Contactless World Congress

Trust Payments to share lessons learned from developing a softPOS solution for merchants across Europe

Banner showcasing Trust Payments case study on developing a merchant SoftPOS solution

Russel Luis E Fernandes, head of product for card present payments at European omnichannel payments leader Trust Payments, will share the lessons learned from developing a software-only POS solution for large and small merchants across Europe at NFCW’s next Contactless World Congress event on 21 February... More


European Central Bank draws up plans for digital euro app for contactless and QR code payments

Fabio Panetta, European Central Bank (ECB)

The European Central Bank (ECB) is considering plans to develop a digital euro app that would enable consumers to use the proposed central bank digital currency (CBDC) to make contactless and QR code-based payments and “facilitate a standard approach to connecting end users to intermediaries” including banks and other payments processors... More





Samsung Wallet to go live in eight more markets

Samsung Wallet logo

Samsung Wallet will soon go live in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan, enabling users to store and use digital payment, loyalty, membership and identity cards, digital keys, boarding passes and other credentials on their compatible Samsung Galaxy smartphone... More





Delhi buses to get mobile and contactless ticketing

Passengers on a Delhi buse

The Government of Delhi’s Transport Department has issued a tender inviting suppliers to design and implement a digital ticketing system on the Indian capital’s bus networks that will enable passengers to pay for their journeys via mobile ticketing, a contactless card or a RuPay-enabled National Common Mobility Card (NCMC)... More






Dejamobile adds support for pre-authorization to its ReadyToTap Payment for Merchants softPOS solution

Dejamobile pre-authorization on ReadyToTap Payment for Merchants SoftPOS solution

PARTNER NEWS: Dejamobile has added support for pre-authorizations to its white label softPOS solution, making it possible for merchant service providers, acquirers and payments facilitators to provide hotels, car rental agencies and other merchants with the ability to accept contactless transactions that include a pre-authorization element on a standard Android NFC phone... More


European Central Bank lays out design options for digital euro

European Central Bank

The ECB has laid out a series of design and distribution options for a digital euro that describe how the Eurosystem and supervised intermediaries such as commercial banks would operate in order to issue, distribute and settle transactions made using the proposed central bank digital currency. More


Santa Claus may be leveraging NFC technology for seamless global gift distribution

NFC Forum Santa using mobile payment to buy Christmas present cartoon

Lapland-based festive cheer provider Santa Claus may be leveraging NFC technology across multiple use cases including vehicle access, identity verification and contactless payments for last-minute purchases in order to facilitate the global distribution of seasonal gifts over the Christmas period, images released by the NFC Forum suggest... More