Posts Tagged ‘contactless’

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 […]

Demand for contactless technologies surges in Dubai

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Posted on 13th May 2013 by in Telecom

We have previously blogged about Dubai as a hub for innovative technologies, especially around GITEX, the Middle East’s ICT conference. We also know that customer loyalty is a focus, with Dubai playing host to a conference on Maximizing Customer Loyalty & Profitability in the Middle East. We know there is business-level interest in emerging and […]

NFC: much more than pocket money

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Posted on 7th Feb 2013 by in Telecom

Forrester’s Denée Carrington blogged recently about the state of mobile payments in the United States, as the research firm published its US Mobile Payments Forecast, 2013 to 2017. For those looking for a quick summary, Denée outlined the three main takeaways as follows: Mobile payments adoption will be fueled by unprecedented growth in proximity payments […]

Year End Wrap-Up: Our Favorite Digital Security Moments from 2012

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Posted on 24th Dec 2012 by in Corporate

Happy holidays!  By now you have likely bought the gifts, sent the cards, and decorated the house.  Before we know it, 2013 will be here.  But before we look ahead to the New Year, let’s take a moment to look back over 2012.  And what a year it was!  Looking over our blogs, 2012 was […]