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Contactless payments are getting accepted in the street – Coronation Street!

Visa Europe has signed a six-figure product placement deal with ITV that will see contactless payments get placement in both Coronation Street and Emmerdale. For the next nine months, viewers ...

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In Caen, parking in a VINCI Park car park is a breeze with Orange

VINCI Park and Orange have been working together on the Simplypass project since 2013. The City of Caen, which has been a pioneer in developing NFC (near field communication) in ...


Customer mobile engagement behavior to drive digital commerce revenue, predicts Gartner

Explosive interest in mobile payments is expected by 2015, along with a significant increase in mobile commerce. As a consequence, Gartner, Inc. is predicting that by 2017, U.S. customers’ mobile ...



The opportunities in Omnichannels

Torsten Strauch, Senior Vice President, Head of Business Segment Retail at SMARTRAC ...

Minimizing black market risks

Jason Weiss, Vice President, Corporate Cloud Platform & Apps, SMARTRAC TECHNOLOGY GROUP ...

Product provenance with Prova Group

With a tagline, “Authenticity is now in the palm of your hand”, ...

Quality control comes before shipment

Alan Free from Fineline Technologies takes us through a demonstration of QC ...
BT Global

From telecommunications to retail

Keith Sherry and Nick Catero from BT Global Services talk to us ...

Experiencing dynamic content (on a mobile)

Paul Knight from BlueBite explains how the company builds solutions and experiences ...

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USA Technologies announce 200K self service retail locations for Apple Pay

USA Technologies, Inc., a company developing wireless, cashless payment and M2M/IoT solutions for small-ticket, self-serve retailing industries, are to begin a US nationwide roll-out of new acceptance points for Apple Pay. This immediately adds approximately 200,000 Apple Pay acceptance points to the growing list of locations officially supporting Apple Pay, bringing the advanced mobile payments service to owners and […]

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CCV Uses Identiv Labs to deliver unattended contactless payment solution

The global payment market is undergoing historic change with the implementation of secure contactless micropayments in new forms of credentials from contactless credit cards to mobile devices, enabled with technologies such as Apple Pay, Google Wallet, and Softcard. CCV Deutschland, a German provider of electronic payment products and electronic payment processing, has partnered with Identiv […]

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MasterCard debuts Apple Pay at the Waste Management Phoenix Open

MasterCard, the official card of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and the PGA TOUR® are bringing the latest payment technology to the spectator experience with the introduction of contactless acceptance. Food and beverage concessions at the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open near the 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale will be contactless enabled through a partnership […]

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UL and 7Layers introduce GSMA test solution of UICC-based NFC functionality in mobile devices

The GSMA has produced technical core requirements (TS.26 NFC Handset API & requirements) and related test cases (TS.27 NFC Test book) for testing the UICC based NFC functionality in mobile devices. GCF and PTCRB have added these GSMA test requirements into their respective certification programs. Therefore, and among other mandatory requirements, mobile manufacturers must pass […]

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Gemalto provides Banrisul Bank with Ezio solution for secure mobile banking

Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul (Banrisul) has deployed Gemalto’s Ezio® Multi-Channel Authentication Solution to secure its expanding mBanking services. Banrisul is a leading financial institution in Brazil and will enable all of its 3.9 million customers to perform secure banking transactions using their smartphone or tablet with the highly versatile Ezio platform. […]

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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 to their regular phone bill. The new service is supported by France’s three leading network operators, Bouygues Telecom, Orange and SFR and the Netsize payment […]

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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 across Italy were offered to install an interactive sticker on their shop window. After two month of installation, the posters have shown a great success, […]

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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 still unprepared, is the reports summary. The survey of 200 retail industry professionals was conducted in January 2015 at the National Retail Federation’s 104th Annual […]

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