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Meet the robot that takes contactless payments

A humanoid robot known as Pepper has become one of the first to take payments in a restaurant.

  • Tech trends

Google helps NFC deployment with Android Pay APIs

Google has released a set of APIs for its new Android Pay payment solution that should speed up the deployment of NFC-enabled devices used to make contactless payments.

  • Customer Experience

European contactless payments triple in 12 months

Contactless card transactions in Europe increased three-fold over the last twelve months, a report by Visa has revealed.

  • Customer Experience

Global mobile and wearable contactless payments to reach $95 billion by 2018

The global market for mobile and wearable contactless payments is estimated to reach $95 billion annually by 2018, up from less than $35 billion last year, according to new data by Juniper Research.

  • Customer Experience
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Global digital payments to hit $3.6 trillion in 2016

The annual transaction value of online, mobile and contactless payments is expected to reach $3.6 trillion this year, up from $3 trillion on 2015, resulting in a 20 percent increase, according to new figures from Juniper Research.

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Contactless payments could replace cash in the UK within the next decade

Coins in a purse or wallet may become a thing of the past, according to a new Ingenico Group survey.

  • Customer Experience