Suncorp Bank has chosen to use QR codes over NFC technology for simplicity as part of its new QuickShare feature of its mobile banking app, citing iOS market share as a reason to avoid contactless NFC technology.
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Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) explains why contactless payment technology has been so slow to gain traction in Australia.
The amount spent using contactless payment technology in the UK is five times higher than one year ago, but the technology has yet to catch on in a big way.
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Strong government emphasis on NFC-based payment technology and partner relationships convince American Express to partner EZ-Link to introduce its contactless prepaid card here.
The bank has rolled out a swathe of technology initiatives, including in-branch video conferencing and a NFC contactless payment trial on Android phones, to improve customer experience.
Chip and PIN and contactless payment options are on their way for EFTPOS, with the company in the process of revamping its technology.
Barclay's latest NFC effort aims to make it easier for those without near-field communications technology in their phones to make contactless payments.
Apple has today filed a major patent that sees the company stamp its name on technology that allows users to pay for items using an embedded, contactless payment-enabled, near-field communications (NFC) chip.
SD card manufacturers are working with the smartcard industry body GlobalPlatform to help turn phones and other gadgets into secure digital wallets.The SD Association, which represents hundreds of companies ranging from Kingston Digital to Apple, said on Wednesday that it was collaborating with GlobalPlatform to add support for near-field communication (NFC) contactless authentication technology to Secure Digital (SD) standards.
After ANZ Bank concluded a trial of contactless, phone-based Near Field Communication (NFC) payments in April, the bank has revealed it won't be pursuing the technology in its current form.
Woolworths said today that it intends to roll out contactless card payment terminals across all of its brands using Visa's payWave technology.
Privacy watchdogs and industry bodies have signed up to a European Commission agreement to protect data in devices using RFID technology, commonly used in smartcards
The technology provider behind the NSW e-ticketing push has revealed that the city's 6000 buses will be the last to receive contactless ticketing.
Google is teaming up with Citigroup and MasterCard in order to deliver near-field communication payment options to owners of Android handsets, according to reports.The contactless near-field communication (NFC) technology would allow users to make payments for small items in shops simply by waving their handset in front of a small reader device at the checkout.
Following a roll-out of contactless payment terminals across its hardware business Bunnings Warehouse late last year, Coles is looking at a wider implementation of the technology.
The companies behind T-Mobile, Vodafone, Orange and O2 have pledged that, by 2012, they will introduce services for near-field communications, the technology that powers contactless payments
Inside Secure's Open NFC 4.2 will aim to provide an API that will let third parties implement near-field communication technology for contactless payments across a range of Android 2.3 handsets
The mobile phone operator has announced plans to launch mobile wallet app later in 2011, which will eventually incorporate near-field communications technology for contactless payments
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