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    Metrolink to deploy mobile ticketing across Southern California

    January 26th, 2016

    Passengers on Southern California’s Metrolink rail system will soon be able to pay for tickets on their smartphone and validate them at barcode readers on station turnstiles. The service will use Masabi’s JustRide platform and will be deployed in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties, as well as Oceanside in San Diego County. “Mobile tickets will be made available for travel across all of Metrolink’s seven lines and nearly 60 stations by the fall,” Masabi says.

    MasterCard partners with Masabi

    January 15th, 2015

    MasterCard has announced a global partnership that will combine its payment technology with Masabi’s JustRide mobile ticketing platform. “The first city to benefit from this alliance will be Athens, where passengers of the Greek capital’s transit systems are now able to use an innovative mobile solution to pay their fare,” MasterCard says. Masabi is active in a number of cities including New York, London and San Diego.

    iCashTV adds NFC to in-store advertising platform

    July 29th, 2013

    iCashTV, an in-store digital advertising network for check cashing and currency exchange offices, is introducing Blue Bite’s mTag NFC platform across the US. The NFC tags will be located next to teller windows at hundreds… More

    Motorola eyes NFC finger locks

    April 20th, 2012

    Motorola is to use fingerprint biometrics in future NFC handsets to eliminate PIN locks on mobile wallets. The Google-owned phone maker, which already builds handsets with built-in finger scanners, told Brief Mobile of the move at a presentation at the University of California in San Diego.

    Zenius wins Disruptathon

    October 14th, 2011

    NFC software specialist Zenius Solutions beat six other entrants to win the CTIA’s Disruptathon Mobile Enterprise innovation contest in San Diego on October 12. The firm’s NFC-based mobile payments offering picked up nods for most unique offer, best business model and most disruptive product and took home a US$20,000 first prize package.