Handheld NFC terminal packs a printer

Casio IT 9000 rugged handheld terminal with printer and NFC

The Casio IT-9000 is designed for applications that require on the spot printing, such as receipts for mobile retail transactions, receipts and tickets for public transportation, as well as for meter reading, proof of delivery and queue busting operations. More


Vivotech powers Cubic EMV reader

Vivotech and Cubic

Vivotech‘s EMV and NFC payments software is now being used in Cubic Transportation Systems‘ new Tri-Reader 3 contactless readers, after the two companies signed a licensing and development agreement in 2009... More


Survey reports on consumer attitudes to next-gen loyalty

The Logic Group

“There is undoubtedly consumer appetite for using new technologies when the benefits are made clear,” says Ipsos Mori boss Simon Atkinson. “For consumers who are worried about embracing technology changes, and the older generation in particular, the answer is likely to lie in offering existing services in tandem with new.” More


Zapa returns with €1.1m investment

Zapa CEO and investor Brendan McDonagh

Irish NFC specialist Zapa Technology, which ran into financial difficulties last month, is back in business with new investment led by technology entrepreneur Brendan McDonagh (pictured), who has become the company’s new CEO... More







Art lovers rate exhibits with NFC

STRP 2011

Visitors to the STRP Festival in the Netherlands can use NFC phones to tag exhibits with keywords, share their experience via social media, rate individual exhibits and create a personalised poster incorporating their favourite experiences. More


Dubai cinemas get NFC promos

Nokia N9 NFC phone users in Dubai are being offered free cinema ticket and popcorn vouchers for tapping their phone on smart posters and display stands located in the foyer of selected Vox Cinemas... More


EU raises m-payments concerns

The lack of a “concrete European framework” for mobile payments means “the largest and most promising global m-payment initiatives are currently launched outside Europe,” according to a European Commission document that Bloomberg News has obtained... More







Reply adds ‘tap to buy’ payments

Italian technology provider Reply has unveiled Hi Credits, a new service that lets consumers make purchases by scanning a 2D barcode displayed on a merchant’s mobile phone, or printed on a wide variety of promotional media, or by tapping an NFC tag... More


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