NFC World

Canada begins testing national digital ID framework

Pan-Canadian Trust Framework (PCTF) identity graphic

The Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) has begun alpha testing a framework of industry standards for digital ID authentication in order to create a trusted digital environment before the rollout of a digital ID infrastructure in the country — and the launch of a national trustmark for service and solution providers... More


What's New in Payments

UK charities leverage open banking to cut donation transaction costs

Open Banking Excellence QR code payments transfer solution

UK residents can now make charity donations using an open banking payments service that allows them to transfer money directly from their bank account to a charity’s bank account by scanning a QR code with their mobile phone, reducing the recipient’s processing costs and automatically enabling Gift Aid tax benefits on each donation... More






Transit Ticketing Today

Steamship Authority introduces NFC ticketing on Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard ferries

Steamship Authority eFerry mobile ticketing

Passengers travelling on ferries between the US mainland and the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket can now pay for their tickets using Apple Wallet or Google Pay and authenticate their ticket on boarding by holding their iPhone, Apple Watch or Android device near an NFC-enabled ticket scanner... More











What's New in Payments

Merchants in Spain and Hungary pilot cardless payments service that combines face and palm biometrics

PeasyPay biometric face palm payments in Spain

Customers at a coffee shop in Budapest, Hungary, and a number of small city-centre retailers in Guadalajara, Spain, are piloting a biometric payment service which allows them to make payments at the point of sale using their face and palm without needing a card, smartphone or other mobile device... More