What's New in Payments

UK pilots new ways to provide access to cash in communities without bank branches

NatWest debit card being put into a card reader

Residents and small businesses in nine UK communities are taking part in a series of pilot schemes which aim to improve access to cash in rural and disadvantaged areas, where individuals remain dependent on cash but where bank branches and ATMs have closed down and local cash infrastructure is under threat... More


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


Knowledge Centre

The NFCW Expo is now open

NFCW Expo now open!

NFCW EXPO: The doors to the NFCW Expo are now open: Come in, look around, explore our first conference presentations and visit our charter exhibitors to find your new partners and suppliers... More


What's New in PaymentsKnowledge Centre

Digital payments specialist Dejamobile opens showcase in the NFCW Expo

NFCW EXPO: France-based fintech Dejamobile has opened a showcase in the NFCW Expo that provides readers with information on its white label digital payment and merchant acceptance solutions plus educational materials on host card emulation (HCE) security and contactless acceptance on standard NFC phones... 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