Entries by Jordan

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London’s contactless Tube payment system is going global

Other cities will soon be able to use TfL technology to develop their own contactless payment systems. The contactless payment system used on London’s transport network will soon be modified for use in other cities. A deal between Transport for London (TfL) and transportation firm Cubic will see the latter adapt the contactless ticking system […]

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Visa: Most People Back Biometric Payments

Majority of people want to use biometrics when making payments, with fingerprints the favoured option. New research from Visa has revealed that a clear majority of people are in favour of combining biometrics with their payment process. The Visa Biometric Payments study surveyed over 14,000 consumers across seven European markets. And it comes at a […]

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Festival-goers snap up contactless technology as Qpal launches

QPAL, an Aberdeen-based start-up that has created an innovative technology solution for the events industry, officially launched on Saturday with its first successful deployment at a music and ale festival near Edinburgh. Aiming to enhance event experiences for both organisers and attendees, Qpal is bringing its innovative web application, which enables efficient, smart and cashless […]

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Contactless payments in vogue for Barclaycard and Topshop accessories

News: Card payments on the increase as mobile and contactless take off. Barclaycard and Topshop have teamed up on a range of contactless payment accessories. The NFC-enabled bracelets, phone cases and keychains come as part of the bPay collection that was launched in 2014. Users that have a UK registered Visa or MasterCard, debit or […]

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OT Enables Contactless Payment with Swatch in Switzerland

OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, announces a key partnership with Swatch, the renowned Swiss watchmaker and one of the world’s most popular brands, to provide contactless payment to customers in Switzerland. They will be able to pay with speed, security and convenience, just waving their stylish […]