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V.me

News about V.me and NFC.

Visa Europe forecasts breakout year for NFC

January 16th, 2013

“The year ahead will see us putting mobile contactless payments into consumers’ hands and introducing digital wallets on a mass scale,” says Peter Ayliffe, chief executive of Visa Europe, as the payments network predicts there will be 40 mobile contactless payments issuers in Europe in 2013. More

Bank of America adds V.me

November 29th, 2012

Bank of America has joined a fast growing list of banks announcing support for Visa’s V.me digital wallet service. Last month Visa unveiled details of fifty US banks that will promote V.me to their customers. BBVA in Spain and RBS in the UK have also signed up for the service.

RBS adopts Visa’s V.me

November 28th, 2012

The UK’s RBS Group is currently testing Visa’s V.me digital wallet ahead of a full rollout in 2013. RBS’ Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest banks are also working with Visa Europe on an NFC payments service called TouchPay.

Visa signs up 50 financial institutions for V.me digital wallet

November 13th, 2012

Cardholders can use V.me at 23 merchants today to make payments online by entering just a username and password. In-store payment capabilities are expected to be added in 2013. More

Visa to launch V.me digital wallet in UK, France and Spain

April 30th, 2012

“Our intention is that V.me will ultimately be able to incorporate any or all of our new payment technologies, allowing our members to deliver the best possible payments experience whether face-to-face, online or in a mobile environment,” says Visa Europe’s Mariano Dima. More

Visa US offers mobile services

February 10th, 2012

Visa has added mobile services to its Visa DPS issuer processing platform. The new features, developed by Monitise, allow US financial institutions to offer account holders the ability to monitor account history and balances, transfer funds between accounts and receive near real time transaction alerts on their mobile devices. Additional services including support for NFC payments, mobile check deposit, mobile offers and Visa’s V.me digital wallet are in development.

Visa unveils V.me wallet brand

November 16th, 2011

The payments giant’s digital wallet is to be called ‘V.me’ and will launch in 2012 as a payment system for online transactions, with NFC at the point of sale and targeted rewards, offers and coupons set to follow. More