Pilot – 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, 20 Feb 2019 14:06:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Pilot – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Lloyds Bank to pay retailers to offer cash withdrawals to customers https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/02/19/361696/lloyds-bank-to-pay-retailers-to-offer-cash-withdrawals-to-customers/ Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:13:12 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61696 “There are tens of thousands of local high street shops which have the infrastructure in place to offer a cashback service but may not see it as a viable option — especially without a purchase — as they do not receive a fee for providing cashback… We need to make it more viable for them […]

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Banco de Mexico to pilot national mobile payments service https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/02/19/361692/banco-de-mexico-to-pilot-national-mobile-payments-service/ Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:02:16 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=61692 “Mexico’s new leftist government is betting on financial technology to help lift people out of poverty… It is planning a digital payments system run and built by the central bank that will allow Mexicans to make and receive payments through their smartphones free of charge. A pilot roll-out for the platform, known as CoDi, is […]

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Blockchain mobile payments pilot to go live in Mongolia https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/01/16/359019/blockchain-mobile-payments-pilot-to-go-live-in-mongolia/ Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:48:24 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=59019 “The pilot programme in Nalaikh City will launch with two main features: peer-to-peer (P2P) payments to allow instant transfer among users of different banks, and mobile payments to build the infrastructure for secure, contactless payments… The programme is set to launch within the next six months.”

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ABN Amro rolls out wearable payments on rings, watches and bracelets https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/01/15/358993/abn-amro-rolls-out-wearable-payments-on-rings-watches-and-bracelets/ Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:30:26 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58993 Customers of Dutch bank ABN Amro can now connect a wide range of Mastercard-certified wearables to their bank account and use them to make both standard, low value contactless payments and also, by entering a PIN at the point of sale, higher value transactions beyond the contactless limit as well. ABN Amro is the first […]

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UN agency to pilot biometric cards for migrants https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/12/19/358794/un-agency-to-pilot-biometric-cards-for-migrants/ Wed, 19 Dec 2018 12:25:31 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58794 “The pilot activities will evaluate the concepts, performance and viability of biometric system-on-card technology when deployed in three different migrant and foreign worker environments, namely visa card, cross border card and migrant camp card. There are close to 260m migrants globally, with 75m of those across Asia, many of whom are undocumented or displaced and […]

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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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PNC Bank to offer dynamic CVV cards to commercial customers https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/11/13/358507/pnc-bank-dynamic-cvv-cards/ Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:56:58 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58507 PNC Bank is piloting dynamic CVV cards that use an e-ink screen on the reverse of the card to display a continuously updated three-digit CVV security code. The US-based bank plans to begin offering the cards to its Treasury Management division’s commercial cardholders in early 2019. PNC is using cards based on Visa’s Dynamic CVV2 […]

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Intesa Sanpaolo pilots contactless biometric payment card in Italy https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/11/08/358493/intesa-sanpaolo-pilots-contactless-biometric-payment-card-in-italy/ Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:54:28 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58493 Italy’s Intesa Sanpaolo bank has announced Europe’s first pilot test of a contactless biometric payment card. The sixteen week trial will make use of a Mastercard branded card and take place in three cities — Turin, Milan and Rome. Mastercard revealed last month that it was working on a contactless biometric card “to be ready […]

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7-Eleven pilots mobile self-checkout in 14 US stores https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/11/06/358467/7-eleven-pilots-mobile-self-checkout-in-14-us-stores/ Tue, 06 Nov 2018 16:34:23 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58467 Convenience store giant 7-Eleven is piloting a mobile self-checkout service in 14 stores in the Dallas area, just two months after it began accepting contactless and mobile payments across its 8,000+ US stores. To use the service, customers need to download the 7-Eleven mobile app and join the retailer’s 7Rewards loyalty program. The Scan & […]

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Commonwealth Bank to test ‘smart money’ that knows what it can be spent on https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/10/11/358328/commonwealth-bank-to-test-smart-money-that-knows-what-it-can-be-spent-on/ Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:15:32 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=58328 Australia’s Commonwealth Bank is to pilot a new type of ‘smart money’ that can be pre-programmed with a set of conditions that define what it can be spent on, who it can be spent by and when it can be spent. The bank is teaming up with Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the […]

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