Polish retail chain trials biometric payments

Customer at Polish retail chain using their eyes and face to make biometric payment

Customers purchasing laptops, tablets, smartphones and accessories from a branch of Polish retail chain Komputronik in the city of Wroclaw can now pay for their purchases using a biometric payments system that uses a combination of iris and face recognition technology... More






Denmark trials hands-free contactless mobile transport ticketing platform

Fairtiq contactless mobile ticketing app on smarthphones

Danish public transport fare system provider Rejsekort & Rejseplan (RKRP) is trialling a hands-free automated app-based mobile ticketing system on bus and train services in Denmark’s North Jutland region as part of plans to develop a national digital mobility solution combining travel planning, booking, ticketing and payment across private and public modes of transport... More


Dutch rail network to trial contactless open loop fare payments

Woman making contactless open loop payment at Dutch train station using smartphone

Rail operator NS in the Netherlands is to pilot a contactless open loop fare payment system that will enable passengers to pay for their train fares by tapping their physical debit or credit card or their digital debit card stored on a smartphone or smartwatch at the beginning and the end of their journey... More




Aldi trials first contactless store in continental Europe

Aldi and Shop&Go logos and illo of woman using the contactless store

Supermarket chain Aldi is trialling its first checkout-free contactless store in continental Europe in the Dutch city of Utrecht, enabling customers to enter the store by scanning an app, selecting items from the shelves and then leaving without needing to scan their purchases or use a conventional checkout... More


Singapore trials in-car contactless biometric border checks

Diagram showing Singapore's automated in-car contactless biometric border system

Singapore’s Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) is trialling a contactless biometric immigration clearance system that enables travellers arriving in the country from Malaysia by car to scan their passport and verify their identity with a face and iris scan without needing to leave their vehicle... More