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Global Leaders working to pave way for Public Transport Interoperability

The NFC Forum has announced the publication of the NFC Forum – ISO/IEC 14443 Analog Parameter Comparison and Alignment white paper.  The 143-page white paper defines a generic methodology to compare analog parameter limit values defined by the NFC Forum and ISO/IEC 14443.  It documents the methodology, procedures and results developed to ensure that NFC […]

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OSPT Alliance announces Affiliate Membership Category

Industry association, OSPT Alliance, has launched an ‘Affiliate’ membership category. This is open to all reader and terminal manufacturers, and system integrators active within the contactless market (for example transit, loyalty and access control) to assist the industry in its move towards the next generation of secure, cost-effective and open fare collection solutions. The new […]

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Discussing EMV with FIME’s Joe Santana

Interview with Joe Santana, Senior EMV Acquiring Consultant at FIME EMV® chip has had a staggering impact on the payments ecosystem since its introduction roughly twenty years ago. With migration progressing at different paces globally and the way we transact continuing to evolve – as wearables and smartphones shake up the ecosystem even more – […]

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Why digitalisation is the banks’ chance for greatness.

By Maikki Frisk, Mobey Forum, Executive Director It’s been 20 years since Lastminute.com turned the travel industry upside down. Now Airbnb has done it again. Google, Apple and Here have long since done to TomTom what TomTom itself did to the paper map. Not to mention the changes ushered in by eBay, Amazon, Netflix, Spotify, […]

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Ingenico Group unveils contactless payment acceptance into Australia’s First Connected Screens with ANZ

ANZ and Ingenico are using digital advertising displays as a means for consumers to donate to charitable causes with a tap of their contactless cards on the screen. Installed at the Inside Retail Live exhibit, the ‘Connected Screens’ have been set up to accept $5-$30 donations to The Smith Family children’s education charity. Having trialed […]

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ING in Poland debuts HCE mobile payments

ING in Poland customers can now pay for goods or services using only their Android smartphones following the launch this month of a ‘MasterCard on your phone’ payment service. Available for customers with a Moje ING mobile app, the contactless service was developed in less than a year by teams from Poland, the Netherlands and […]

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FIME first to perform Mastercard Contactless Reader Level 2 testing in Japan

FIME today announces its Japanese laboratory is the first in the country to be approved to perform testing in line with the Mastercard Contactless Reader specification and EMVCo Book C-2 specification. These documents define the functionality required when implementing Mastercard contactless terminal kernels. Japanese contactless payment terminal and mobile point of sale (mPOS) manufacturers, as […]

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Air China and Ingenico accept Discover

Ingenico ePayments, the online and mobile commerce division of Ingenico Group, has signed an agreement with Air China, China’s flag carrier and one of the largest airlines in the Asia-Pacific region, to provide the ability to accept Discover Card transactions in North America. The agreement also gives Air China the capability to accept all cards […]

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