Cardtek joins OSPT Alliance as full member

 OSPT Alliance, a vendor neutral, global association chartered to help the transit, mobile and loyalty markets move towards an open infrastructure that enablessecure, cost-effective and flexible fare collection solutions, today announced that it has added Cardtek to its membership base.  ...

Netclearance releases mBeaconSAM, the first commercially-available Bluetooth 5 payment beacon

Netclearance, providers of smart Bluetooth payment terminals, today unveils the world’s first commercially available Bluetooth 5 payment beacon. mBeaconSAM comes in a mini SIM-card sized smart card that fits into ...

NXP simplifies user interface designs with touch sense solution for IoT apps

NXP Semiconductors N.V. is launching and showcasing its new NXP Touch solution this week at the NXP FTF Tech Forum. This solution combines specialised touch software with the Touch Sense Interface ...

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The transformative power of global card payment acceptance standards

By Arnaud Crouzet, General Secretary of next Standards.  Arnaud Crouzet, General Secretary, nexo Standards, ...

Panic! Contactless card fraud is on the rise!

By Andy Ramsden, Trustonic. So, contactless card fraud hit £7m in the ...

The benefits of an agnostic PSP

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SPS new “Hybrid 8” module revolutionizes hybrid contact / contactless card embedding

Smart Packaging Solutions, a world leader in eID documents, is introducing “Hybrid 8,” its new micro module, for hybrid cards with two chips: one contact and one contactless. The new Hybrid 8 module has exactly the same dimensions as SPS Dual 8 module used for dual interface cards that support contact and contactless communication with […]

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Connecthings, SO Connect, partner for mobile engagement in retail, hospitality and small businesses

Connecthings, operator of the largest global network of beacons in public spaces (130,000+), today announced its partnership with SO Connect, the leading provider of social wifi (SO WIFI) among other services that bridge the gap between offline and online. SO Connect currently services over 20 000 clients and millions of users. Joining forces, Connecthings and […]

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Sequent announces immediate availability of Sequent Platform 17.5

Sequent Platform release 17.5 is now available from Sequent Software, a leading tokenization service provider. Several major enhancements have been included in Sequent’s latest release all of which are available to all existing Sequent customers and the broader tokenization community. Customers currently leveraging Sequent’s hosted TSP-as-a-Service will get the new functionality in scheduled upgrades this […]

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Card payments more than double in 10 years

The number of purchases using debit and credit cards has more than doubled in the past 10 years, as contactless payments and online retail have driven a change in the way consumers pay, a new report from The UK Cards Association shows. Debit and credit cards were used to make 16.4 billion purchases in 2016, […]

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Belfius incorporates Worldline technology in its contactless payment application

Customers of Belfius Bank who have the Belfius Mobile application can now make payments with their Android compatible mobile telephone by holding it close to a payment terminal equipped with contactless technology. They do not necessarily need to take their Bancontact, Maestro, Mastercard or Visa card out of their wallet anymore. Worldline, through its subsidiary […]

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Visa Ready program for B2B payments launched

Visa has released its Visa Ready Program for Business Solutions, a strategic framework to help technology companies that integrate with Visa’s business-to-business (B2B) payment services and data solutions ensure that they meet Visa’s standards and are market ready. Bora Payment Systems, Bottomline Technologies, CSI globalVCard, MineralTree and Priority Commercial Payments are the first partners to […]

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