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Innovative use cases for unattended payment in Austria

What if your bank card also becomes your ID? Austria has been leading the way with innovative self-service solutions, solving a variety of challenges for the consumer...

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The Nordic countries ready to say goodbye to cash

In our Contactless series across Europe, we have looked at a variety of countries, each at different stages of their digital payments journey. Whilst all have experienced big changes in consumer behaviour, much of it in response to the pandemic, the Nordic countries were already getting ready to say goodbye to cash before Covid-19 had even arrived.

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It’s strange how the best technology is never used the way it was intended

In September, one of the great pioneers of computing, Sir Clive Sinclair, died. Despite the sniffy obituaries in many of the British papers about his less successful ventures, for many Brits of my age, he did something heroic; changing our lives by making us realise that computing is something open to everyone. Sinclair’s home computers took the digital world out of the academic and banking domain and put it in the hands of the masses. It’s hard to overstate the impact it had on the lives and careers of many of my generation.

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How do you convince a village grocery store to accept digital payments?

Last month, Ingenico launched a new series of articles, called Perspectives, looking at the expectations of different sectors from their payment experience. We started by considering the “payments menu” for the HORECA segment. Now, Christian Bwakira, Managing Director for Middle East & Africa, looks at an unpredictable and interesting slice of retail: the world of SMALL SHOPS…

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Contactless 2021: Germany’s journey from cash country to contactless trailblazer

Germany is considered a world leader in innovation. Think about science, technology, consumer products and a very impressive list of high-quality car brands. The country is synonymous with product excellence and expertise. But surprisingly, when it comes to payments, its progress has not been quite as remarkable.

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Are Android terminals safe? 5 key principles driving payment security on Ingenico’s AXIUM platform

Ingenico, a Worldline brand, has an essential philosophy at its core - to stay up to date with the latest security standards and promote the most secure cryptographic elements for our customers.

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