News about Barcode and NFC.
May 15th, 2013
POS solution provider Leaf has unveiled a new version of its Android-based LeafPresenter device which includes support for NFC payments as well as EMV, gift cards, and 1D and 2D barcodes. The new tablet-style device...
April 29th, 2013
"The telcos keep on doing the same thing, they get arrogant and then they get disintermediated," MasterCard's Jorn Lambert has told The Australian Financial Review.
April 4th, 2013
The new technology combines Android tablet PCs with NFC tags attached to patients' wristbands, medications and nurses' ID badges and is designed to make the administration of medicines easier, safer, faster and more cost-effective, Dr Adam Landman has told NFC World.
March 15th, 2013
The smartphone maker's new flagship device is the first to use Mobeam technology, allowing coupons, loyalty cards, gift cards, event tickets and more to be transmitted from the device to any of the 165m laser scanners installed in retail stores today.
March 13th, 2013
Weve, the joint venture between the three major mobile network operators that is working to bring mobile payments services to market in the UK, has chosen customer interaction specialist The Logic Group as one of...
January 14th, 2013
Retail specialist Think&Go NFC has introduced a new version of its NFC Shopping system at the NRF tradeshow in New York. The system, launched in April 2011, is a cross-channel solution that offers shoppers extra...
January 11th, 2013
Koamtac has launched a compact portable Bluetooth barcode scanner designed to be used in conjunction with a smartphone or tablet computer. The KDC350 has a built-in display and keyboard and is available with NFC functionality...
December 17th, 2012
MasterCard has signed a strategic partnership agreement with C-Sam and also acquired a minority shareholding in the NFC mobile wallet and transaction platform provider. The move follows a deal the two companies signed in May...
December 12th, 2012
Mocapay has launched a platform that enables merchants to add mobile wallet capabilities to their mobile apps via a single API. Using Mocapay's API token solution, merchants can offer consumers the ability to select their...
December 12th, 2012
KT's MoCa combines payment cards, coupons and offers stored in the cloud with a mobile wallet app that allows consumers to make payments at merchants via traditional barcodes, QR codes or NFC — providing retailers with the flexibility to use their prefered choice of POS hardware to close the "last inch" at the point-of-sale.
December 12th, 2012
"Our goal is to create the m-payment standard within the retail sector, independent of any telephone operators and banks," says the head of Flash'n Pay, a new mobile wallet brand that has been created by one of the country's largest grocery retailers and is set to go head to head with the French carriers' NFC-based Cityzi service.
November 15th, 2012
The release of Android 4.2 sees support for Kovio's NFC Barcode printed tags added to the operating system. NFC Barcodes use silicon ink and thin film technology and hold the promise of ultra-low-cost tags that...
September 26th, 2012
Mobile barcode and NFC payments/offers start-up LevelUp has introduced a white label version of its service. "Lots of our partners have great brands, epic brands with some serious cult followings," says LevelUp's Seth Priebatsch. "They've...
September 12th, 2012
Shoppers at the French supermarket chain's Les Belles Feuilles branch in Paris will be able to use shelf-edge labels equipped with NFC tags to obtain details of each of 25,000 products on offer, scan items into their basket and then checkout by simply tapping their NFC phone to a reader attached to the retailer's cash register.
July 17th, 2012
The Australian bank has followed its Kaching mobile payments service with the launch of a point-of-sale application development platform that works with an Android-based POS terminal as well as an add-on for Apple iPhones and iPods and is designed to allow developers to add new types of features for merchants via mobile phone-style apps.
July 17th, 2012
The US NFC payments venture has produced a series of educational videos, designed to show consumers how to use the Isis Mobile Wallet in stores and how to add cards and offers, as it moves towards pilot launches in Austin and Salt Lake City.
June 28th, 2012
The new APIs will allow consumers to save offers directly from a merchant's website into Google Wallet and then redeem them at the point-of-sale via NFC, mobile barcodes or by simply showing the offer code to the sales assistant.
June 21st, 2012
The launch presentation for Windows Phone 8 shows how Microsoft plans to make its NFC mobile wallet more widely accepted than Google's, provides details of a forthcoming NFC-enabled Chase payments app and highlights a new deals platform and in-app purchasing technology that charges items to the user's default payment card.
June 12th, 2012
Video coverage of the launch of Apple's first mobile wallet app shows how it will enable developers to build mobile barcode-based ticketing, stored value, loyalty card and coupon apps for today's iPhones — and hints at how these apps could migrate to NFC in the future.
June 11th, 2012
Apple's forthcoming iOS 6 is to include a new app billed as "the simplest way to get all your passes in one place." Passbook, announced today at Apple's WWDC developer conference in San Francisco, looks...