Tag: Contactless payment

Digital Turkey: the growth of contactless payments

In the final installment of our series on Digital Turkey, we’ll take a look at the evolution of contactless cards in Turkey. As our previous articles have shown, Turkey is years ahead of many of its European neighbors when it comes to the adoption of numerous technologies, and contactless is no exception. Turkey has the […]

NFC in Turkey: a very mobile home

Last week we introduced you to the Digital Turkey report, which looks at Turkey’s future as a major player in the digital economy. In the next post in this series I’ll be taking a look at Turkey’s use of NFC. A few years ago, the idea that you could use your mobile phone to gain […]

Contactless Payments

Cyril Villeman explains the benefits of contactless payments for both customers and banks. Opening up the opportunity to offer new services, banks can acquire new customers by providing cards that offer secure contactless payment and access to physical locations at a flick of the wrist. See how it’s done here:  

The car key of the future – your NFC mobile

As you may have seen in our NFC free-running video, the potential uses for mobile contactless technology go way beyond payments in drugstores, fast food restaurants, cinemas etc. Access control is one of the services NFC phones can power, replacing employee ID badges to enter building and as reported by NFC World back in March, […]

Peer to Peer payments using NFC

So far near field communication and contactless in general, have been viewed as a great way to replace cash for purchasing small value items in places like fast food restaurants, convenience stores, cinemas and the like. One less well known service is peer-to-peer (P2P) payment

Using your mobile phone to pay for the bus, subway,…

One of the first places we first experienced contactless technology was as a travel ticket to ride the bus, subway, tube, metro or whatever you call it in your neighborhood. In fact, Oyster cards in London have helped pave the way for the UK to be a hotbed for all types of contactless transactions especially […]