Mobile payments are not growing as quickly as previously expected, especially payments enabled by near-field communication technology, with the forecasted volume down more than 40 percent, according to a new report from Gartner.
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Outdoor gear brand JanSport is leveraging QR codes and NFC to mobilize transit shelters around New York’s Union Square neighborhood and drive foot traffic into retailer Paragon Sports’ nearby location.
A McDonald’s restaurant in Canada has completed NFC-based mobile tap-and-go transactions funded from a debit card account to support real-time sales via a smartphone.
Adspace Digital Mall Network has teamed up with Blue Bite to install near field communication technology into 140 malls and interact with shoppers in a new way.
Visa is partnering with Samsung to drive adoption of NFC mobile payments and accelerate the availability of mobile payments globally.
Visa has debuted its new mobile payments and near field communication program that is designed to hasten the introduction of payment services globally.
As consumers increasingly use mobile to make purchases, MasterCard is turning its focus to developing payment services that address how the user experience converges across various devices.
Canada’s sporting goods retailer Sport Chek has made mobile a key part of a new retail lab that leverages digital technology to enhance the shopping experience.
U.S. Bank is leveraging NFC technology as a way to let consumers pay for everyday purchases with their iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S devices.
Technologies such as Google Wallet and Apple’s Passbook are replacing traditional forms of payment. With consumers increasingly becoming more comfortable making purchases both big and small, there is no doubt the mobile wallet will make an even greater splash this year.