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Island Pay Launches its first Caribbean Mobile Payment Solution in The Bahamas using Samsung technology

Island Pay, an electronic money mobile payment provider, will roll out the Contactless Companion Platform (CCP) – a digital cash service allowing consumers to load money onto cards, fobs and a range of wearable items.   The new service will allow Bahamians and visitors alike to make contactless payments between themselves or with Island Pay […]

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STMicroelectronics becomes first chip maker accredited by the GSMA to personalize eSIMs for mobiles and IoT devices

STMicroelectronics is accelerating progress towards a more convenient and secure connected world as the first embedded SIM (eSIM) manufacturer to be accredited by the GSMA for loading eSIM chips with connection credentials such as certificates and operator profiles before shipping. The eSIMs, customized with connection credentials, enable smaller form factors, greater security, and increased flexibility. […]

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Rambos, West Midlands Trains deliver Smart Ticketing the network

Rambus Inc. has announced the implementation of its smart ticketing software, including a Host Operator or Processing System (HOPS), Card Management System (CMS) and mobile app by West Midlands Trains Ltd, operated by Abellio and its Japanese partners JR East and Mitsui. Rambus is working with West Midlands Trains to support the rollout of smart ticketing […]

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STMicroelectronics’ secure NFC powers Mobvoi’s TicWatch Pro

At MWC 2018 Shanghai, STMicroelectronics has revealed that its Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology is powering the contactless features of TicWatch Pro, the latest flagship smartwatch from Mobvoi, a leading Chinese company in AI technologies and applications. ST technology ensures secure and robust connectivity for fast and reliable contactless payment and e-ticket transactions. Prioritizing enhanced user […]

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NXT-ID Subsidiary FitPay® provides product update on Flip – a contactless payment device for Bitcoin

Fit Pay, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of NXT-ID, Inc., have provided an update on the development of Flip™, a new contactless payment device that enables Bitcoin holders to use the value of their currency to make contactless purchases at millions of retail locations. Michael Orlando, COO of NXT-ID and President of Fit Pay, Inc. […]

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Global NFC Forum 2018 Innovation Award Winners Announced

The NFC Forum have announced the winners in its 2018 NFC Forum Innovation Awards Program. The winning entries were named at an awards ceremony held at the NFC Forum all-member meeting during its day-long NFC Innovation Day in London. Nine finalists were selected from over 60 entries and one first-place winner was chosen for each […]

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