announced the launch of a new contactless Visa and MasterCard-approved payment sticker from its Flybuy ...


SIMAlliance inputs

NFC-enabled SIMS continues to grow in 2014

The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM card ...

Certgate on Mobile Security @ MWC 2015

Contactless Intelligence met up with certgate’s Head of Sales and Marketing, Stefan ...

Barclaycard introduces Barclaycard Anything – almost too good to be true?

Barclaycard are expanding users ability to make contactless payments through their choice ...
Windows Pay

The new wallet from Windows?

Last week during the WinHEC event in China, the company shared some ...

Introducing the Open Platform for Contactless Applications

Samsung Seminconductor presents a cooperation with Deutsche Telekom, EMoney Group, MS4B and ...

Proxama shows how to get the most out of beacons

Proxama have uploaded a couple of videos featuring Jon Worley CEO Proximity ...

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Jawbone UP4 to work as American Express contactless payment card – sometime this Summer…

Rumors are coming think and fast concerning the Jawbone fitness tracker that will also make contactless payments – with American Express! The latest Jawbone to be released next week is the UP3 but there is also the payment-enabled UP4 that is based on an exclusive Jawbone/American Express partnership. As a result, the UP4 will work […]

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Trustronics, Mobeewave partner for secure mobile payment

Trustonic, a provider of Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs) for mobile devices and Mobeewave, a provider of contactless payment acceptance, have partnered to provide quicker and safer contactless payments for both merchants and consumers. The partnership of the two companies will allow Mobeewave-enabled NFC devices to reach best-in-class security level for accepting contactless transactions with a […]

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NXP meshes Bluetooth smart solution to enhance IoT experience

NXP Semiconductors N.V. are to add low power mesh compatibility into its Bluetooth® Smart portfolio, recently acquired from Quintic’s Bluetooth Low Energy (BTLE) and wearable businesses. The new capabilities will enhance the company’s Bluetooth offerings which are subset solutions from the company’s low power connectivity standards relevant to the IoT, including NFC, ZigBee and Bluetooth […]

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Wirecard and Kairos band together for mobile payments

The technology and financial services provider Wirecard AG and Kairos Watches Ltd. are to collaborate in the field of mobile payment services for wearables. Kairos will use Wirecard`s Payment Software Development Kit for its unique offering of hybrid mechanical smart watches and T-Bands. Wirecard will therefore enable Kairos to offer contactless payment transactions and value […]

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Slovenia’s Medius joins OSPT

OSPT™ Alliance, the association which provides an open standard for secure transit fare collection solutions and beyond, has announced that are welcoming software development company, Medius as a Full Member. Slovenia-based Medius is a specialist in the development, design, implementation and integration of information systems based on open source software. It focuses on solutions for […]

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Mobile tickets to account for 50% of all digital ticket transactions by 2019

A new study by Juniper Research has forecasted that global ticket purchases via mobile and desktop devices including smartphones, tablets and PCs will reach 32bn by 2019, up from an estimated 16.2bn this year. This represents a two-fold growth over the next 4 years. The new research, Mobile & Online Ticketing: Transport, Events & NFC […]

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Elavon releases SDK for NFC and EMV migration

Elavon, a global payments provider and wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp, has released its new software development kit, Commerce SDK which enables businesses to start accepting ApplePay™ and streamlines a path to EMV. Elavon was one of the first acquirers to offer Apple Pay to merchants for consumer use in the U.S. and continues to […]

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FIME releases white paper to advise mPOS manufacturers

For the mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) market to achieve its full potential, establishing the right blend of innovation, consistency of user experience, security and interoperability is key. This is the view expressed by FIME, a trusted provider of consulting services, certification and test tools, in its latest white paper published today. The document provides a guide […]

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Proxama Digital Enablement Platform provides complete HCE and Tokenisation solution

Proxama, PLC, have unveiled their new Digital Enablement Platform (DEP), a suite of digital payments solutions to simplify card issuers’ adoption of NFC payments based on Host Card Emulation (HCE) and Tokenisation technologies. Proxama says their DEP is an industry first because it allows card issuers to implement a complete end-to-end solution that delivers: HCE […]

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Broadcom introduces secure microcontrollers with integrated NFC to turn your PC into a POS

Broadcom Corporation, a semiconductor company delivering solutions for wired and wireless communications, have announced the extension of its StrataGX portfolio with a new family of highly secure MCUs that delivers advanced security, unmatched performance and integrated NFC for a variety of connected devices. The BCM58100 family is designed for mPOS terminals, personal computers and other […]

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