Deutsche Bank has launched Yunar, a wholly-owned subsidiary startup that is taking a loyalty-first approach to building out a fully featured mobile wallet by initially offering a simple way to manage up to 200 loyalty points schemes — and then gradually adding a range of mobile payments and banking services as adoption takes off... More
Finnish tag supplier NFC Netstore is to provide its Contact Point durable NFC tags to Deutsche Bahn for the rail operator’s Touch&Travel national NFC ticketing scheme. Regional transportation operator RMV has already installed 25,000 of the new tags across the Frankfurt region. More
The service allows travellers to check in and out of rail stations using NFC or by scanning 2D barcodes, then the fare due is calculated by Deutsche Bahn and a bill for all journeys made is sent at the end of each month. More
The two transport operators are to combine their existing Touch&Travel and HandyTicket services to deliver a single solution that lets passengers buy tickets on any service with their NFC phone. More
A new NFC-enabled key fob has been developed by Morpho and Simlink, hot on the heels of a white paper from German car manufacturer BMW outlining its vision for an NFC-enabled ‘car key of the future’... More
Nineteen additional companies from fourteen countries have signed up to become members of the NFC Forum... More
Registration is now open for travellers wishing to take part in the next phase of German rail operator Deutsche Bahn‘s NFC ticketing pilot... More
The mobile operator has joined Vodafone and T-Mobile in the German rail company’s Touch&Travel NFC ticketing project, as it heads towards a major expansion of the pilot testing area and a future nationwide commercial launch. More
Anyone who expected to visit Cartes 2008 and find just the odd NFC application hidden somewhere round the back of a small stand lost in the outer reaches of the exhibition hall was in for quite a surprise — Near Field Communications World spotted forty companies talking NFC at this year’s event… More
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