In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we present an eight page special report on a new tokenization framework being developed by EMVCo at the request of Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
Fingerprints, voice prints, palm vein patterns, face recognition and iris scans are all now being tested for verifying a consumer’s identity for payments at the point of sale and to protect access to mobile wallets, online commerce, mobile banking applications, individual apps on a device and physical locations. We take an in-depth look at the latest developments.
The European Central Bank sets out recommendations for mobile payments services, the CEO of Kopo Kopo explains how his company has enabled 10,000 Kenyan merchants to accept M-Pesa mobile money payments in their stores, and how ex-Google Wallet execs are set to bring Amazon-like customer awareness to brick and mortar stores.
Google breathes new life into NFC with support for Host Card Emulation (HCE) in Android 4.4 KitKat, Amex lets customers pay with Membership Rewards in New York taxis, and mobile location analytics firms agree to customer data code of conduct.
Amazon pushes into payments, PayPal details the technology it will be using to enable customers to make payments at Discover merchants, and Loop unveils a mobile payment solution that works with standard magnetic stripe terminals and uses NFC technology to secure users’ card data.
As MasterCard, Visa and American Express propose a new digital payment standard, Mike Matan, head of global network business at AmEx, and Jim McCarthy, global head of innovation and strategic partnerships at Visa, comment on the technology options, rollout timing and thinking behind the plan.
In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we look at the wide range of mobile wallet features in PayPal’s updated iOS and Android apps; Canadian startup Bionym’s US$79 wristband that uses the wearer’s cardiac rhythm to verify their identity; Hungarian mobile payments platform provider Cellum develops technology to enable consumers to buy products they like the look of on the go — just by taking a picture with their smartphone’s camera; and more…
In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we reveal how Isis has partnered with Amex for its NFC mobile payments rollout in the US; how Pulse financial institutions and retailers will be offering their own branded mobile wallets to customers; and more…
In this 20-page edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we exclusively reveal how MCX’s wallet will work, and examine each of the five main ways in which wallet providers are addressing the issue of how to architect enterprise-grade cloud payments — and at the major players that are following each of these possible routes to market.
In this 16-page edition of The Mobile Wallet Report we examine: Biometrics make a comeback at the point of sale; Marketers flock to Passbook as Apple’s ease of integration and location-based alerts prove irresistible; Lack of reasons to switch overtake consumers’ mobile payment security concerns; and more…
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