This little video featuring Tami Hargreaves from Barclaycard (the lady that picked up the Visa payWave award for Best Contactless Awareness and Education Campaign at the Contactless and Mobile Awards this year) is part of the reason they won the award. After all it is a very informative and educational video on contactless. Wouldn’t you agree?
Infineon’s Björn Scharfen speaks at the Contactless Intelligence Spring Conference 2013 about the importance of Secure NFC and the vital role that it plays in mobile commerce.
By Jürgen Spaenkuch, Vice President and General Manager Platform Security of the Chip Card & Security Division at Infineon Technologies (This is the fifth part of a series of posts called “The promise of NFC and the importance of Trust.”) Infineon, which has been active as an innovation leader in the secure chip card IC (integrated circuit) […]
What do you get when you combine the Contactless Intelligence Spring Conference and the Contactless and Mobile Awards 2013? A very interesting and networked day – that’s what. Oh, and with a lot of awards thrown in too! If you attended, can you see yourself in the audience?
The Open Standard for Public Transport™ (OSPT) Alliance and ITSO Ltd., the organization responsible for the UK national specification for smart ticketing, say they are to participate as complimenting members in each other’s organizations and explore ways they can work together to promote the use of open security standards in public transit for smart ticketing […]
Frank Viljoen, an independant EMEA NFC Business developer/consultant together with ZipNFC has developed a mutli functional table talker (static menu of pictures or literature for a consumer to engage with during dwell times in restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, train stations etc) along with what he believes is a first for NFC, a multi lingual tourist […]
By Veronica Atkins Germany has tried and failed to introduce mobile payments on many fronts – especially in the retail field. While it is the birthplace if discounter giants like Aldi and Lidl, innovation and customer experience have not exactly been on top of of the To Do list of German supermarkets. Last week, however, […]
by VeriFone Recent research carried out by Forrester Consulting, concluded that mobile access to product information, store locations, location-based offers, voucher codes, comparison sites, barcode scanners, product reviews and purchase tracking is making the traditional, linear in-store approach to purchasing something of the past. No question that retailers need a mobile strategy and they need […]
by VISA Europe Today there are more than 53 million Visa contactless cards in Europe. They can be used to make payments in 670k locations across 17 countries. UK contactless transactions quadrupled in 2012 – growing from 1m per month in July to almost 4m per month at the end of the year (36m across […]
Andreas Jakl, founder of Mopius and one of the developers of NearSpeak, demonstrates how this cool NFC app works. The app pushes the boundaries of mobile technology innovation by taking advantage of NFC in combination with voice recognition, Bing Translation, and voice synthesis. Together, these technologies create a unique and compelling use case. The app […]