NXP and Garmin Team-up to Bring Secure and Convenient NFC Mobile Payments to New Fitness Wearables

NXP Semiconductors N.V. has announced that Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd.(NASDAQ:GRMN), has chosen NXP’s PN80T embedded Secure Element (SE) and Near Field Communications (NFC) solution for the ...

Alipay now alive in Finland

Alipay, the world’s largest mobile payment and lifestyle platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group, today announced that a group of Chinese travelers have concluded the first ever cashless journey ...

NFC Forum 2018 NFC Innovation Award Judges Announced

The NFC Forum has unveiled a slate of 15 judges for its 2018 NFC Innovation Awards representing a prestigious list of Near Field Communication technology (NFC) experts, business leaders, journalists and analysts. The awards ...

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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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Banca Transilvania deploys Inside Secure’s complete mobile payment solution

Inside Secure, at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, today announces that its complete mobile payment solution, Mobile Payment Server and Mobile Payment Client, has been selected by Banca Transilvania, a banking institution headquartered in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, for its new service, which is launching today. Banca Transilvania has also chosen Inside […]

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EMVCo Invites the Payments Community to Gain Insight into Latest Initiatives

EMVCo, the global technical body that manages the EMV® Specifications, has announced its tenth annual EMV User Meeting will be held in San Diego, USA on 20-21 June, 2018. The two-day event, which takes place at Marriott San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, provides a forum for payment industry stakeholders to gain insight into EMVCo’s mission, structure and […]

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New Standard Enables MNO Services to Easily Access Sensitive Functions from Operating Systems

GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has defined a specification that enables mobile network operators (MNOs) to access certain aspects of the mobile device operating system (OS), which are by default not accessible for security reasons. The specification has received input and support from MNO industry body GSMA and device manufacturers, who recognize that […]

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Inside Secure protects new interactive video app developed by PodOp and HBO

Inside Secure’s industry-leading and major studio approved Content Protection Solution has been chosen by PodOp, an innovative media technology company, to secure its streaming services solution used in the interactive Android application for MOSAIC, an HBO production directed by industry luminary Steven Soderbergh and starring Sharon Stone. With today’s newest technology, tools and scalable infrastructure, […]

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KAL makes ATMs futureproof with nexo standards protocols

By nexo standards.  KAL is a world-leading ATM software company that specializes in solutions for bank ATMs, self-service kiosks and bank branch networks. Its multivendor Kalignite Software Suite enables ATM hardware, software and services sourced from multiple vendors to work together perfectly so banks regain control of their ATM networks, reducing costs, increasing functionality and improving customer service. […]

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Berlin start-up uses virtual reality, blockchain and digital currency to revolutionise music industry

Berlin-based technology start-up concertVR is looking to revolutionise the music and concert industry and is basing their platform solution on blockchain technology. Users of the service will be able to experience live concerts through immersive 360 degree virtual reality, standing in the middle of the crowd, at the front of the stage or even up […]

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