BNP Paribas is running a trial of OT MOTION CODE™ with 1000 French customers. The dynamic security code solution replaces the 3-digit static code located on the back of the ...
Micropross announced today the reception of the EMVCo issued approval letter, stating that EMVCo had successfully qualified Micropross’ EMVCo Contactless L1 PICC and mobile analog test tool according to the brand new 2.5 test specification. This means, EMVCo authorized test laboratories can now start to deploy this new version in order to perform debug and […]
By Sirpa Nordlund, Executive Director of Mobey Forum. The big guns – Apple, Samsung and Google – are dominating the mobile payments news cycle now that their respective ‘Pay’ platforms threaten to disintermediate the world’s banks. They won’t have it all their own way, though; banks are responding with their own platforms. But is it […]
Mobile payments specialist, Bell ID, is reporting that its host card emulation (HCE) mobile solution has been certified by three of the largest global payments schemes. Bell ID say they are the first vendor to receive approval from three schemes for their HCE platform, offering its customers the broadest range of options available on the […]
Verifone have won approval from JCB Co., Ltd. to support J/Speedy v1.3 — making Verifone’s merchant clients the first to be able to accept this latest version of the contactless EMV payment program used by JCB cardholders. “We are very pleased that Verifone is the first to globally support the latest version of J/Speedy for […]
SumUp, a European mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company with financial backing from American Express, Groupon and BBVA Ventures has launched its mobile payments service in Sweden. Including this recent launch, the company is now present in a total of 14 countries, including Germany, the UK and Brazil. The market entry into Scandinavia follows the company’s recent […]
Riyad Bank, one of Saudi Arabia’s foremost financial institutions, is migrating its entire portfolio to Gemalto’s Clarista Contactless EMV card, powered with the industry-standard MULTOS operating system. This is the country’s first contactless payment method, which commentators says grants Riyad Bank a clear differentiation in the local retail banking market. “Riyad Bank achieved SAMA(1) certification […]
PayPal has announced that their PayPal Here Chip Card Reader will be available in the U.S. on September 30. The reader works on both iOS and Android platforms and accepts chip card transactions, magnetic stripe, and contactless near field communication (NFC) transactions including Apple Pay™, Android Pay™, Samsung Pay, and any other NFC-enabled device or […]