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NFC Mobile Payment Platform Launch

Helixion, the NFC mobile payment specialists, has today announced the launch of its lok-MPL mobile payments platform. lok-MPL is a complete multi-scheme application platform for mobile NFC payments. Already in use by 12 major banks and financial institutions throughout Europe, the lok-MPL platform is the first to enable the creation of mobile payment applications that operate across any digital wallet, any payment scheme, any phone and any secure element. “The NFC mobile payments is set to explode over the next few years. Financial services companies and mobile network operators are extremely keen to be able to monetise NFC mobile payment services. We believe that the official launch of the lok-MPL is a step forward for the marketplace delivering tangible benefits for businesses looking to move their mobile payment strategies forward,” said Sue Balatoni, Managing Director at Helixion. The … Read entire article »

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Coop and Migros plan NFC applications in Switzerland

Coop, Migros and ZVV want next year to introduce contactless payment: With NFC technology to customers to pay with their mobile phone. Play count, photograph, surf, plan routes, manage contacts, lists, send messages and even phone calls: The mobile phone has become multipurpose. When it comes to various major Swiss companies, will next year added an additional function: Pay. Sunrise and Swisscom will launch next year, the payment via cell phone, the report “NZZ am Sonntag”. This is possible because companies like Coop, Migros and the Zurich Transport Authority (CRVO) their card terminals on NFC switch and thus a sufficiently large offer for the telcos is created. While there is NFC (Near Field Communications) for some time, but until today there are only about 3,500 such terminals, such as kiosks or Valora McDonald’s … Read entire article »

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NFC Technology Under Scrutiny By French Authorities

Sécurité des cartes bancaires sans contact According to a public statement made available on the French Data Protection Authority’s website, NFC contactless credit card technology is being audited by the French Authority (Public statement in French can be found at: http://www.cnil.fr/la-cnil/actualite/article/article/securite-des-cartes-bancaires-sans-contact-expertise-en-cours/) … Read entire article »

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PayByPhone Adds NFC to Mobile Payments for Ottawa’s Parking Spaces

Ottawa becomes the first Canadian city to incorporate Near Field Communications for parking VANCOUVER BC, April 26 2012 –  PayByPhone, a leading international provider of systems for parking and urban mobility payments is pleased to announce Ottawa as the latest major North American city to implement its popular cell phone payment method for parking. PayByPhone parking allows drivers to pay for and extend their parking time using a mobile app, online, or calling a local phone number. Ottawa is the first Canadian city to incorporate near field communication (NFC) and QR code features for its parking payments. “We’re pleased to be the first Canadian city to offer a NFC option to PayByPhone users,” said Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson. “The City of Ottawa is always looking at ways to provide better service to … Read entire article »

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NFC Enabled Vending Machines

Pepi Food Systems has planned a rollout of NFC enabled vending machines in all of their units by the end of 2012. Together with USA Technologies, cashless vending machines are coming to a corner near you… MALVERN, Pa., Apr 18, 2012 – USA Technologies, Inc., a leader of wireless, cashless payment and M2M telemetry solutions for self-serve, small-ticket retailing industries, today announced that its customer, Pepi Food Services (“Pepi”), has signed an agreement to go 100 percent cashless by the end of 2012. Using USA Technologies ePort Connect(R) cashless payment and telemetry service, Pepi plans to convert its entire vending machine base to 100 percent cashless three years ahead of Pepi’s original plan. Pepi Food Services, based out of Dothan, Alabama, is a leader in the vending and food services arena. Two years ago, … Read entire article »

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