ANZ Bank upgrades goMoney wallet; selects Bell ID for HCE know-how

Host card emulation (HCE) specialist, Bell ID is enabling the launch of ANZ New Zealand’s upgraded goMoney mobile app, which is set to feature a cloud-based HCE near field communication ...

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EDITORIAL: TfL breaks contactless records. Germany takes a different track.

This post was first released on Monday 23rd March. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 13 2015: I think everyone in the industry knows just how much Transport ...


Introducing the Open Platform for Contactless Applications

Samsung Seminconductor presents a cooperation with Deutsche Telekom, EMoney Group, MS4B and ZeitControl: The CIPURSE-based Open Platform for Contactless Applications. The truly open platform enables mobile contactless card and NFC ...


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The new wallet from Windows?

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

Proxama shows how to get the most out of beacons

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

Bulgari brings NFC ‘luxury vault’ to your wrist

Italian luxury brand Bulgari has unveiled a smartwatch at Baselworld, marketed as ...

Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard breaks par with new payment technology

Spectators at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard (API) no longer ...

‘Retailers need to offer more to ensure brand loyalty’ says new Verifone study.

In time for the Retail Business Technology Expo in London, Verifone is ...

MasterCard, Cubic want to make our cities ‘smart’

At this years MWC, MasterCard has announced a global partnership with Cubic ...

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OT’s cityGO ensures Stockholms Lokaltrafik goes smoothly

Oberthur Technologies (OT), has been selected by Stockholm’s Lokaltrafik (SL), the largest public transport company in Sweden, as sole supplier of travel contactless smart cards and associated personalization services. SL manages the Swedish capital’s transport network, used every day by 700 000 travellers. Thanks to OT’s cityGo contactless smart cards, Swedish commuters benefit from a […]

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HID Trusted Tag Services for IoT applications now use NFC

HID Global®, has now made commercial available its HID Trusted Tag® Services, a cloud-based authentication platform that adds trust to “proof of presence” and Internet of Things (IoT) applications using NFC technology.  Proven in numerous pilot deployments with HID Global partners, HID Trusted Tag Services provides a comprehensive and easy-to-use secure authentication environment that delivers […]

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Mobile payments drives growth for Bell ID

Host card emulation (HCE) mobile payments specialist, Bell ID, report that significant recent growth has seen the company strengthen its global position in the mobile payments market. The launch of its HCE and token service provider (TSP) tokenization solutions has further driven team expansion, requiring investment in new, larger offices for its Rotterdam headquarters. With […]

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Gemalto to deploy mobile NFC transport in Shanghai and Beijing

Gemalto, announced today that China Telecom has selected its UpTeq Multi-tenant NFC SIMs to deploy secure NFC transport services in China’s two largest cities – Shanghai and Beijing. China Telecom is a leading operator in the country with more than 183 million subscribers. This deployment will enable up to 45 million(1) daily commuters to ride […]

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G&D provides cloud payment solution to Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Commonwealth Bank of Australia´s (CBA) latest mobile Cloud Payment launch is amongst the world’s first commercial offerings for HCE (Host Card Emulation) for NFC contactless payments. CBA customers can enroll for the service and link it to their CBA MasterCard debit account. The mobile payment service is part of CBA’s CommBank latest mobile application and […]

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Meet the CMA 2015 Finalists: Gamechanger

Popular Kickstarter (or as we refer to them – ‘Gamechanger’) projects have included potato salad or the perfect butter knife. This new CMA category, however, is a bit more technical than that. This award is handed to the individual or company with the most convincing business idea using NFC, contactless or mobile. The kind of […]

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Meet the CMA 2015 Finalists: Contactless ID & Security

Security is key when it comes to securing people’s identity. Contactless and mobile technology adds the convenience to ID applications, facilitating the use of government and or private sector issued schemes. Awarded to the most prolific secure ID system out there. This is a new category for 2015 and here are the finalists; •    HYPR […]

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Proxama’s EMV Transaction Manager assists South Africa’s card service Tutuka

Leading South African card processor Tutuka has launched its EMV-compliant card processing service with the assistance of Proxama’s EMV Transaction Manager. EMV Transaction Manager provides flexible, configurable and fully-featured EMV processing and scripting, and is increasingly the solution of choice for many of the world’s leading issuers and processors of payment cards and digital payment […]

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Tap in, tap out, for contactless German parking

For the first time in Germany, Scheidt & Bachmann are expanding the option of payment for parking via their pay stations to include the girogo contactless payment system. This new contactless payment system has been installed into parking machines at the underground car park at the Rheydt marketplace in Mönchengladbach, Germany. The notice sometimes shown […]

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TfL marks contactless milestone: 60 million journeys using contactless payments in just 6 months

It’s now six months since Transport for London (TfL) enabled us to simply ‘touch in and out’ with our debit and credit cards to pay for travel across London. During that time some 60 million journeys have taken place using contactless payments. Transport for London (TfL) is the fastest growing contactless Visa merchant in Europe […]

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