Payment at the tills at Germany’s Media Markt and Saturn is set to become quicker and easier as customers will be able to avail themselves of contactless transactions by the ...
New research released by Zapp is showing a pretty rosy future for mobile payments. For instance in the UK, consumers already making mobile payments skyrocketed by 64% in 15 months and the number planning to do so increased by 48%. Add to that the fact that 47% of consumers say they will actively choose to […]
Worldline has announced that it has launched a pilot project with Postbank for a new mobile payment method. Under the new scheme, which reduces complexity for banks and their customers compared with existing hardware-based approaches, Postbank employees participating in the project will be able to use their Android smartphones at the checkout for easy and […]
This post was first released on Monday 18th May. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 21 2015: In last week’s editorial I mentioned the current Danish Government and its attempts to push future economic reforms in Denmark by becoming a cashless society. The first in Europe as it so happens. However, this week, not […]
Europe’s largest privately owned out–of-home media owner Exterion Media (UK) Limited is to roll out Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons across public transport services in “major cities” in the UK to deliver proximity marketing services to consumers’ smartphones. This follows a successful trial conducted on buses in Norwich late last year. Their partner of choice […]
Russian petrol retailer EKA have said that they are to migrate their existing payment cards to Gemalto’s Optelio PURE contactless solution. The company said that the new private label cards will ‘bring a robust defense against fraud and enhanced convenience for the end users’. The cards are being deployed from April 2015 and are fitted […]
USA Technologies, Inc., a company working in the cashless payment and M2M/IoT solutions for small-ticket and self-serve retailing markets, have signed an exclusive market agreement with M&M Sales Company, a Canteen franchise with locations in Lafayette, Houma and the Lake Charles area of Louisiana. Through the agreement, USAT would connect 100% of all of M&M’s […]