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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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Wirecard launches mobile checkout development platform for retailers

Wirecard Group are to launch an innovative mobile checkout development platform for retailers that will enable retailers to increase the appeal and functional scope of their own app by integrating open- and closed-loop contactless payments, peer-to-peer gifting, offers and merchant loyalty functionality. The company says that current closed-loop mobile payment and checkout applications by retailers […]

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Barclaycard expands range of ‘bPay’ wearable payment devices

Barclaycard is to roll out a range of wearable payment devices that can be used to make ‘touch and go’ contactless payments across the UK, following a successful launch of its bPay band last year. bPay will consist of a digital wallet that is linked to one of three devices – a wristband, fob and […]

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EDITORIAL: GB does contactless right – the world could learn from it.

This post was first released on Monday 22nd June. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 26 2015: There is always a reason to ‘diss’ the UK. Food, weather, politics – you name it. But there are also certain things that the UK does right. One of them being the acceptance and implementation of […]

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McGee and Mobilengine look to NFC for truck safety inspections

UK based construction firm McGee Group has announced it is featuring Mobilengine NFC inspection tags on its truck fleet. This is a continuation of a partnership that began last year and was highlighted by an award from the Construction Health and Safety Group (CHSG) this spring for this organisations’ use of innovative mobile applications. The […]

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