Ingenico Experts / Shaping the future of payment
Not one to be left out of the big trend in paying via your smartphone, Microsoft has launched its Microsoft Wallet that enables NFC contactless payments on devices running Windows 10 Mobile.
While Apple Pay has the most buzz, it appears that rival Android Pay is in fact the most widely used payment app, according to new research.
One in six card transactions in high street shops are now made using contactless methods, as customers shift from cash to card.
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.
Over 100 million people worldwide will make NFC transactions in 2016, generating a total value of USD 30bn.