Contactless Intelligence Announces Winners of 2013 Contactless & Mobile Awards

The global appetite for contactless technologies shows no sign of abating as the 2013 Contactless Intelligence Contactless & Mobile Awards honour achievements across a wide range of sectors and countries throughout Europe and further a field. Now in its sixth year, the Contactless & Mobile Awards (sponsored by Visa Europe) has yet again attracted a… Read More

Introducing the 2011 CMA finalists – In Restaurant Dining.

Don’t be fooled by the new name. We may have gone upscale in our new TLA but the CMA’s are still the Monkeys (now the Contactless Monkey Awards). For the next few weeks, we’re turning the blog over to Contactless Intelligence and letting them do the run down of the categories and nominations for the… Read More

Balearic Islands to get the largest multi-city deployment of contactless payment systems

At a press conference today, “la Caixa” & Visa launched in the Balearic Islands the largest multi-city deployment of contactless payment system in Europe. “Contactless Shopping”, the name given to this project by “la Caixa” and Visa Europe, represents a double milestone: the Balearic Islands will become the first European multi-city area equipped with a… Read More

“la Caixa”, Telefónica and Visa complete the first mobile shopping experience in Spain

“It’s all over bar the shouting” as my mother used to say. And here it is – the final score and round-up from the Sitges trial for mobile contactless shopping. “la Caixa”, Telefónica and Visa Europe have completed their mobile payment experience in the Barcelona town of Sitges. The initiative, which lasted six months and in… Read More

VIDEO – SITGES: sea, sand & contactless

A look at the contactless mobile payments trial taking place in Sitges, Spain with comments from mobile operator Telefonica, innovative bank la Caixa and credit card company Visa. We also asked some of the shopkeepers taking part in the trial about their views on the project and on the rollout of contactless mobile payment technology… Read More