Cover: "From MagicBand to Ocean Medallion: Using interactive devices to unlock next-generation guest experiences"

From MagicBand to Ocean Medallion: Using interactive devices to unlock next-generation guest experiences

The world’s largest leisure travel company is introducing a new cruise experience that makes use of the Ocean Medallion, a small, in-house designed device that supports both NFC and Bluetooth Low Energy and acts as a guest’s key to a wide range of personalized, next generation services on board the company’s cruise ships.

Covershot: What is Apple Pay and How Does it Work?

What is Apple Pay and how does it work?

This newly updated 12-page primer explains in clear and simple terms how Apple’s NFC-based mobile payment system works and makes an ideal fast introduction to Apple Pay for executives that are new to mobile payments.

What's New in Payments, Volume Two

What’s New in Payments, Volume Two

This second volume of What’s New in Payments features in-depth articles on the mobile payments market in China, the rise of mobile money, the potential of mobile-only banks, the bank of the future, the role of the IoT and artificial intelligence in payments, the retailer wallet opportunity, the market in Russia and the challenges and possibilities created by Europe’s new PSD2 regulations.

Mobile-only banks: A new frontier for mobile networks

Mobile-only banks: A new frontier for mobile networks

The mobile banking and payments market has grown exponentially in the past few years, says Orange’s Marc Rennard, and the opportunity “has not been ignored by the mobile operators, with many taking an active role since the beginning of the millennium, often targeting very specific use-cases as a means of carving a niche for themselves,” […]

Connected living: How the IoT and AI will change the face of payments

Connected living: How the IoT and AI will change the face of payments

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the power to completely transform the in-store payment and shopping experience and retailers must now ask themselves how they can use this technology to bring new and meaningful experiences to their customers, says Wirecard’s executive vice president of mobile services Jörn Leogrande.

Vritti from Mahindra Comviva

May 2017 edition of Mahindra Comviva’s Vritti magazine

This latest issue of Mahindra Comviva’s quarterly magazine Vritti looks at the trends and technologies driving the next wave of mobile payments and digital commerce and includes articles about conversational commerce, the use of biometrics in payments and ways to address the gender gap in the uptake of mobile money.

Let's talk payments: How conversational commerce will shape the way we pay

Let’s talk payments: How conversational commerce will shape the way we pay

Rising consumer demand for efficient and personalised interactions with banks and retailers has led to a surge in the development of digital assistants and chatbots, writes Barclaycard’s managing director of future payments Nick Kerigan and director of future payments Sanjaya Shrestha.

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