Tagged: contactless transactions

Canada: Interac Debit Contactless Payments Now Being Accepted on UP Express via Pilot led by Metrolinx

Interac Debit is now accepted as a contactless payment option on UP Express via a pilot led by Metrolinx on the PRESTO fare payment system. This option will allow UP Express riders to buy their transit fare by simply tapping their physical Interac debit card… Read More

Digital Payments Fintech Clik2pay Extends Product Offering with Flexible QR Code Feature

Payment service provider Clik2pay introduced its latest product capability at the Telecommunications Risk Management Association of Canada (TRMA Canada) Conference, which was held in Toronto. Building on the established Clik2pay service, which enables consumers to make secure payments directly via their banking accounts, this capability… Read More

Digital Transformation: UK Fintech Modulr Explains how Contactless Payments have Evolved Over the Years

Over the years, technology has transformed the way we experience the world in ways that “few could have imagined,” the team at UK-based Fintech Modulr writes in a blog post. They’ve noted that technological advancements have consistently offered us faster and more convenient ways of… Read More

UK based Digital Banking Platform Starling Explains How to Set Your Own Contactless Payments Limit

The team at UK’s digital bank Starling notes that they always want their clients to be in control of their funds. That’s why they are introducing a feature that allows customers to set their own limit for contactless payments made with their debit cards, “up… Read More

UK Fintech Payhawk Adds Apple Pay to Enable Seamless, Contactless Digital Transactions

Payhawk, the platform that brings together expense, payment and invoice management in one solution, reveals that it’s offering its clients Apple Pay, which is considered a safer, more secure and private way to make payments. As reported by Finextra, this option should assist clients with… Read More

Contactless Biometric Verification Services Added for Pakistan’s Digital Banking, Payments Sector

The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) in Pakistan has added contactless biometric verification services for the nation’s banking and payments sector, making the Asian nation one of the first in the world to introduce the tech on a State-wide level. As first reported by… Read More

Square Sellers May Take Payments via Cash App Pay, a Contactless Option for In-Person, Online Transfers

Square (NYSE:SQ) sellers may now start taking payments via Cash App Pay, which is a contactless payment option for carrying out in-person and online transfers. With Cash App Pay, clients are able to easily make payments with their Cash App account at participating Square sellers…. Read More

Chase and Visa to Allow Riders to Tap on MTA Subways with Contactless Cards to Donate to Non-Profits

Chase (NYSE: JPM) and Visa (NYSE: V) have revealed that beginning on August 30, 2021, and through September, whenever riders tap on MTA subways or buses with their Chase Visa contactless cards, they’ll be donating $0.10 per tap, up to $250,000, to domestic non-profit New… Read More

Biometrics Firm Fingerprint Cards AB and Seshaasai, a Smart Card Producer, to Provide Contactless Payment Cards in India, APAC

Biometrics firm, Fingerprint Cards AB, and Seshaasai, an established smart card manufacturer in India with a strong APAC presence, have entered into an agreement “to develop, launch, market, and sell” contactless biometric payment cards in India and the wider APAC region, according to a release…. Read More

UnionPay International Introduces First Contactless Digital Wallet in Tajikistan

UnionPay International (UPI) reveals that it has teamed up with the International Bank of Tajikistan in order to introduce the nation’s first contactless digital wallet, notably making UnionPay the very first payment service to provide mobile contactless payment options in the country. The number of… Read More

Contactless Payments: Fibank to Allow Clients to Use Mastercard Cards to Settle Digital Transactions

Virtual payments can provide improved security for our funds while enhancing the overall comfort of our daily activities. These days, in addition to convenience, there’s also the health concern (due to COVID-19 and other infectious/communicable diseases and viruses). Consumers across the globe are realizing that… Read More

Digiseq, which Delivers Data into Wearables, Unveils Contactless Payments Breakthrough for NFC Chip Embedded Objects

Digiseq recently unveiled what it claims to be a wearables breakthrough via a mobile app that’s able to turn supported objects, embedded with an NFC chip, into a contactless payments device. Digiseq’s Manage Mii mobile app supports “Rapid Contactless Personalization” for clients to imbue any… Read More

Contactless Payments in the UK are On the Rise with 90% of In-Store Transactions Settled with Touch-Free Options

The COVID-19 outbreak has led to the increased adoption of contactless payments as one of the preferred ways to settle transactions in the United Kingdom, now representing around 90% or 9 in 10 of all eligible card transfers (as of 2020). The most significant milestone… Read More

Contactless Transactions are Expected to Double the Number of Digital Payments to $8.26 Trillion by 2024: Report

Contactless transactions are expected to double the number of digital payments to $8.26 trillion by 2024, which is a key Fintech trend that has been accelerated due to COVID-19. Businesses are increasingly using contactless technology to improve customer experience and help them make secure payments,… Read More

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