contactless payments

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contactless payments

A payment method that transmits the user's bank or credit card data to a terminal via a radio frequency (RF) method. The primary contactless payment technology is near field communication (NFC), which is used by payments systems such as Apple Pay and Android Pay. See contactless and contactless smart card.
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Global Banking News-June 21, 2013--Gemalto launches contactless card in Latvia(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
Shoppers in the UK can now pay for purchases of up to GBP20 using contactless card technology.
The Company reported that ViVOtech had designed and manufactured the most efficient and consumer friendly NFC-powered contactless card reader to activate its e-Port technology when installed in vending machines.
The contract is for a customizer contactless card that carries the electrical personalization service, graphic printing, electrical charging of contracts and direct mail.
With this new payment service, the bank is driving contactless card innovation in Spain and can offer new services to its 10.
Understanding where NFC and contactless card growth intersect and influence each other is important for the future of the contactless industry.
A combination of SecuRead and the SecureKey technology in a smartphone or tablet allows these devices to support strong two-factor authentication using a contactless credential on a smartphone or contactless card.
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Complementing its increasing line of advanced payment solutions, UIC is pleased to announce the addition of the new UIC680 Contactless card reader module.
Oberthur points to contactless card initiatives underway in 10 major sports stadiums as well as a number of fast food chains; as high profile showcases for the benefits of contactless technology.
NYSE: PAY) announced today that its first external contactless card acceptance device, the QX100, has been certified by Visa and MasterCard as conforming with their respective contactless payment systems, Visa Contactless and MasterCard PayPass.
Visa Contactless technology enables customers to make a purchase by simply holding their Visa Contactless card near a secure reader at checkout instead of swiping it.
G&D's newest StarCL v2 contactless card product line for the U.