NXP puts NFC and Secure Element on single chip

NXP Semiconductors N.V. have made breakthroughs in GSMA-compliant eSIM solutions that radically make it easier for device manufacturers to bring consumers remote SIM provisioning and over-the-air updates with multiple Mobile ...

Iovate Chooses Thinfilm’s NFC Mobile Marketing Solutions

Thinfilm, a global leader in NFC (near field communication) mobile marketing solutions,have announced that Iovate Health Sciences International, Inc. (“Iovate”) as a new customer, Thinfilm’s first in the active nutrition products market. ...

Infineon expands mobile-security portfolio with the world’s fastest solution

At this years Mobile World Congress 2018 trade show in Barcelona, Infineon Technologies AG announced that it would be expanding its portfolio of mobile security solutions. The embedded Secure Element ...

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Biometric payment cards – where are we now?

By Lina Andolf-Orup, Global Product Marketing Manager at Fingerprints.  Biometric smart cards ...

An interview with concertVR’s Founder and CEO – Sebastian Deyle

Last week we ran a piece on Contactless Intelligence about a Berlin-based ...

ABT, Mobile and Wearables: the ticketing trends that will dominate 2018

By Laurent Cremer, OSPT Alliance.  The smart ticketing industry continues to face ...

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Visa Brings CyberSource Token Management Service to Clients Globally

Visa have introduced Token Management Service, a solution designed to unify management and secure customer payment data. Token Management Service enables an integrated view of payment preferences and behaviors across a merchant’s commerce platforms, processing environments, geographies, payment types and card brands. Seventy percent of the world, or more than 5 billion people, will be […]

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Mobeewave strikes deal with Samsung for in-person contactless payment acceptance

Mobeewave have signed a global partnership agreement with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. that will allow Mobeewave to offer its patented in-person contactless payment acceptance solution on Samsung devices. The solution enables people to accept payment from a contactless card or mobile wallet using only their phone – essentially turning a smartphone into a payment terminal. […]

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nexo standards Becomes First Association to be Granted ECSG Conformance Label

nexo standards, the open, global association dedicated to removing the barriers present in today’s fragmented global card payment acceptance ecosystem, has become the first industry body to be labelled as conformant to the European Card Stakeholders Group (ECSG) SEPA Cards Standardization Volume Version 8.0. The ECSG, a multi-stakeholder association promoting card harmonization in the Single Euro Payments Area […]

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FIME accredited to deliver intelligent e-ticketing testing and certification services

FIME’s EMEA laboratory has been accredited by CNA-Paycert in line with the Smart Ticketing Alliance (STA) ticketing scheme to deliver ISO CEN 16794 testing and certification services for analogue and digital RF transit ticketing readers. The accreditation, delivered by CNA-Paycert, enables public transport integrators, chip manufacturers and contactless reader vendors to validate the compliance of products (such as ticket […]

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CPI Card Group becomes a Market Monitoring Advisory Council Member of SPA

The Smart Payment Association (SPA) and CPI Card Group have announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. As a result, CPI Card Group, a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, will become a Market Monitoring Advisory Council Member of SPA, the trade body of the smart payment […]

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nexo standards and FIS sign agreement for test solution to support globally standardized card payments acceptance

nexo standards have announces its agreement with FIS to develop a suite of test tools that will allow vendors, acquirers and processors to test the compliance of their payment systems and devices with nexo’s payment acceptance messaging standards and specifications, significantly reducing time to service launch and minimizing unexpected delays during the certification process. As […]

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