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    Verifone launches acoustic payments in Philadelphia

    June 18th, 2014

    POS maker Verifone has expanded its Way2Ride mobile payments service to Philadelphia, allowing taxi users in the US city to pay for their journey using a sound-based proximity mobile communications technology. Way2Ride works in conjunction with Verifone’s… More

    Vogue tries NFC in New York taxis

    October 8th, 2013

    Fashion magazine Vogue has become the first brand to make use of interactive NFC screens installed in New York taxi cabs by Creative Mobile Technologies. The three week campaign ran in August 2013 and enabled… More

    Blue Bite puts NFC ads into 5,000 US taxis

    May 16th, 2013

    Taxi ad network Creative Mobile Technologies has agreed a deal with NFC marketing specialist Blue Bite to use its mTag platform for advertising in 5,000 US cabs. Passengers see video or static messages on CMT’s… More

    Blue Bite reports results of US NFC marketing campaign

    February 1st, 2012

    A campaign for travel app HotelTonight, which combined promotional videos shown on digital screens with the ability to download the app via NFC, QR code, Bluetooth or WiFi, saw a small but promising number of interactions via NFC, says the mobile marketing platform provider. More

    Cubic gets EMV transit approval

    October 21st, 2011

    Transport ticketing specialist Cubic has received EMV approval for its Tri-Reader 3, which can process all industry standard contactless smart cards as well as payments made with NFC mobile phones. The Tri-Reader 3 is now being used in a 12-month pilot of open loop payments on mass transit in Philadelphia and on London Buses.

    NJ Transit to enable Google Wallet users to buy tickets with NFC

    October 19th, 2011

    New Jersey Transit has become the first public transportation operator to announce plans to enable travellers to pay for fares with Google Wallet-enabled NFC phones. More

    Philly to go ticketless

    October 12th, 2011

    Commuters in Philadelphia, USA, could be paying for ticketless travel with contactless bank cards and NFC mobile phones within three years. Rail, subway, tram and bus operator Septa is expected to award a US$100m contract for a contactless fare payment system later this month, reports Philly.com.