FIME Aaccredited by NPCI to offer RuPay chip validation services in India

Indian banks seeking to issue EMV® chip payment cards on the RuPay payment scheme can now work with FIME to validate their card personalization in line with the National Payments ...

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Visa Inc opens global network with launch of Visa Developer

Visa Inc. is launching Visa Developer, a milestone that transforms the world’s largest retail payments network to an open platform that they say will drive innovation in payments and commerce. ...

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OT supports MasterCard Aid Network by providing pre-loaded payment cards

Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announces its support to the MasterCard Aid Network by providing pre-loaded chip cards to ...



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New white paper from Global Platform explains how to speed up contactless payment solution deployment

Industry association GlobalPlatform, has published its latest white paper, ‘End-to-End Simplified Service Management Framework: Streamlining Payment Service Management Using GlobalPlatform Technologies’. The paper introduces the End-to-End Simplified Framework and educates readers on how to use the document. The framework provides a template of the relevant specifications, both from GlobalPlatform and other industry bodies, needed to […]

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Seamless enters international money transfer market with Xpress Money tie-up

Mobile payment platform provider, Seamless, is entering the international money transfer market (aka international money remittance) through a partnership with Xpress Money, one of the markets dependable money transfer brands. Through Seamless´ (SEAM) mobile payment platform SEQR, Xpress Money and Seamless can offer its customers a convenient, safer and affordable way of sending money from […]

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New testing solutions for public transport fare media from KEOLABS

KEOLABS, a leading provider of smart card and NFC testing solutions and services, announced its CEN/TS 16794-2 Testing Solution for analog and digital conformance verification of PICC and Mobile phones used in transport fare applications. The testing solution is the result of KEOLABS’ active participation in tool and testing standardization in conjunction with the European […]

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WeChat launches payment service in Hong Kong

WeChat has launched its payment service WeChat Pay in Hong Kong, including the new Wallet in-app payment feature. Wallet allows WeChat users to connect their MasterCard or Visa credit cards with their accounts to allow them to pay for products and services without having to exit the WeChat app. Users will be prompted to create […]

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EDITORIAL: Will the blockchain take a central role in 2016?

This editorial was first released on Monday 1st February. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 05, 2016: Everyone by now has heard of the digital currency Bitcoin. Like it or not, it’s not disappearing any time soon and why should it? With the changing face of payment mechanics and the slow decline of cash, Bitcoin […]

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Orange train tickets to go mobile

Ambitious proposals to modernise train tickets over the next three years will see the familiar orange paper ticket well on the way to retirement as more and more people are able to use mobile devices, contactless or smartcards to travel. A vision for the future of ticketing was set out today by the Rail Delivery […]

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GlobalPlatform updates NFC UICC configuration to align with latest GSMA specs

GlobalPlatform today confirms that it has extended the scope of its UICC Configuration to incorporate additional requirements from the telecom industry. GlobalPlatform worked closely with the GSMA to integrate new use cases for the deployment and management of contactless services on NFC-enabled devices from the GSMA NFC UICC Test Book. First launched in 2008, the […]

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Visa launches its own online, in-app commerce platform

Visa Inc. is launching its Visa Commerce Network, which the company says is ‘a new way for merchants to create online and in-app commerce experiences to acquire new customers, drive loyalty and increase sales with relevant offers’. Visa Commerce Network is built on the world’s largest electronic payment network, VisaNet, and can be easily utilized […]

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