Posts Tagged ‘mobile payment’

Contactless technology beyond payment


Posted on 29th Jul 2015 by in Financial Services

Contactless technology extends far beyond just payment. More and more vendors in the entertainment, social media and retail industries are utilizing it as a way to build their communities by allowing fans and consumers to get even more out of the experience.

Why domestic payment schemes should embrace tokenization


Posted on 3rd Jun 2015 by in Mobile

Tokenization has many benefits, such as its versatility and secure nature. We look at why forward thinking domestic payment providers should be considering it.

A complete payment security package: EMV, tokenization, encryption


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 […]

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


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 […]

The Gates Foundation’s big bet for the future highlights the global benefits of digital banking


Posted on 23rd Jan 2015 by in Mobile

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s 2015 Annual Letter, covering important predictions for the impact of technology in the next 15 years, has highlighted the global benefits of digital banking. Here, we take a look at what those key benefits are.

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


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 […]

Money20/20 Day 2, live from the show floor: 3 top trends in payments security


Posted on 5th Nov 2014 by in Financial Services

Money20/20 continues to light up Las Vegas this week as payment experts gather for the industry’s new premier event. Mobile payments and transaction security continue to dominate the discussions here at Money20/20 along with emerging technologies like biometrics, big data, and wearable gadgets. As we listen to talks from players across the space – Visa, […]

Money 20/20 – Key takeaways from Monday’s payment security talks


Posted on 4th Nov 2014 by in Financial Services

Money20/20 kicked off yesterday with a perpetual buzz surrounding payments security.  This tweet from Dave Birch perfectly sums up what we’ve been hearing in the overflowing conference halls: It’s no wonder that authentication and privacy are hot topics.  Consumers are demanding to know their account data is safe and transactions are secure as the number […]

NFC payments are back in the limelight as U.S. gears up for Money20/20


Posted on 31st Oct 2014 by in Financial Services

This is an especially exciting time in the payments industry, as the EMV migration is sweeping through the U.S. and mobile payments are poised to explode.  Business Insider recently predicted that in-store mobile payments will grow by 42X over the next 4 years.  Having been a part of the NFC from its infancy, we’re proud […]

Survivors Guide to Money20/20


Posted on 27th Oct 2014 by in Financial Services

Many of us in the industry are familiar with attending conferences, and we know to brace ourselves for the inevitable – long days, lack of sleep, lengthy meetings or a lost voice. With Money20/20 just around the corner (Nov 2-5), we wanted to share a few survival tips ahead of the leading payment event. Get […]