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Thinfilm launches NFC scanner app for iPhones with release of iOS 11

Thinfilm Electronics ASA, a leader in NFC (near-field communication) mobile marketing and smart product solutions, has announced the availability of its new NFC scanner app for iPhone users. With the release of iOS 11, Apple has extended the iPhone’s NFC capabilities beyond Apple Pay so that the devices are able to launch digital experiences from […]

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Technavio names leading vendors in NFC transaction market report

Source: Technavio Technavio a leading global technology research and advisory company has announced the top six leading vendors in their recent global NFC transaction market report until 2020. This research report also lists 10 other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period. The increased penetration and use of NFC-enabled […]

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Wearable technology expected to push mobile payment solutions

Mobile wallet solutions have been holding their own against emerging alternative payment solutions, thanks to the interest evinced by industry giants such as Amazon, Apple and Google. The entire mobile industry (smartphone manufacturers, telecommunication companies and chip makers), coupled with the finance ecosystem (banks, financial institutions, payment processors and platform providers), are acknowledging the solutions’ […]

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EDITORIAL: Glitches and cooperations

This editorial was first released on Monday 15th February. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 07, 2016: Last week saw a certain amount of gleeful Schadenfreude coming from various members of the tech community aimed at Apple and their iPhone offering – as news reports surfaced of problems and glitches with Apple Pay […]

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Gartner; By 2018, every second consumers will use a mobile or wearable for payment

Mobile payments are gaining acceptance among consumers in North America, Japan and some countries in Western Europe, according to Gartner, Inc., with half of consumers in mature markets expected to be using smartphones or wearables for mobile payments by 2018. This is just one of many innovations impacting customer preferences in the personal technologies market. […]

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The ‘Pay’ model is strong, but banks are still in play

By Sirpa Nordlund, Executive Director of Mobey Forum. The big guns – Apple, Samsung and Google – are dominating the mobile payments news cycle now that their respective ‘Pay’ platforms threaten to disintermediate the world’s banks. They won’t have it all their own way, though; banks are responding with their own platforms. But is it […]

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