Vehicle manufacturers across the world are now working to bring contactless car keys that work seamlessly on both Apple and Android devices to all makes and models of both privately-owned and commercial vehicles, Daniel Knobloch, vice president of the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) and wireless systems architect at BMW of North America, tells NFCW editor Sarah Clark in this audio interview.
This 12-page ebook looks at the potential for tokenization to be used in a wide range of contexts beyond payments, including healthcare, social security, logical access control and in blockchain applications.
Join NFC World and SimplyTapp for a unique opportunity to hear host card emulation pioneer Doug Yeager answer readers’ questions on HCE, tokenization, Apple Pay, Android Pay and more.
This edition of The Mobile Wallet Report looks at how China’s central bank put the brakes on local internet giants’ mobile payment plans, and why Denmark’s carriers think that mobile payments are a business for telcos, not banks.
In this edition of The Mobile Wallet Report PowaTag CEO Dan Wagner explains his ambitious plans for Bluetooth beacons, we look at US Bank’s mobile shopping platform, and Westpac tells us how it aims to offer the best digital banking experience in the world.
French supermarket chain E.Leclerc begins a national mobile payment rollout, InMarket puts Bluetooth beacons into 150 US grocery stores, with thousands more expected by end of year, and the first products with Fido Alliance password replacement features are demonstrated at CES in Las Vegas.
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.
A detailed new report from the World Bank member IFC explains why many mobile financial services fail to take off, PXT’s Looped In payments and marketing app for college students is gathering pace with 125 merchants now signed up in the Boston area, and Timberland puts plans in place to roll out Bluetooth LE marketing after a successful pilot.
Canadian firms to take Bitcoin to the point of sale, we talk to the CEO of the certification authority as Icelandic citizens prepare to get mobile government IDs, and Mexican Coca-Cola bottler Bepensa Bebidas has introduced a B2B mobile payments service aimed at supporting small neighbourhood merchants.
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