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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





NFCW Expo: Exhibition and sponsorship information now available

NFCW's editor Sarah Clark explains how the NFCW Expo works

The NFCW Expo provides industry suppliers with a way to launch new products, showcase their thought leadership and connect directly with a global audience of senior executives and technical specialists, NFCW editor Sarah Clark explains in a presentation now available in the NFCW Knowledge Centre... More


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Bermuda trials digital stimulus token to distribute financial aid to citizens’ mobile phones

Bemuda's Premier David Burt using digital payment stimulus token

Residents and retailers in Bermuda are taking part in a pilot to test the viability of a “digital stimulus token”, which the Bermudan Government hopes to use to distribute financial aid more efficiently and to facilitate the purchase of food and other essential items during and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic... More








What's New in Payments

Visa: One in two consumers are no longer willing to shop at stores that don’t offer a fully contactless payments process

Visa Back to Business Study contactless graphic

A survey of merchants and consumers in eight countries around the world has found that the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in “a dramatic shift to digital commerce” with nearly half of consumers (48%) saying they would not now shop at a store that only offers payment methods that require contact with a cashier or a shared device... More