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Omny contactless fare payment system goes live across the whole of New York City

Omny contactless fares

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has completed the rollout of its Omny contactless fare payment system across the whole of the city, enabling passengers to pay for their tickets with their contactless bank card or mobile wallet at all 472 subway stations and on 5,800 buses across the city... More





What's New in Payments

Visa proposes CBDC protocol that lets consumers exchange digital cash via Bluetooth or NFC

Visa paper on CBDC protocol enabling consumers to exchange digital cash via NFC or Bluetooth

Visa has published a research paper exploring an offline payment system (OPS) protocol for central bank digital currencies (CBDC) that would enable users to make digital payments to other users even when both sender and recipient are temporarily offline or unable to connect to a bank, payment network or other intermediary... More






NFC World

NFC Forum launches device certification program designed to improve the NFC user experience

NFC Forum CR12 Certification Program

The NFC Forum has introduced a product certification program that improves the user experience for NFC device owners by enabling manufacturers of smartphones and other NFC-enabled devices to prove that their products fully conform to a wide range of contactless transport, payments and access control standards... More


NFC World

Apple rolls out support for App Clip Codes

Apple App Clip Codes showing developer best practice

Apple has switched on support for App Clip Codes, enabling developers to create custom codes that let iOS users access a mini version of their app by either scanning the code with their iPhone camera or tapping a Type 5 NFC tag embedded in it... More