Posts Tagged ‘contactless’

Mobile payments in the UK – contactless progress

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Posted on 5th Mar 2014 by in Telecom

Regular followers of our blog will know we are interested in contactless payments around the world, but also in the UK in particular. We ran our first Contactless Challenge in London following the 2012 Olympics, pitting two influential bloggers against each other. This was swiftly followed by a similar challenge in the US. Now, however, […]

Mobile Payment Innovations Add Speed and Convenience to Black Friday Shopping

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Posted on 26th Nov 2013 by in Corporate

Stores in the U.S. may see as many as 308 million shoppers looking for a deal on Black Friday this year. Most stores offer big-ticket items for drastically reduced prices, making the gift of giving more affordable. This year new, shoppers will find deals and new ways to pay through mobile wallets that could brighten […]

Clicking with the BBC – NFC in Singapore

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Posted on 4th Nov 2013 by in Corporate

We’ve blogged a lot about NFC technology – from our Contactless Challenges in London, Austin and Salt Lake City to contactless payments at the Olympics and NFC-enabled transport and ticketing. Now, however, we’re delighted to demonstrate the use of NFC technology (and manufacturing) in Singapore, as reported on by BBC Click, the BBC’s flagship technology […]

Listen up, America: Australia gives a lesson in swift contactless migration

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Posted on 17th Oct 2013 by in Corporate

Recently the CBA (Commonwealth Bank of Australia) came forward with a vital lesson learned from their migration to contactless payments: get the education piece right, and you’ll pave the way for a faster, smoother contactless migration. According to one CBA official, contactless migration in Australia was weighed down by lack of education and poor change […]

The office of the past, present and future – Part II

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Posted on 8th Oct 2013 by in Corporate

Earlier this month, we talked about the past and present of the office desktop and how it may develop in the future. Today, we’re pleased to unveil the results of our latest project, which uses sliding images to illustrate the stark difference between the desk of today and that of yesteryear. Despite manufacturers’ best efforts […]

Explore your future digital and mobile lifestyle with Gemalto at GITEX to win iPad minis

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Posted on 7th Oct 2013 by in M2m

Gemalto is back at GITEX with a whole new set of digital security innovations designed to bring trust and convenience to the digital world. From electronic ID cards, NFC mobile wallets to contactless transit tickets, we will be demo-ing the power of software platforms and hosted services that will shape the way your digital lifestyle […]

The office of the past, present and future – Part I

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Posted on 25th Sep 2013 by in Corporate

Desktops today contain a fraction of the office equipment that workers endured in the 80s and 90s. Software has replaced hardware in a big way over the last few years and such is its popularity, you don’t have to be tech savvy to name the replacements. Cloud-based software has changed our lives in a way […]

Who won the Contactless Challenge – the Brits or the Americans?

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Posted on 24th Jul 2013 by in Telecom

As you may well be aware, Gemalto recently wrapped up the US edition of the Contactless Challenge, a  follow-up to the highly successful UK event, held in November last year. In each Challenge, competing bloggers were given a contactless payment-enabled mobile phone loaded with funds, along with a list of challenges to complete, which were […]

The Truth About EMV in the US: Can We Jump to Mobile Payment and Skip EMV?

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Posted on 9th Jul 2013 by in Enterprise

As part of our blog series, The Truth about EMV, we’re discussing some popular misconceptions and myths surrounding EMV payment technology.  Earlier this month we discussed the fundamental question, is EMV coming to the United States or not?  The answer was a resounding yes, EMV is well on its way to becoming a dominate payment […]

Collaborating to drive mobile commerce in the Middle East

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Posted on 22nd May 2013 by in Telecom

The next time you’re in Dubai, see if you can spot the fast-moving commuters on the RTA public transport network. If you look closely, you’ll probably see they are using Go4it cards, launched by UAE bank Emirates NBD 16 months ago and whose success was celebrated at Cards & Payments Middle East earlier this month […]