Contactless Payments

Contactless Payments Win Out Among Health and Safety Concerns

Contactless Payments Win Out Among Health and Safety Concerns

The contactless payment landscape is one that has benefited from the growing health concerns across the globe, according to new analysis from global digital business transformation consultancy Publicis Sapient.

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The Time Is Now for Cardless and Contactless Payments

The Time Is Now for Cardless and Contactless Payments

From plastic cards to virtual cards – Nikki Waters of i2c reveals the influencing factors of the new payment behaviour, and how can banks and fintechs leverage NextGen technologies to bring out new contactless solutions to the market COVID-19 pandemic: payment behaviour During the novel Coronavirus pandemic’s height, several factors have driven con.

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Biometrics Can Take More Contact Out of Contactless Payments

Biometrics Can Take More Contact Out of Contactless Payments

We’ve come a long way in the evolution of digital payments. Magnetic stripe cards, chip-and-PIN and contactless technology have all played a role in dethroning cash as “king of payments” with many countries well on their way to becoming cashless economies.

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Contactless Payments: The Future Is Here

Contactless Payments: The Future Is Here

If contactless payments were oncea solution in search of a problem – as skeptics long maintained – their moment has finally arrived. Before the pandemic, it wasn’t much of a hassle for most U.S. shoppers to insert a physical card and type a few buttons on a terminal. Sure, some early tech adopters embraced Apple […]

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The Coronavirus is Pushing Wider Acceptance of Contactless Payments

The Coronavirus is Pushing Wider Acceptance of Contactless Payments

Diana Gamboa was in the middle of the busy tax preparation season when the COVID-19 outbreak forced her business, Diana’s Tax Services, into shutdown. As she contemplated a late April reopening, Gamboa knew she would need to change a few things.

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Understanding the Universal Benefit of Contactless Payments

Understanding the Universal Benefit of Contactless Payments

Shoppers hate long checkout lines. A major pain point at brick-and-mortar stores is long lines at the checkout counter, which means people often opt to abandon their cart if the line to check out is too long.

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Coronavirus Fuels Shift to Contactless Payments Methods

Coronavirus Fuels Shift to Contactless Payments Methods

As health officials around the globe seek to contain the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, economies and citizens remain unsettled.

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In a Twist on Contactless, PayPal Rolls Out a QR Code App for Small and Occasional Sellers

In a Twist on Contactless, PayPal Rolls Out a QR Code App for Small and Occasional Sellers

In an effort to reach occasional and very small sellers struggling with restrictions imposed to deal with the novel coronavirus pandemic, PayPal Holdings Inc. on Tuesday launched a Quick Response code capability for its mobile app.

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Biometric Payment Cards to Ride Contactless Wave, Market Producing Extra 110M Units in 2020

Biometric Payment Cards to Ride Contactless Wave, Market Producing Extra 110M Units in 2020

Biometric payment cards are expected to play a major role in a trend towards the use of multi-factor contactless transactions in the aftermath of COVID-19, ABI Research forecasts based on new research.

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Banks Must Act Fast to Ride the Contactless Payment Tailwinds Created by COVID-19

Banks Must Act Fast to Ride the Contactless Payment Tailwinds Created by COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has quickly catapulted contactless payments into the mainstream consciousness thanks to their hygienic benefits.

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More Than Half of Americans Now Use Contactless Payments, According to Mastercard Poll

More Than Half of Americans Now Use Contactless Payments, According to Mastercard Poll

Contactless payments were already on the rise in the U.S., but the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has hiked up the number of Americans using various touch-free payment methods.

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Coronavirus Contactless Payments Are Here to Stay

Coronavirus Contactless Payments Are Here to Stay

For years, the payments industry waxed unpoetically about transactions that eliminate physical interaction. There was contactless, mobile, mobile wallets, card not present, e-commerce, e-payments, e-invoicing, NFC, one-touch, one-tap, etc. We just kept pumping out new buzzwords. I have a new name for all of those: Corona Free Payments.

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