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EMVCo creates QR Payment Mark to promote acceptance of EMV® QR Code Payments

EMVCo, the global technical body that manages the EMV® Specifications, has created a QR Payment Mark to promote global interoperability across EMV QR Code payments. EMVCo has developed reproduction requirements and a free licensing structure to enable all implementers of EMV QR Code solutions to use the mark. QR Codes are two-dimensional machine-readable barcodes, increasingly used […]

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mVisa to Expand to 10 Countries

Visa has announced during this years Mobile World Congress that mVisa, its QR-based payment service, now live in India, Kenya and Rwanda, will soon be available to merchants and consumers in Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Pakistan and Vietnam. mVisa, a mobile solution, is said to brings the benefits of easy and secure digital commerce […]

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Raiffeisen retools ATMs for contactless and QR-code driven transactions

Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank is re-equpping its ATM estate for the future, ordering 1200 new machines from Diebold Nixdorf featuring advanced bill payment and contactless functionalities such as quick response (QR) codes and near field communication (NFC) readers. With the first machines supposed to be installed this month, consumers will be able to pay their bills […]

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100 million Africans will be impacted across 33 markets by Masterpass QR

The Ecobank Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to roll-out Masterpass QR, a mobile payment solution, across 33 African countries. This new agreement will give Ecobank the scale and capacity to achieve its 100 million customer ambition in a profitable and sustainable way by 2020.Tweet: NEWS: @GroupEcobank & Mastercard sign MoU […]

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Now you can pay with SEQR at any NFC payment terminal

During the first quarter of 2016 consumers using the SEQR mobile payment solution, from Seamless, will be able to make payments using any near field communication (NFC) enabled card terminal. The number of card terminals that support NFC technology globally is forecast to be 24 million by the end of 2015. Until now, SEQR customers […]

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Experiencing dynamic content (on a mobile)

Paul Knight from Blue Bite explains how the company builds solutions and experiences on top of NFC, RFID and UHF technologies that SMARTRAC provides, traditionally in the Out Of Home space (bus shelters, airports etc). All of these solutions allow consumer interaction with brands and advertisers through a mobile component. the key words here are […]

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