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Island Pay Launches its first Caribbean Mobile Payment Solution in The Bahamas using Samsung technology

Island Pay, an electronic money mobile payment provider, will roll out the Contactless Companion Platform (CCP) – a digital cash service allowing consumers to load money onto cards, fobs and a range of wearable items.   The new service will allow Bahamians and visitors alike to make contactless payments between themselves or with Island Pay […]

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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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New SECORA™ Pay brand: one-stop-offering for fast and easy production of payment cards and smart wearables

EMV®-compliant payment solutions face growing demand worldwide – with a clear path towards contactless and multifunctional use to increase user convenience. Under the brand SECORA™ Pay, Infineon Technologies AG bundles state of the art contact and dual-interface EMV* security controllers with the latest EMV applets. Coming in various versions, SECORA Pay allows a flexible approach […]

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Swatch to develop OS for wearables and IoT

Swatch is developing a “Swiss-made ecosystem” for smartwatches and IoT products. The platform is so far unnamed, but it has been nicknamed “Swiss OS”. It is a rival to ecosystems from Android, Amazon, Apple and others.Swatch will debut its first smartwatches in 2018. The OS promises fewer software updates than rival operating systems [and] compatibility […]

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STMicroelectronics teams with mobile payment partners for turnkey solution for wearable devices

Mobile payments could go mainstream on wearable devices like smartwatches by taking advantage of a new ready-to-use payment solution containing technology from STMicroelectronics. ST, G&D, and FitPay have used ST’s security chip to jointly create the first secure hardware and software solution that is pre-approved for use by device manufacturers with the aim to develop […]

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How will we pay in 2020?

By Rambus Bell ID The history of payments is best described as a search for simplicity, security and convenience. Coins, banknotes, cheques, payment cards have all been introduced with the aim of making paying for goods and services easier. Over the past few years, mobile payments technology has launched an assault on these traditional methods […]

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