UnionPay mobile QuickPass product debuts in Hong Kong

UnionPay has made new progress in rolling out mobile QuickPass worldwide. Following the issuance of UnionPay HCE mobile QuickPass products in Macau and South Korea, UnionPay International now cooperates with ...


ECR launches all-in-one contactless mPOS specific to airline industry

ECR Retail Systems (ECR), the leading London-based mPoS specialist, has developed and launched the ECRGo2, the industry’s first fully-certified, all-in-one contactless, handheld mobile point of sale (mPoS) device for the ...


Visa to extend mobile payments into 12 European countries by end 2017

At the launch of its new Innovation Center in London this week,Visa Inc. announced that, by the end of this year, more than 12 European countries are adopting the Visa ...

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Check yourself out before you need to check out with Oak Labs contactless mirror

Shoppers will soon be able to pay for items directly from the ...

The role of biometrics for payment solutions

Biometrics has developed from a niche technology to a standard feature on ...

The Continuing Journey of the Java Card Forum

By Karen Brindley. The Java Card Forum (JCF) is proud to announce ...

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G&D provides secure digital-payment solutions for Mastercard tokenization services

G&D has completed the integration of its Convego Hub solution with the Mastercard Digital Enabled Service (MDES). With this integration to MDES, G&D say they can can provide a one-stop solution to Mastercard issuers for secure mobile payments both for issuers’ own wallets on HCE (Host Card Emulation)-enabled mobile devices as well as for issuer […]

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EMVCo qualifies first EMVCo PICC Digital 2.6b Test Solution

Comprion has received qualification for its Comprion EMVCo PICC Digital Test Solution for EMVCo specification 2.6b. The solution tests if mobile phones or banking cards used for contactless transactions comply with the specification. Hence, test laboratories and manufacturers of cards and smartphones use the solution for preparation of type approval before product launch. “The EMVCo […]

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STMicroelectronics releases NFC tech for secure contactless payments and IoT apps

STMicroelectronics has announced availability of its latest-generation NFC devices for contactless payments and data exchange. The new devices include the ST21NFCD NFC controller featuring the market-proven booster technology ST has recently acquired, and two new members in the ST54 System-in-Package (SiP) family that integrate the Company’s latest Secure Element technology. The ST21NFCD chip features active […]

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Verifone expands access End-to-End Payment-as-a-Service solution for Microsoft Dynamics 365 customers

Verifone is to expand its partnership with Microsoft to provides comprehensive Payment-as-a-Service for Microsoft Dynamics 365 clients.  Availability of Verifone Point, a Payment-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, will now extend to Microsoft Dynamics 365 users internationally beginning with Canada. Together, the industry leaders commit to providing merchants-of-all-sizes worldwide with simplified, reliable and secure payment and commerce solutions […]

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Gemalto and Microsoft partner to provide seamless connectivity for Windows 10 devices

Gemalto is to present the newest release of its On Demand Connectivity and eSIM technology for Windows 10 devices, in connection with Microsoft. Gemalto’s release is compliant with the latest specifications and guidelines for remote SIM provisioning as laid out by the GSM Association (GSMA), a global association of mobile device makers and mobile network […]

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KEOLABS enters payment terminal validation with EMVCo PCD Level 1 qualification

Payment terminal vendors are now able to get their developments EMVCo-qualified with KEOLABS’ test tools as the company has just obtained the EMVCo Qualification for its PCD (Proximity Coupling Device) test tool. EMVCo Qualification for PCD Level 1 Protocol Digital Test covers all the digital aspects of the EMVCo standards such as the exchange protocol. […]

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MWC2017: G&D wants to drive transition to digital banking

By Giesecke & Devrient. The continuous growth of mobile payment and digital banking requires a combination of instant services and the highest security in all channels. G&D have been among the first providers of omni-channel solutions for banks, driving the digitalization of banking services and empowering financial institutions to enhance their customers’ experience. With its […]

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OT, ERCOM partner to introduce Cryptosmart SIM-powered security on SAMSUNG consumer devices

Oberthur Technologies (OT), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announces its international collaboration with Samsung and Ercom, a leading company in the mobile communication security industry, to jointly develop and launch Cryptosmart SIM-powered. OT and ERCOM have partnered to introduce Cryptosmart SIM-powered relying on an advanced SIM card […]

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