NFC – 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, 12 Dec 2018 13:38:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png NFC – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Bayern Munich adds NFC ticketing for Apple users at Allianz Arena https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/12/358759/bayern-munich-nfc-ticketing-apple-allianz-arena/ Wed, 12 Dec 2018 13:38:55 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58759 Fans of one of Europe’s top soccer clubs will be able to use the NFC functionality in their iPhone or Apple Watch to gain admittance to games at the team’s home stadium from 19 December. They will also be able to use Apple Pay to make purchases at kiosks and fan shops throughout the Allianz […]

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The world’s biggest electronics store uses NFC tags to let shoppers self-checkout on their mobile phones https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/11/358739/worlds-biggest-electronics-store-uses-nfc-tags-to-let-shoppers-self-checkout-on-their-mobile-phones/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:53:25 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58739 MediaMarktSaturn, Europe’s largest consumer electronics retailer, is piloting a mobile self-checkout service that lets customers add products to their shopping basket by tapping the NFC tag included in the digital price tags of more than 100,000 products on sale at its Hamburg city centre store. “Lengthy queues at the checkout cost customers time and retailers […]

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Google Pay goes live in France https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/11/358725/google-pay-goes-live-in-france/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:35:27 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58725 Google Pay is now live in France, with support for Boon, Boursarama Banque debit and credit cards, Edenred Ticket Restaurant cards, Lydia prepaid Mastercards, N26 Mastercard debit cards and Revolut Mastercards. With the launch in France, Google Pay is now available in 28 countries: Americas: Brazil, Canada, Chile and the United States. Asia Pacific: Australia, […]

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EU antitrust chief ‘could review’ Apple Pay https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/11/358727/eu-antitrust-chief-could-review-apple-pay/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:24:41 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58727 “EU regulators looked into Apple’s mobile payment service and found it was not market-dominant but they could review it again if they receive formal complaints, Europe’s antitrust chief said on Monday… Critics say that an NFC chip embedded in the Apple iPhone means that Apple Pay is automatically selected when an iPhone user pays for […]

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Apple Pay goes live in Germany https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/11/358716/apple-pay-goes-live-in-germany/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:08:40 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58716 Apple Pay is now live in Germany for customers of Deutsche Bank, Hanseatic Bank, HypoVereinsbank/UniCredit, Fidor Bank, Comdirect, N26 and Bunq. The service is also available to customers of O2 Banking, Ticket Restaurant Edenred and VimPay plus Boon and American Express cardholders. Both Visa and Mastercard credit and debit cards are supported. Google Pay has […]

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EU citizens report bugs in UK government NFC passport reading app https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/11/358713/eu-citizens-report-bugs-in-uk-government-nfc-passport-reading-app/ Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:29:49 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58713 People taking part in the pilot test of an NFC app developed by the UK government to make it easy for EU citizens to apply for settled status following Brexit have reported a number of bugs, including multiple issues related to NFC passport scanning. “Home Office efforts to launch a phone app for EU nationals […]

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Brunei’s largest bank to use Rambus’ Token Service Provider platform to secure mobile payment transactions https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/06/358684/bruneis-largest-bank-to-use-rambus-token-service-provider-platform-to-secure-mobile-payment-transactions/ Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:08:41 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58684 PARTNER NEWS: Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD), the largest bank in Brunei, is to use Rambus’ Token Service Provider platform to add security to its HCE mobile payments service. “The Rambus TSP solution helps secure the BIBD Nexgen mobile banking app, allowing customers to digitize their cards and send payments without revealing any sensitive payment […]

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HID Global enables workers to log in with NFC mobile phones https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/04/358670/hid-global-enables-workers-to-log-in-with-nfc-mobile-phones/ Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:56:41 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58670 PARTNER NEWS — “The HID Crescendo Mobile solution provides organizations seeking to eliminate passwords with a solution that combines the high security of physical authenticators with the usability of a mobile solution. Crescendo Mobile works similarly to, and is compatible with, highly secure Crescendo smart cards; however, rather than inserting a separate device into a […]

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Target begins accepting NFC payments in San Francisco https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/03/358651/target-begins-accepting-nfc-payments-in-san-francisco/ Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:29:09 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58651 “On Twitter this week, users have reported that they are able to check out with Apple Pay at a Target store in San Francisco, specifically the Metreon location. Users say that despite Target’s resistance to the feature in the past, the terminals at this San Francisco store are NFC-enabled and work with Apple Pay. Additionally, […]

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Apple Pay goes live in Belgium and Kazakhstan https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/03/358641/apple-pay-goes-live-in-belgium-and-kazakhstan/ Mon, 03 Dec 2018 10:01:22 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58641 “For the moment, Apple Pay is exclusive to BNP Paribas Fortis, along with its subsidiaries Hello Bank and Fintro, for both Mastercard and Visa-based cards… The support for Apple Pay in Kazakhstan has started with Eurasian Bank for Mastercard customers. Apple’s list of participating banks and credit issuers that support Apple Pay also includes ATFBank, […]

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