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Bringing the Contactless Companion Platform to the worlds unbanked

In 2017, Samsung Semiconductor together with ecosystem partners ZeitControl, Smartlink, Ingenico and others introduced the Contactless Companion Platform to enable “digital cash for everyone”. The partners highlighted that one key for the success of contactless digital cash is the ability to address all social levels poor to rich, young to old, including the unbanked. According […]

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ComzAfrica and Island Pay on CCP

At this years Mobile World Congress we sat down with Island Pay and ComzAfrica to heard why they are looking to use the Contactless Companion Platform from the group comprising of Samsung Semiconductor, ZeitControl, Smartlink, Ingenico and others. We also wanted to know about their rollout of the platform and what kind of difference it […]

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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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NMI’s Agreement to Acquire Creditcall Will Form a New and Innovative Omni-Channel Payments Platform

 Creditcall, an omni-channel payment gateway and EMV solutions provider, today announces it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by NMI, a leading provider of payments enablement technology for independent sales organisations (ISOs), independent software vendors (ISVs), value-added resellers (VARs) and Payment Facilitators. “We are excited to join forces with NMI as our solutions are highly complementary […]

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Garmin introduces GPS running watch with integrated music and contactless payments

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. have announced the Forerunner® 645 Music, a GPS running watch with integrated music that gives athletes the freedom to enjoy their favorite tunes on a run or during a workout without having to take a phone along. Additionally, when in need of a bottle of water or […]

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Fingerprints partners with IDEMIA to develop a new generation of contactless payment cards

Biometrics company Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints(TM)) today announced its partnership with IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities, to develop a new generation of payment cards, the dual interface biometric card aimed at enabling seamless payment transactions without compromising security. With IDEMIA’s “F-Code” biometric authentication solution, fingerprint is the PIN. Fingerprints and IDEMIA, the world leader […]

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