This 104-page special report from the NFC World team examines the latest payments trends and technologies from around the world, with veiws from Starbucks, Pizza Hut, Barclaycard, Swatch, Frost & Sullivan, CaixaBank, ABN Amro, Nordea and more.
Rapid change in the payments market is leading to commerce experiences that are more seamless in nature and more convenient for the end user, writes Pizza Hut’s director of digital ventures Meysam Moradpour.
Demonetisation, the Indian government initiative to cut the use of cash, has boosted the adoption of digital payments in a country where cash has traditionally been king.
The Swatch Bellamy with its integrated NFC payments function was a natural addition to the Swiss watchmaker’s line-up, according to creative director Carlo Giordanetti.
Tokenization can now be considered an essential enabler for expanding the commerce world, says Rob Macmillan from Proxama, as the promise of the Internet of Things continues to drive the growth of payment-enabled devices.
This five-page white paper from Antelop Solutions makes the case for putting security at the heart of HCE solutions and provides insight into the key security issues facing NFC mobile payment providers.
ABN Amro’s road to developing its host card emulation (HCE) based mobile payments service has been long, complex and full of technical challenges, but the consumer response now it has launched has been outstanding, says Jos van de Kerkhof, senior product manager for the ABN Amro Wallet.
Mobile payments are the best example of how technology can add value to traditional banking services, according to Matteo Fermi, head of mobile at CaixaBank Payments.
CSOB launched its HCE-based NFC mobile payments service in June 2016, but this is just the start of the bank’s wider mobile wallet ambitions, writes innovation manager Jan Nezbeda.
This 14-page white paper from the NFC Forum lays out the benefits to public transport operators (PTOs) of implementing NFC technology, and the importance of guaranteed interoperability between NFC-enabled devices and mobile ticketing systems.
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