UK breaks 1 billion contactless transactions milestone

The latest data from Visa Europe shows that uptake of contactless payments in Europe continues to climb with over one billion transactions made in the last 12 months, indicating that there ...


New Zealand’s Semble adds Snapper to their mobile wallet

From today, Kiwis can use their smartphones for public transport, thanks to the addition of Snapper to the Semble mobile wallet app. Launched in March this year, Semble now boasts ...


Gemalto NFC wristbands enable speedy transport in China

Gemalto is supplying wristbands to its partner, Wuhan YouXunTong Technology Co., Ltd, embedded with their Optelio Contactless Chip,​ for NFC transport in Wuhan, China. The capital of Hubei province, Wuhan ...



EDITORIAL: Contactless ‘up North… Well worth it!

This post was first released on Monday 29th June. Contactless Intelligence Weekly ...

cab:app picks payworks to drive NFC payment in cabs

cab:app, a provider of a mobile application for taxi drivers, chooses payworks ...

RideScout acquires GlobeSherpa to advance mobile payment and ticketing

RideScout, the leading mobile app that allows users to search and compare ...

McGee and Mobilengine look to NFC for truck safety inspections

UK based construction firm McGee Group has announced it is featuring Mobilengine ...
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Demonstrating Samsung Pay

Yesterday we published a small promo video demonstrating the Apple Watch and ...
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Apple Pay using Apple Watch

With the Apple Watch arriving in stores now, and with Apple Pay ...

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G&D is first SIM Provider to receive MIFARE Classic and MIFARE4Mobile Certification for its SkySIM CX Hercules

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is the first SIM card provider to receive both the product certification from NXP Semiconductors for MIFARE Classic and from the MIFARE4Mobile Industry Group for MIFARE4Mobile Version 2. With this first certified SIM platform – SkySIM CX® Hercules – G&D provides a SIM card for secure remote provisioning and management of […]

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Austria Card wins prestigious 2015 export award for ‘Information and Consulting’

By Igor Pejic, Head of Marketing, Austria Card. Austria Card is the partner of choice for payment, government, enterprise, retail and public transport organizations in need of the most sophisticated products and services in digital security. Owing to its strategic focus on growth, the company has succeeded in exporting Austrian technology to a vast array […]

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Cale announces Apple Pay enabled pay stations

Cale, a global leader in unattended payment technology for parking and transit operations, will begin offering secure contactless card readers that accept Apple Pay for its Cale WebTerminal pay stations (CWT) in July 2015. The technology will be demonstrated next week at the International Parking Institute’s annual convention and trade show in Las Vegas, where […]

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FIDO Alliance equips U2F protocol for mobile and wireless applications

The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, an industry consortium launched in 2013 to revolutionize online security with open standards for simpler, stronger authentication, have introduced additions to the FIDO 1.0 specifications with new transport protocols for FIDO U2F – Bluetooth Classic and Low Energy (BLE), and Near Field Communication (NFC). With these new transport specifications, […]

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MasterCard and Parkeon unlock parking meters for hyperlocal offers in Las Vegas

At the International Parking Institute annual conference, MasterCard and Parkeon today announced the launch of  “City Connector”, a unique couponing platform that delivers offers and services from local businesses via on-street parking meters. The solution, powered by the Enterprise Offers Platform from MasterCard, turns traditional parking meters into connected devices to engage consumers, providing cities […]

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India’s Mahindra Comviva to work with France’s Pole SCS for HCE solutions

Mahindra Comviva, a leader in providing mobile financial and mobility solutions, signed a strategic agreement with the Pole SCS (Secured Communicating Solutions) of Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region, France, a worldwide recognized technology cluster dedicated to the development of contactless, mobile-wireless and secured proximity solutions. Through business and solutions development, the agreement provides significant opportunities […]

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