20 August 2014


Balazs FejesEPAM Systems - Meilen

No More False Starts: Time For mPOS To Get Unified

19 August 2014  |  705 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The move to mobile point of sale (mobile POS) is radically changing the face of customer interactions and payments in certain sectors, particularly in retail, as both customers and merchants grow increasingly comfortable with the concept of mobile payments. According to a recent study from research firm IHL Group, mobile in retail is now a $7.8 ...

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Matt ScottWincor Nixdorf International GmbH - Bracknell

Will Host Card Emulation save NFC?

14 August 2014  |  1546 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Coexistence: Host Card Emulation supports the coexistence between the Secure Element issuance model and the HCE CloudSE and in-software approaches. This leaves an open-door to a shift in approaches or (commercial) attitudes towards eSE and USIM SE issuance. The offline/no-network problem – CloudSE solutions now offer the ability to support a lim...

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Tim BrewTim Brew Consulting - London

Size does matter!

14 August 2014  |  997 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Interesting isn't it that two of the worlds' largest regions, the US and the Euro Zone, both end up trailing the leaders in payment technology by years. In the US the roll out of EMV has finally k

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Martin GloorAbrantix Pty Ltd - Sydney

New payment methods in a global world?

31 July 2014  |  1743 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

In recent years, we have seen a lot of innovation in the payment space. It’s not just cash, credit card or cheques anymore. You pay for your coffee with your contactless card or mobile app. You do so...

Sean BowenPush Technology - London

Is The World Ready for The Internet of Things?

23 July 2014  |  1487 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Regardless of what business they are in, today’s IT leaders are under pressure to reduce costs while simultaneously improving service resilience, volume and quantity. This is not surprising given the ...

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Ilja IlitCapco - Bratislava

Contactless payments take-off in Slovakia

23 July 2014  |  1779 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

From a cold start to a bright future in less than six years! In 2008, a well-respected analyst house reported that “Europeans show little interest in contactless payments”. However, in 2013-2014, th...

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Ketharaman SwaminathanGTM360 Marketing Solutions - Pune

Cash in Hand Is Worth More Than Card In Bush

21 July 2014  |  1866 views  |  3  |  Recommends 2

There’s no shortage of studies about the hidden costs of cash. Take this recent HBR report for example. On the face of it, they all make a solid case for society to turn cashless from tomorrow. How...

Brendan DoyleCMS - Manchester

Prepare Now For Interest Rate Rises or Suffer Later

19 June 2014  |  1744 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Just two weeks ago, on the 3rd of June, I spoke at ATMIA’s European ATMs conference in London, and published a blog, on the subject of rising interest rates and the impact this will have on the ATM...

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Paul UnderwoodThames Card Technology - Essex

Cash is dying, mobile is crying, plastic is still the king

12 June 2014  |  4101 views  |  0  |  Recommends 2

For years the promise that ‘this will be the year of mobile payments’ has dominated industry news feeds. It’s true that mobile will eventually succeed the humble plastic card, but quite when remains t...

Ketharaman SwaminathanGTM360 Marketing Solutions - Pune

How Security Can Actually Cause Vulnerability

03 June 2014  |  2086 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

Security increases friction. That's not news. I've written a few blog posts - click here, and here - on this perennial tradeoff in payments. However, I recently realized that security measures can ...

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