Mobile payments – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:54:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Mobile payments – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Vietnam tops global growth for mobile payments https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/16/362321/vietnam-tops-global-growth-for-mobile-payments/ Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:19:40 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62321 Vietnam has recorded the highest growth in mobile payments in the past year, according to research by PwC. Singapore also saw strong growth, climbing 12 percentage points from 34% in 2018 to 46% in 2019. PwC says this highlights how efforts by mobile payments companies and its government – which began paving the way for […]

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NXP spells out NFC’s role in automated stores https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/12/362291/nxp-spells-out-nfcs-role-in-automated-stores/ Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:06:29 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62291 PARTNER NEWS: An RFID expert at NXP has explained how UHF RFID and NFC will be key building blocks in bringing about retail’s autonomous future in an article on the company’s website. “Retailers understand that making you wait to pay can be bad for business, so they’re finding ways to eliminate manned checkout stations,” says […]

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Singapore extends contactless transit payments with value-added services https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/10/362276/singapore-extends-contactless-transit-payments-with-value-added-services/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:52:18 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62276 Travellers in Singapore can now use their contactless Mastercard debit or credit card as a travel ticket on trains and buses while also improving the user experience through travel information sent directly to a smartphone app. The SimplyGo initiative was launched on 4 April by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) following a two year trial. […]

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One in eight contactless journeys in London now made with mobile phones https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/10/362280/one-in-eight-contactless-journeys-now-made-with-mobile-phones-in-london/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:33:13 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62280 “More than 21.6m journeys per week are made on London public transit using contactless payments. More than 53,000 new contactless cards or new mobile contactless payments enter the TfL each day, and one in eight contactless journeys come via Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, or other mobile wallet apps.”

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Bespoke shirtmaker to add payments to cuffs https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/09/362265/bespoke-shirtmaker-to-add-payments-to-cuffs/ Tue, 09 Apr 2019 14:24:42 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62265 A dress shirt which incorporates contactless payment technology in the cuff is set to go on sale this summer. The Cash Cuff shirt has been developed by Cambridge-based DressCode and links a smartphone app with a contactless payments module sewn into the shirt. A virtual credit card created within the module in the shirt allows […]

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Sainsbury’s: Mobile self-checkout drives higher shopper spending https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/04/362251/sainsburys-mobile-self-checkout-drives-higher-shopper-spending/ Thu, 04 Apr 2019 13:32:41 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62251 “We have an average basket spend in store and we were expecting it to be slightly lower than that, but actually it’s coming out higher… If they go into store and see a queue, they want to be quick and grab two things to get into the queue as quickly as possible. But now they […]

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Apple details ‘contactless’ Apple Card activation process in iOS 12.3 beta release https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/01/362185/contactless-apple-card-activation-process/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/04/01/362185/contactless-apple-card-activation-process/#respond Mon, 01 Apr 2019 11:36:09 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62185 Although the physical version of Apple’s new credit card does not include support for contactless transactions, cardholders will be able to activate it by simply placing it in close proximity to their iPhone, code in the latest iOS beta release suggests. “Since Apple Card only has a user’s name on it, no CVV or number, […]

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Apple Pay to be available in 40 countries this year https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/03/27/362162/apple-pay-to-be-available-in-40-countries-this-year/ Wed, 27 Mar 2019 12:41:30 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62162 Apple Pay is on track to be available in more than 40 countries this year, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed during the launch of the company’s new Apple Card this week. Apple Pay is also on target to surpass 10bn transactions in 2019, Cook added.

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Public Transport Victoria to add Myki transit cards to Google Pay https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/03/25/362105/public-transport-victoria-to-add-myki-transit-cards-to-google-pay/ Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:39:42 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62105 “Mobile Myki is a digital Myki on your Android phone. From Thursday 28 March 2019 it will be available on the Google Pay app… Mobile Myki uses all of the existing Myki gates and readers on Melbourne’s trams, at train stations and on Myki-enabled buses across Victoria. The new technology uses Google Pay on the […]

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Samsung Pay promotes mobile payments adoption with prize draw for UK users https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/03/25/362103/samsung-pay-promotes-mobile-payments-adoption-with-prize-draw-for-uk-users/ Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:35:59 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62103 “To enter the prize draw and be in with a chance to win, new and existing Samsung Pay users must enter the prize draw, then use Samsung Pay to make five transactions by 3 May 2019. Prizes include a 55-inch 2018 Q9F flagship QLED 4K television, a selection of 42mm Galaxy Watches and Samsung Level […]

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