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As we approach the new year, our editors asked a series of the contactless industry’s most influencial people to help us envision 2005. Our “expert panel” comprised people from many companies defining the future of the technology. Individually, each piece holds insight into the mind of the author. Collectively, they paint a picture of the challenges and opportunities of the coming year.
A terrific panel of industry leaders provided insight on contactless payments. This was certainly an area of extreme focus, growth, and excitement in 2004 and the coming year looks bright according to our panel.
What advancements are in store for contactless and RFID technology in 2005? Our expert panel tells us what they foresee
We asked an elite group of contactless technologists from around the globe to give us their insight into the trends and changes we can expect in 2005. Leading chip, card, and solution providers are represented in this glimpse into the future of contactless and RFID technology.
Representatives from two of the leading organizations involved in contactless ticketing and fare collection for transit provided ContactlessNews with their views on the coming year. Tie-ins with other contactless applications as well as outsourced system operations are likely trends for the new year.
ContactlessNews is a part of a suite of ID technology publications from AVISIAN Inc. Other publications from the family, CR80News (covering campus and closed system ID technology) and SecureIDNews (covering government and enterprise use of secure ID technologies) also ran expert panel submissions during December. Here are a sampling of those likely to interest our ContactlessNews readers.