Eye media to equip its out-of-home media sites to support SMS, NFC, AR and QR Code campaigns

POSTED BY on Jun 1 under Mobile & Web News, QR Codes

Eye, an Australia-based media, is to equip its out-of-home sites in the US, the UK, New Zealand and Australia to support SMS, NFC, AR and QR Codes campaigns. The Eye media announced that it has begun the converting process on the airports, universities and shopping centers, using Amplify technology platform, developed by the company. The [...]

Yekaterinburg with built-in NFC service in the public transport

POSTED BY on May 31 under Mobile & Web News

The city of Yekaterinburg is now with a built-in NFC and SIM + antenna add-ons that work with every standard mobile phone and it will provide the customers the ability to store metro, tram and bus tickets on their handsets. Megafon, the Russian mobile network operator has launched the technology in the fourth largest city [...]

Toulouse-Blagnac Airport with NFC technology

POSTED BY on May 23 under Mobile & Web News

The Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France is planning to test a new service that will allow passengers to access their departure gates, check-in and pass through controlled areas by using an NFC-enabled smartphone. The Airport is in partnership with Orange, BlackBerry and SITA. The trial is planned to launch this summer with 50 selected passengers using [...]

Barclays to release a new version of Pingit

POSTED BY on May 17 under Mobile & Web News

Barclays has improved its Pingit peer-to-peer mobile payment application, by removing the cap on business payments and including features like QR Code scanning, integrating current accounts and user-friendly features for handling multiple phone numbers and joint accounts.   The new version of the application is dealing with a number of user complains about the limited [...]

Dublin theater installed a contactless payment terminal

POSTED BY on May 15 under Mobile & Web News

The Bord Gais Energy theater in Dublin became the first live entertainment location in Ireland that installed a contactless payment reader. A special terminal has been placed in the theater and will allow customers to make contactless transactions up to £12 with a tap of their contactless-enabled bank cards. The reader is provided by the [...]

American Express announced partnership with Isis Mobile Wallet service

POSTED BY on May 14 under Mobile & Web News

American Express in a partnership with Isis Mobile Wallet service announced that the US cardholders will soon be able to shop and make payments using their smartphones. Isis is a T-Mobile, Verizon and AT&T joint venture, that uses NFC technology for easy and quick payments via NFC enabled smartphones. The Isis users can take advantage [...]

MissionTix shows reusable ticketing wristband

POSTED BY on May 14 under Mobile & Web News

A Baltimore-based ticketing service, MissionTix announced a reusable wristband with an NFC chip implemented in it, which offers the buyers an alternative method to tickets for supported events. When the customer buys a ticket through Missiontix.com for a supported venue, instead of mailed ticket or a print-at-home one, the user is able to fill up [...]

2degrees to bring NFC payments in New Zealand

POSTED BY on May 11 under Mobile & Web News

The New Zealand mobile operator 2degrees and the contactless card provider Snapper are now in partnership to bring NFC payments to the city of Wellington. The Touch2Pay service is available on LG Optimus Net phones and can be used to make payments wherever Snapper cards are accepted, such as taxis, buses, cafes and shops. Customers [...]

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