Transit Ticketing Today

Korean buses roll out ‘tagless’ Bluetooth fare payments

Gyeonggi-do Province Transportation Bureau in South Korea has officially launched a ‘tagless’ fare payment system that uses Bluetooth technology to detect a Bluetooth signal from a passenger’s smartphone when they board and alight from the vehicle and then automatically charges their pre- or post-paid transit card for their fare... More



Contactless World Congress

NFCW to host Contactless World Congress

Contactless World Congress logo

NFCW is pleased to announce that registration is now open for Contactless World Congress, a new kind of event that will bring together innovators, policy makers and technical experts from across the globe to share the latest thinking on how to build a contactless world — online, year-round, with no travel required... More






NFC World

Google adds NFC to its latest Titan Security Keys

Google has added NFC functionality to both of the latest versions of its Titan Security Key, enabling Google account holders to use them as a second layer of authentication when signing into their account or compatible third-party apps and services by tapping the key on their mobile device... 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

Apple files digital identity credentials patent

Apple digital id credentials patent diagram

Apple has filed a patent application with the US Patent and Trademark Office for a digital identity credential system that would enable users to securely store and present documents such as their passport or driving licence digitally on their electronic and mobile devices... More