Parking payments specialist HonkMobile has unveiled a ‘virtual parking meter’ that uses Apple Pay’s new support for NFC tags to let iPhone users tap an NFC sticker to quickly make a payment via Apple Pay — without first needing to download an app or register for a service... More
Dairy Queen, Bonobos, Panera Bread, Yogurtland, Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches, Dave & Buster’s, Caribou Coffee plus Bird and PayByPhone are all working on projects that use Apple’s Core NFC tag reading capabilities to make it easier for consumers to sign up for their services, Apple Pay boss Jennifer Bailey has revealed... More
US consumers will be given exclusive offers and discounts on purchases when they choose to make a payment using Apple Pay in stores across the Hayes Valley Shopping District and San Francisco Marina as part of Apple’s Lose your Wallet promotion... More
Volkswagen Financial Services AG, the financial services division of German vehicle manufacturer Volkswagen Group, has bought mobile payment platform PayByPhone to “highly increase” its involvement in mobile payments around the world and to establish a “separate business field around the theme of parking”... More
The New York City Department of Transportation is to pilot test PayByPhone‘s mobile payments system, which is already live in San Francisco, Miami, London and Vancouver, in an 18 block area of the Belmont Business Improvement District in the Bronx... More
Drivers in Oakland, California can now pay for their parking by tapping their NFC phone on any of the city’s on-street parking meters... More
The British town of Tunbridge Wells has become the first in the UK to allow drivers to pay for their parking with an NFC mobile phone... More
NXP is to showcase NFC applications from six partners at its booth at the Mobile World Congress next week:... More
All of the city’s 30,800 parking meters are being equipped with NFC stickers that allow drivers to pay for parking with their NFC phones, get a reminder when their parking time runs out and add extra parking time wherever they are. More
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