Posts Tagged ‘EMV’

Tokenization – a boon for mobile payments in Asia Pacific?

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Posted on 6th Jul 2015 by in Mobile

Tokenization is an increasingly popular mechanism for enabling issuers and service providers to address the market fragmentation in Asia Pacific’s NFC mobile payments industry and reach the broadest user base.

Trend alert: events are going cashless with payment wristbands

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Posted on 24th Jun 2015 by in Financial Services

Contactless payments are surging in popularity, and a new wearable is joining the lineup: the wristband. Major events across the globe have started using contactless wristbands to make transactions easier, faster, and more fun for attendees and merchants alike. These wristbands are designed with embedded contactless technology that can securely link to a user’s payment card information. The user […]

Will the UK be the first Apple Pay success story?

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Posted on 12th Jun 2015 by in Mobile

As Apple Pay in the UK is set to launch in July, we take a look at how much faster it could be to deploy than in the US

A complete payment security package: EMV, tokenization, encryption

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Posted on 21st May 2015 by in Financial Services

There is no question that technology advancements in mobile payments and wearables are having an impact on the payments industry. Consumers are turning to smartphones and wearables, like festival wristbands and smartwatches, to manage their money in a quicker, more efficient way.  Easy, “tap & go” contactless payments are also on the rise. Just last […]

Wearable payments are set for their breakout year

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Posted on 1st Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

2015 will be the year tap-to-pay goes mainstream. We look at where and how we think this will happen.

Instant issuance helps banks reconnect with customers in the wake of retailer breaches

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Posted on 10th Mar 2015 by in Financial Services

2014 was the year of the data breach as we saw more breaches than ever before: 63,000 retail-related security incidents across 95 countries last year alone. While breaches are big news for retailers, they’re also big news for consumers and banks because of the credit and debit cards that need to be re-issued. A poll by the […]

Gemalto @ Transport Ticketing London 2015

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Posted on 12th Feb 2015 by in Corporate

Opening up the world of contactless mobile services at Transport Ticketing London 2015
January saw Transport Ticketing London bring together all of the key players in the transport ticketing world. Representatives from all aspect of the ticketing infrastructure were there to discuss the key topics that are driving, or obstructing, the adoption of new ticketing technologies.

What’s trending at SCA Payments Summit: EMV migration and contactless payments

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Posted on 28th Jan 2015 by in Financial Services

As the EMV migration is in full swing across the United States, contactless and mobile payment opportunities continue to grow, too. The wider availability of mobile payments like Apple Pay and SoftCard is driving this popularity as well.  When contactless payment programs like these incorporate the security of EMV through the use of a secure […]

Record data breaches in 2014 teach important lessons

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Posted on 27th Jan 2015 by in Financial Services

The Identity Theft Resource Center reported that data breaches hit an all-time high of 783 in 2014, and in many instances payment card details were compromised along with personal information like email addresses, phones numbers, or physical addresses. This meant that more payment cards had to be reissued due to breaches in 2014 than in […]

The “Payments Theory of Everything” explains how EMV, NFC, HCE, and BLE fit together

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Posted on 17th Dec 2014 by in Financial Services

Traditional commerce is no longer the only piece in the payments puzzle.  Innovation in payments is happening so quickly that it’s hard to imagine how all of these emerging technologies are going to work together – or will one technology dominate?  Which way will the industry go?  Will cloud-based payments take over, or will secure-element […]