Dutch startup LoyaltyGrid has unveiled a solution that lets luxury brands use NFC tags embedded in product packaging to guarantee the authenticity of their products — and deliver rewards, discounts, exclusive content, invitations to special events and other incentives directly to their customers.
- German carriers and retailers promote NFC mobile payments in Berlin
- Jawbone adds NFC payments to fitness trackers with AmEx
- Half of digital tickets will be bought on mobile by 2019
- Jawbone to add NFC payments?
- Kairos mechanical smartwatches get NFC payments
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Startup Tip.ly has launched Face Tips, a service that lets users tip service workers by simply taking a photo of the server's face with a mobile phone. The recipient then has fourteen days to log in to the service using any camera-equipped device to submit their photo and bank details to safely collect their payment.
5 November 2014 • By • Last updated 5 November 2014, 16:43
Visa Europe has partnered with payment and transaction services provider Worldline to pilot NFC mobile payments using host card emulation (HCE) with four French banks in the first quarter of 2015.
5 November 2014 • By • Last updated 5 November 2014, 16:44
Singapore-based Watchdata Technologies has unveiled Sharkey, a wearable device that supports NFC payments and comes in two form factors — a smartwatch or a wristband.
4 November 2014 • By • Last updated 5 November 2014, 15:14
NFC World is six years old today and we are celebrating with a top 50,000 website ranking on Alexa.com, 129,493 unique visitors in October and a new rate card designed to make advertising on NFC World the single most effective way for mobile commerce suppliers to reach new customers in the year ahead.
4 November 2014 • By • Last updated 4 November 2014, 18:42
Almost 30% of all card-present transactions conducted globally between July 2013 and June 2014 used the EMV chip card standard, EMVCo has revealed, with the highest usage in Western Europe and the lowest in the United States.
4 November 2014 • By • Last updated 4 November 2014, 18:01
PARTNER NEWS: NXP has launched a portfolio of NFC products designed to make it easier for car manufacturers to enable drivers and passengers to securely connect their mobile phone with a range of in-vehicle services.
4 November 2014 • By • Last updated 4 November 2014, 17:13
Starbucks is to begin accepting payments from customers wearing the new Microsoft Band smart bracelet. To use the service, customers link their Starbucks Card to their Band and can then present a barcode displayed on the wearable device to the cashier for payment processing.
4 November 2014 • By • Last updated 4 November 2014, 16:36
Burger King customers in the US will soon be able to order their meals ahead of arrival and pay for their orders using their mobile phone and a PayPal account. Burger King is working with self-service ordering provider Tillster to roll out the service to all locations across the country by early next year.
3 November 2014 • By • Last updated 3 November 2014, 19:03
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), MasterCard and other Canadian issuing banks have begun pilot testing an NFC version of Nymi, a biometrically authenticated wristband that uses the wearer’s unique cardiac rhythm to verify their identity.