What's New in Payments

Sainsbury’s lets customers ‘just walk out’ of contactless store in London

Customer using Sainsbury’s ‘just walk out’ contactless store in London

Customers using a Sainsbury’s contactless convenience store in London can now take the products they want to purchase from the shelves and charge their purchases to their credit or debit card without needing to scan them with their smartphone or visit a checkout by using a new feature on the UK retailer’s SmartShop app... More










Transit Ticketing Today

Boise rolls out transit wallet, smartcard and mobile app for fare-capped contactless ticketing

Boise City Go and Umo Mobility app for contactless ticketing on cards and smartphones

Passengers using bus services in the city of Boise and the Treasure Valley region of the US state of Idaho can now purchase and store tickets and passes in a preloaded transit wallet and then pay their fares by either tapping a contactless smartcard or scanning a QR code stored on their mobile device at an onboard validator... More







What's New in Payments

Major banks, retailers and fintechs to support rollout of national QR payments and rewards system in Australia

Mobile phone showing Eftpos eQR-branded QR code

Commonwealth Bank of Australia and National Australia Bank as well as supermarket chains Coles and Woolworths and fintechs Azupay, Beem It and Merchant Warrior have confirmed they will support the rollout of the national QR payments and rewards platform developed by Australia’s Eftpos payments system... More




NFC World

French government to let citizens scan NFC eID cards to access secure online services

France's CNIE electronic ID card

French citizens will soon be able to verify their identity when accessing a range of secure online services — including opening a bank account, filing a tax return and paying for their health insurance — by scanning their updated Carte Nationale d’Identité Électronique (CNIE) eID card with their NFC-enabled smartphone... More