Articles Tagged ‘NFC’


Mobile payments beyond NFC: The case for beacons

July 29, 2016

It is no secret that banks have concerns that tech giants such as Apple and Google are entering their sectors with mobile wallets and payment solutions.

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How Visa continues to advance mobile payments at the Rio Olympics

July 8, 2016

In the latest contactless payments development for the Rio Olympics, Visa has partnered with Swatch to introduce an NFC-enabled watch in Brazil, enabling consumers to pre-load funds into their associated bank accounts and make a purchase within seconds.

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Apple Pay, Samsung Pay deliver 70pc of new NFC payments customers: report

March 2, 2016

Apple Pay and Samsung Pay are driving close to 70 percent of new customers making contactless payments via their mobile phones and near field communications technology, according to a new report from Juniper Research.

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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill entices millennials with mobile wallet integration

January 6, 2016

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is integrating FreedomPay’s pay-at-table solution into its chain of restaurants, enabling tech-savvy diners to pay their bills via NFC mobile wallets such as Android Pay and Apple Pay.

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Beacons to deliver 1.6B coupons annually by 2020: report

December 9, 2015

Coupons are quickly growing as a significant component of beacon-enabled proximity marketing thanks to strong redemption rates, with brands and retailers forecast to deliver 1.6 billion coupons a year by 2020, according to a new report from Juniper Research.

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Sleepy’s supports mobile sales with in-store contactless payment terminals

October 27, 2015

Mattress retailer Sleepy’s is fluffing its pillows for an uptick in sales as it begins rolling out contactless mobile payment terminals in all of its bricks-and-mortar stores, suggesting that more brands should streamline in-person checkouts with NFC capabilities.

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Slow EMV transition will dampen NFC’s potential this holiday season

October 1, 2015

While the EMV deadline arrives today, many retailers are not ready, suggesting that NFC payments solutions Apple Pay and Android Pay will continue to face more limited acceptance compared to Samsung Pay, which leverages older magnetic stripe technology.

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Barclays differentiates contactless payments offering with speed, card replacement

September 21, 2015

Barclays Bank continues to jockey for a meaningful role in mobile payments in Britain, most recently with plans to update the Barclaycard Android application to enable tap-and-go payments and provide services unique to the space.

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Mobile Minutes: Sprint and iPhone; IBM’s rodent brain; Successful apps; Samsung’s advantage

August 18, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Sprint tries out an easy-upgrade iPhone pitch; IBM’s ‘Rodent Brain’ chip could make our phones hyper-smart; Revealed: Secret strategies of world’s most lucrative apps; Samsung’s new mobile payment system has one big advantage over Apple Pay.

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Why Bluetooth could be the game-changer in mobile payments

August 11, 2015

The answer to merging the worlds of mobile and in-store retail lies in having a solution that offers the factors of function, convenience and a great user experience.

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