A London taxi ride with VeriFone

During this years Contactless Intelligence Spring Conference in London, VP and General Manager of VeriFone Taxi and Media Solutions, Mark Roberts, invited the C-ITV cameras to take a short taxi ride with him so he could speak about and demonstrate the new VeriFone taxi payment solution. And very interesting it was too.

And before anyone asks – yes, we were filming in a Mercedes and yes, the Mercedes Vito Taxi is one of the new vehicles accepted by London as a ‘real’ London Taxi. The times, they are a-changin’…

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Categories: Contactless Payments, Mobile Payments, Near Field Communications, Video

Author:Steve Atkins

Steve Atkins is the main contributor and Editor in Chief of Contactless Intelligence – covering contactless, NFC, mobile and cloud-based technologies. Even with almost twenty five years of experience in the high tech industry, he is still fascinated with all kinds of technology and the impact it has upon end users. He is currently based in Berlin, Germany.

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2 Comments on “A London taxi ride with VeriFone”

  1. June 7, 2012 at 5:41 pm #

    There’s probably more modern Mercedes taxis than the traditional black cabs in London now. And a good thing too – the Mercedes taxis are much more comfortable to ride in.

    • June 7, 2012 at 5:52 pm #

      Has you ever paid for a taxi journey with via contactless payments? Do you think this will catch on?

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