Posted on 6th Jun 2013 by Brittany Jedrzejewski
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, […]
Posted on 17th Jan 2012 by Dominique Brulé
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:
Posted on 30th Nov 2011 by Tim Cawsey
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, […]
Posted on 24th Nov 2011 by Marta Bordonada
So far near field communication and contactless in general, have been viewed as a great way to replace cash for purchasing small value items in places like fast food restaurants, convenience stores, cinemas and the like. One less well known service is peer-to-peer (P2P) payment
Posted on 16th Nov 2011 by Tim Cawsey
One of the first places we first experienced contactless technology was as a travel ticket to ride the bus, subway, tube, metro or whatever you call it in your neighborhood. In fact, Oyster cards in London have helped pave the way for the UK to be a hotbed for all types of contactless transactions especially […]
Posted on 9th Nov 2011 by Marta Bordonada
NFC is all about freeing us up – making purchasing simpler and more straightforward. The art of parkour or ‘free-running’ is the embodiment of movement without obstacle, pause, or thought. To us, it echoes the philosophy of NFC technology and the freedom it allows us every day. So, what’s the link?
Posted on 3rd Oct 2011 by Tim Cawsey
This is my second post on our recent conference on how the mobile had impacted society for our French followers at the IT crowd hang-out, La Cantine, in Paris last week. Last week I blogged about the rise of mobile social media and today it’s the turn of mobile payment.
Posted on 5th Jul 2011 by Dominique Brulé
Recently I started a discussion in Linkedin on the reasons why transport operators aren’t jumping into the opportunity offered by NFC. Have a look at what some experts have to say about it.
Posted on 10th May 2011 by Dominique Brulé
Last month Oracle published an article that stated that NFC transactions were too slow. They have been conducting some tests combining payment, coupons and loyalty cards. Too slow? bundling all 3 transactions is a bit unrealistic….
Posted on 7th Mar 2011 by Dominique Brulé
Along with many others, I believe that NFC is ready for prime time. Just take a look around the globe: in Japan there are three operators working on offers, in the USA there is a joint venture set up between operators, and here in Europe not only do we have Barclays teaming up with Orange […]