Krowne gets down to monkey business – contactless awards won in London

The awards, sponsored by Visa Europe, have grown to become a highlight of the contactless industry’s calendar, and are attracting an even greater number of entrants each year. “2009 was a pretty tough year for many businesses, so it was encouraging to see so many developments in the contactless arena over the past 12 months,”… Read More

London, here we come – with Contactless Intelligence!

After all the months of planning, I can’t believe that it’s the week of our CI Spring Conference. We’ve had a tremendous response to the event and are really excited about the mix of implementors attending from local authorities, retailers and transport operators. This year we wanted to focus on the driving forces for contactless… Read More

Meet the Monkey Awards Nominees – Trailblazing & Innovation

This is it – the last award category; Trailblazing and Innovation. This award is granted to those companies who the judges feel have done their best to look at this wonderful (and whacky!) world of contactless technology and give it a boost. Perhaps. Or a spin. Must be a new one though. Either way, we… Read More

Meet the Monkey Awards Nominees – Transportation

We’re almost at the end of our categories now. Just a couple more to go, and the 29th will be upon us and we’ll be finding out who the lucky winners will be. Until then – it’s category 8 – Transportation. Buses, public transport, mobile ticketing – we have it all here. We’re bouncing around… Read More

Meet the Monkey Awards Nominees – Public Concern

This group is about more than just pure business – it’s about giving something back to the community, about serving the public trust, making the communities life easier. It’s also about successful, well run trials that actually push the cause of contactless further than ever before. Who worked the trials, what were they and more… Read More

Meet the Monkey Awards Nominees – Health / Entertainment / Lifestyle

This group – Health / Lifestyle / Entertainment throws up some very interesting applications above and beyond that of loyalty and payment-type applications we have grown accustomed to. This category was originally put forward to celebrate the diversity that comes from contactless technology applications and implementations. And there are many of them. For instance, here… Read More