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EDITORIAL: Don’t count out your CurrentC just yet…

This post was first released on Monday 13th April. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 16 2015: Remember the flare up that happened late last year over the shutting off of NFC-enabled POS by a couple of US drugstore chains backed by service operator, Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX), just after the launch of […]

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The 2015 CMA Industry Choice Award is now open!

The voting for the 2015 CMA Industry Choice Award is finally open! There is a link here to the required voting form and the rules are very, very simple – all you have to do is choose a company of choice by clicking on the little circle to the left of the company name and then scroll to […]

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Meet the CMA 2015 Finalists: Gamechanger

Popular Kickstarter (or as we refer to them – ‘Gamechanger’) projects have included potato salad or the perfect butter knife. This new CMA category, however, is a bit more technical than that. This award is handed to the individual or company with the most convincing business idea using NFC, contactless or mobile. The kind of […]

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Meet the CMA 2015 Finalists: Contactless ID & Security

Security is key when it comes to securing people’s identity. Contactless and mobile technology adds the convenience to ID applications, facilitating the use of government and or private sector issued schemes. Awarded to the most prolific secure ID system out there. This is a new category for 2015 and here are the finalists; •    HYPR […]

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Meet the CMA 2015 Finalists: Ecosystem

Small-scale pilots have made way for company-, city- or even country-sized projects, bringing together many application areas and user experiences. Payments, posters, tourist information services, public transportation and even parking – in this category we award the efforts behind those contactless / NFC ecosystems. Everything from DNA for the IoT to a ‘Brain in the […]

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Meet the CMA 2015 Finalists: Unattended

In an increasingly convenience-focused market, we will look at the customer driven, practical innovations and how it creates new solutions. From interactive services, to multimedia output and online connectivity, today’s service oriented kiosks, ticketing and self-service applications may be one of the key drivers for contactless and mobile implementations. Here are the finalists for our […]

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Customer Experience

Meet the CMA 2015 Finalists: Customer Experience

A great customer experience – especially when trying something new can mean the difference between adoption and, well, rejection. Luckily rejection is not something that springs to mind in this category! Awarded for the most convenient use of contactless / NFC technology creating a great customer experience, be it public transport or tickets for events, […]

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Marketing Campaign

Meet the CMA 2015 Finalists: Marketing Campaign

Smart posters, in-store endorsements, social networking, location marketing – a number of marketing and advertising agencies have embraced NFC technology within the heart of their campaigns. It’s an exciting time and this category rewards both agencies and clients who have taken the leap and used NFC/BLE technology to market their products to the public or […]

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Meet the CMA 2015 Finalists: Loyalty

What could be a better sector just waiting for contactless / NFC technology than the loyalty industry? The two were made for each other.  With so many loyalty cards out there today – all waiting to be integrated into a mobile phone – surely this industry sector is the one embracing new technology the most? […]

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Meet the CMA 2015 Finalists: Innovation

Contactless and NFC technology is moving beyond payment to new applications. This category is looking to find those companies who are either bringing something new to the technology itself or how the technology is brought to the outside world. This year we have a mixed bag; from talking statues, to intelligent remote villages, from opening […]

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