News stories featuring Thales:
November 2nd, 2016
More than half of US consumers (60%) are currently using a method of digital payment with the most popular proving to be PayPal, used by 51%, a study conducted by Thales in conjunction with Wakefield Research reveals. Apple Pay came in second with 11%, followed by Google Wallet (7%), Android Pay (6%), Chase Pay (6%), Samsung Pay (5%) and Venmo (3%). “88% of respondents reported they would discontinue using digital payments if they personally fell victim to cybercriminal activities as a result of a data breach,” the survey finds.
July 16th, 2015
An alliance has been launched which aims to develop a global standard for people to buy public transport tickets in cities around the world on their mobile devices, using a single application, and verify the…
April 14th, 2014
Thales Group has unveiled its Immersive Business Class Seat, an airline seating concept that uses NFC to enable passengers to use their mobile phone to set their comfort and entertainment preferences before boarding. “The NFC…
September 26th, 2012
Auckland Transport, Telecom New Zealand and financial services group Westpac have announced they are now ready to begin their first NFC field trial. Announced in April, the trial is being run in collaboration with Gemalto,…
April 30th, 2012
The pilot follows the announcement that New Zealand’s mobile network operators are to partner with the operator of the country’s debit card and ATM networks to introduce a central TSM platform.
March 23rd, 2012
Italian mobile network operator Wind has begun an internal NFC pilot, in collaboration with Samsung. Wind employees taking part in the trial are being equipped with a Samsung Galaxy S II NFC phone they can use to…
February 27th, 2012
The Italian mobile network operator is to work with French technology cluster Pole SCS on the development of a range of innovative NFC services which will be introduced first in the city of Milan from later this year.
February 16th, 2012
The Thales OR 500 is a new reader designed for the transportation ticketing market that works with both traditional contactless transit cards and EMV bank cards. “The 500 series can be integrated in greenfield projects or as an upgrade in any regional or nationwide fare collection systems,” says the company. The first validator equipped with the OR 500 will be available by the end of 2012.
August 23rd, 2011
The new solution is designed to make it easy for card issuers to prepare and encrypt customer data so that it can be sent securely over-the-air to cardholders’ NFC phones.
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