Johnnie Walker uses NFC to let consumers access immersive digital Singapore experience at Changi Airport

Johnnie Walker Blue Label Cities of the Future bottles with NFC tags for immersive digital experience

Consumers visiting a Lotte Duty Free store at Changi Airport in Singapore can access an immersive digital experience that brings to life the country as it might be in the year 2220 by tapping an NFC chip embedded in limited edition bottles of Johnnie Walker Blue Label Cities of the Future whisky with their mobile device... More

TSA to extend contactless digital ID verification pilot to airports in Puerto Rico and Tennessee

TSA map of contactless digital ID acceptance across USA

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is to start letting passengers use their digital driving licence or state ID card stored on their smartphone to verify their identity at checkpoints in Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport in Puerto Rico and Nashville International Airport in Tennessee later this year, according to TSA administrator David Pekoske... More

Visa reports on passenger preferences for transit payments

More than four in ten transit passengers worldwide say that tapping their own debit or credit card to make open loop contactless fare payments is their preferred fare payment option (42%), followed by tapping a card stored in their mobile wallet (39%), using a closed loop transit card (38%), cash (31%) and app-based payment (29%), according to a Visa survey... More

McDonald’s trials contactless fast food outlet in Texas

Man picking up order at McDonald’s contactless fast food outlet in Texas

McDonald’s is testing an automated contactless system at an outlet near Fort Worth in the US state of Texas that enables customers to order, pay for and collect food and beverages prepared by staff in the outlet’s kitchen from a conveyor belt without needing to use a conventional checkout or pick up their orders from a front-of-house employee... More

Three in four airline passengers want biometric ID to replace passports and boarding passes

IATA airline passenger survey infographic about biometric ID preference

Three in four airline passengers worldwide want to use biometric data to verify their identity when they travel rather than their passport and boarding pass (75%) in order to simplify, speed up and facilitate airport processes such as check-in, security and border control, an International Air Transport Association (IATA) survey has found... More