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Both MasterCard and Visa agree to use a common contactless payment protocol moving standardization forward
The two payment associations agree to use the protocols established by MasterCard for its PayPass offering as their global standard for contactless payments. The agreement will facilitate interoperability and dual brand acceptance at the point of sale.
Contactless payment innovators, Dexit and SST (PowerPay), ink deal to share applications and cooperate across borders
Few offerings have done more to demonstrate the potential for contactless technology as a consumer purchasing and marketing tool than Dexit and PowerPay. Now the Canadian company and the U.S. company responsible for the products, have agreed to share expertise and distribution in their respective markets.
MasterCard’s OneSMART PayPass offering combines the convenience of contactless with the security of EMV
A new offering from MasterCard will enable issuers providing EMV-ready contact chip cards to add a conactless payment option. The cards will operate seamlessly in POS terminals equipped to handle the new OneSmart PayPass solution as well as those terminals equipped for traditional PayPass cards.
For the first time, a pavilion dedicated entirely to contactless technology will take center stage at the CTST event in Las Vegas. With the world’s ID community focused on contactless technology like never before, this one-day pavilion is sure to draw quite a crowd. Find out why.
Contactless fare collection systems continue to help shape the modern transit landscape. In cities around the world, the cards are used for payment and ticketing. What is the next logical step in the migration of these programs? According to this report by the Smart Card Alliance, it may well include payments in the merchant POS environment.