In all areas where NFC is applied, especially in contactless payments, failure in communication can lead to bad user acceptance. Ralph Kamp, product manager for NFC test solutions at COMPRION explains: “Probably all of us have experienced this before:
Long drives to stores, items out of stock, no staff available to help – these common complaints about brick-and-mortar shops have made it easy to see why e-commerce has enticed customers away from physical retailers over the last decade.
The number of cellular M2M connections in the retail industry reached 33.7 million worldwide in 2016, according to a new research report from Berg Insight.
Global spend via mobile wallets is expected to rise by nearly 32% this year to US$1.35 trillion. That is according to a new study from Juniper Research.
Businesses in Chile and Hong Kong will be able to leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) to deliver new revenue-generating services, following deals between Cisco and Entel in Chile as well as SmarTone in Hong Kong.
Billion Electric Co. Ltd, the provider of carrier-grade network equipment and ICT solutions in Asia Pacific, announced the launch of its high-performance 4G LTE industrial M2M router – M100.
Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. has announced the availability of its popular MultiConnect® eCell in Canada from Novotech Technologies.
congatec, works for embedded computer modules, single board computers (SBCs) and embedded design & manufacturing (EDM) services, has appointed design services company Technagon as sales technology partner to strengthen its portfolio of customer-specific system design & manufacturing services for point-of-sale (POS) and ticketing systems, vending machines and systems, digital [...]
A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of consumers making contactless payments via their mobile handsets will reach 148 million this year, with Apple and Samsung together accounting for nearly 70% of new customers.
Mobile payment is starting to revolutionise the way we pay. But, regardless of already existing contactless communication standards such as NFC and EMVCo, payment service providers and terminal vendors are still coping with teething problems.