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AcCells makes breakthrough for contactless m-payments

AcCells and mChek have announced "a patent-pending breakthrough for contactless payments". According to the two companies, by "combining service initiation by AcCells mID and transaction authorization with the mChek SIM Toolkit, the solution presents a...

Gemalto extends service for Singapore’s NFC pilot

More than 750 merchant locations across Singapore are participating in the three-month pilot, which was launched in May 2009. Up to 300 selected Citi M1 Visa Platinum card members have been invited to join....

Georgia launches multi-app contactless card

Oberthur has launched a new Visa payWave contactless payment program with the People's Bank in Tbilisi, Georgia. The bank's 'Voyage Card' combines contact 'Chip and PIN' payment with Visa's payWave contactless payment application, enabling the...

LA Metro selects NXP

NXP has announced that Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) is the world's first transport operator to implement NXP's MIFARE Plus contactless technology for its automatic fare collection infrastructure. LA Metro, which already...

NFC Forum announces two new specifications

The NFC Forum has announced the release of two candidate specifications that further the integration, implementation and standards interpretation of NFC technology. The NFC Digital Protocol specification addresses the digital protocol for NFC-enabled device communication,...

NFC world’s first industry standard chip

NXP has unveiled what it claims is the world's first truly industry standard NFC controller, delivering a fully compliant platform for handset manufacturers and operators to introduce next generation NFC devices and services. The new...

The EPC and GlobalPlatform sign MOU for contactless ecosystem

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed between the decision making body of the European payments industry, the European Payments Council (EPC) and GlobalPlatform, the international specification body for smart card infrastructure, to...

Wright Express completes NFC m-payment pilot

Wright Express has announced that its multi-city NFC mobile payment pilot with Sheetz and ViVOtech has been successfully completed. During the trial, drivers used their Sheetz Fleet Business Advantage card loaded into their specially enabled...

Dubai First’ to launch NFC in region

Dubai First and du, the UAE's integrated telecom services provider, have announced a joint partnership for the launch of the first NFC-based pilot programme for mobile payments in the Middle East and North Africa...

Commonwealth installs contactless payment readers

According to reports in Australian papers, Commonwealth Bank will install 5000 contactless payment readers across Australia by Q4 2009, as it takes the lead in what is shaping as a new battleground in Australia. The...

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Payment industry history with first AES DUKPT key management implementation

Verifone says it has implemented AES DUKPT with its end-to-end encryption solution, VeriShield Total Protect, its Engage family of payment devices, and Carbon 8 & 10. Co-designed by Verifone, AES DUKPT...
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