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Contactless payments on London transport network now at over 1 Billion

Transport for London has announced that more than one billion contactless payments have now been made on London’s transport network with ‘tap and go’ payments. The figures, published by TfL, show that, on average, two million journeys are now made using contactless every day. In total, 40 per cent of all pay as you go […]

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Talking ticketing with Rambus

Rambus’s Stephen McSpadden (Senior Product Manager, Ticketing) spoke to Contactless Intelligence at their recent conference. While the usual suspects fill our email in-boxes with ever more news of contactless EMV deployments or new record numbers of contactless transactions, it is interesting to see how there are ever more developments not just in technology, but in emerging […]

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Mastercard is becoming the main ticket in more than 80 global cities

As residents and visitors of the world’s major cities look for the best way to get around, Mastercard is making commuting easier, faster and more consistent. In over 80 cities around the globe, Mastercard and its partners are enabling users to pay for their train or bus simply by tapping their card or swiping their […]

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From payment to ticketing: contactless technologies are on the rise in smart cities

Contactless card and touch-and-go mobile technology payments are on the rise: especially consumers and commuters in highly populated urban areas require higher transaction speeds and more convenience. Infineon Technologies AG, the world leader for chip-based payment products, helps card and device manufacturers and transport operators to cope with the security and performance challenges of this […]

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