Tag: Contactless payment

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, […]

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:  

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 […]

How ready is the US for contactless payments?

Seasoned readers of the blog will know all about the contactless challenge we ran in London last year. Two of the city’s finest mobile bloggers, Ewan MacLeod and Jon Choo, went head-to-head as they put London’s NFC payment infrastructure to the test. The findings were enlightening on the state of contactless payments in the UK, […]

U.S. Transit Riders Give Thumbs Up to Contactless Open Fare…

How many trains have you missed because you’re stuck in line waiting to a buy a ticket or to refill your fare card?  Even missing one is probably one too many.  If you follow the transit industry, you may have heard that several large U.S. agencies have announced plans to move to open fare transit […]