Buy a magazine, pay through your phone bill – with Gemalto’s Netsize

LeKiosk, France’s leading distributor of digital magazines, is deploying Gemalto’s Netsize direct and online operator billing solution​. The end-user benefit is one-click mobi​​le payment for digital magazine downloads charged directly ...


L’Oréal, Altavia, Connecthings deploy in-store interactive marketing campaign at national scale – because you’re worth it…

L’Oréal Professional, Altavia and Connecthings conducted the first interactive poster campaign in Italy at national scale. In conjunction with an online campaign promoting the Inoa hair color brand, hair salons ...


In the US, while EMV migration deadline looms, retailers are not ready

A new ACI Worldwide retailer survey explores EMV readiness, payments security initiatives and mobile wallets and with only nine months until the EMV migration deadline, retail and technology professionals are ...



Is Norwich THE smartest city in the UK?

It would certainly appear that way in this video (uploaded by Proxama). ...

Next generation ticketing with UL

Technology has evolved spectacularly over the past years and contactless technology has ...
hack-proof jeans

Anyone fancy a pair of hack-proof jeans in 2015?

We don’t normally recommend products for purchase here on Contactless Intelligence but, ...

Oxygen8; ‘2015 will be THE year for Mobile Payments’

According to a new piece of research commissioned by Oxygen8*, the UK ...

What is TEE and has its time come?

Everyone knows that here at Contactless Intelligence, we love an infographic. So ...

SMARTRAC: What is the SMART COSMOS platform?

Jason Weiss of Smartrac explains the company’s SMART COSMOS cloud platform service ...

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Amazon loses confidence in mobile wallet app – quietly walks away

After placing their mobile wallet app onto the Google Play and Amazon Appstore back in July last year, Amazon has just as quietly shut down and walked away from the app. The company has informed users that they will still be able to use any gift, loyalty or membership cards stored on the app, but […]

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Cubic joins Smart Cities Council

Cubic Transportation Systems, Inc., a business segment of Cubic Corporation and an integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions, has announced that it has joined the Smart Cities Council as a global lead partner. The partnership, says Cubic,  will reinforce Cubic’s NextCity transport payment and data analytics innovations. Smart Cities […]

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EDITORIAL: Rumour has it…. Softcard is in trouble – “glassless” Google to the rescue?

This post was first released on Monday 19th January. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 04 2015: Can you spare a little sympathy for the mobile wallet joint venture Softcard? Either a small show of sympathy or a dose of ‘schadenfreude’ (the pleasure derived from the misfortune of others)? They just don’t seem […]

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ROAM’s mobile commerce expertise to join Ingenico Mobile Solutions

Ingenico Group has reported that it now owns 100% of ROAM. ROAM and its mCommerce platform – consisting of secure mobile card readers, mobile Point-of-Sale (mPOS) applications, an innovative mobile payments engine and professional services – are now part of Ingenico Mobile Solutions, Ingenico Group’s mobile-focused brand, which will continue to be headquartered in Boston. […]

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Aerohive powers new HivePass app, more engagement opps for retailers

Today, retail is focused on traffic, conversion, attachment and retention. However, retailers struggle to extract and coordinate unique insights around foot traffic, POS, mobile devices and inventory across all stores in order to optimize customer loyalty, acquisition and engagement.  Aerohive Networks believe that the majority of retailers today lack an integrated infrastructure and ecosystem to […]

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oti to deliver WAVE as part of major mobile payment deployment in Taiwan

On Track Innovations Ltd., company working in cashless payment solutions based on contactless transactions and near-field communication (NFC) technology, has deployed its NFC payment system to Taiwan Mobile Payment Co. (TWMP), a consortium of regional banks in Taiwan. The deployment was delivered through oti’s channel partner, Tradelink Electronic Commerce, a Hong Kong-based e-commerce pioneer. oti’s […]

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Indra signs biggest ticketing contract in the world in Riyadh

Indra has signed a €266 M contract to implement the entire ticketing and access control technology in the new public transportation system currently under construction in the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. ArRiyadh Development Authority (ADA), the company responsible for modernizing Riyadh’s infrastructures, has chosen Indra’s bid as a winning bid after an international public […]

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Gemalto prepaid EMV banking cards extend Vodacom m-pesa mobile wallet in South Africa

Gemalto has started the deployment of prepaid EMV banking cards​ to complement Vodacom’s m-pesa mobile wallet service in South Africa. The card is certified by the major international payment schemes and accepted at any of the 240,000 EMV-compliant payment terminals and over 27,000 ATMs throughout the country, which will significantly extend the reach of the […]

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