Honda Dream Drive brings in-vehicle payments to drivers

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Honda’s in-dash system prototype uses mobile technology and voice control. Honda Dream Drive is the first integrated driver and passenger in-vehicle infotainment, commerce, service and rewards dashboard in the automotive industry. The fully integrated car experience is a collaboration between Honda and Visa. Drivers will be able to order a range of goods and services via the in-dash system. The Honda Dream Drive system, an AI (artificial intelligence) based technology, was first shown as a concept during CES 2017, under a collaboration with ConnectedTravel. Since then, the Japanese auto manufacturer…

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Visa QR codes rolled out in Taiwan smartphone payments system

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The quick response codes are used to make the transactions fast and easy to complete. The largest credit card company in the world will be launching a mobile payments system in Taiwan based on Visa QR codes. Local media reports have stated that the quick response codes will be central to transactions completed in the mobile wallet. Visa stated that it intends to use QR codes because they can be scanned by virtually any smartphone. By using Visa QR codes, the mobile payments have a much more universal accessibility. Many…

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mVisa QR codes to make mobile payments easier in India

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The Micromax smartphone maker will be offering this solution by way of its Udio mobile app. Micromax, a smartphone manufacturer, will offer its customers mVisa QR codes for mobile payments. This feature will be available throughout India by way of the Udio mobile app. It has been made possible in a joint project between Visa and TranServ a payment solution provider. All Micromax smartphone owners will be able to use this service through the Udio app. By using the app, customers will be able to load actual cash into their…

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Important Visa mobile payments milestone reached in India

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The financial giant has announced that it has issued over one million of its contactless cards in the country. Visa recently announced the issuing of over one million of its branded contactless cards in India. These were all issued through eight major banks within the country. These cards function on the same technology as contactless Visa mobile payments. The widespread use of these cards is opening the door for easier mobile payments to be rapidly adopted. There are over 100,000 merchant locations in India that are now set up to…

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Visa launches new program to support mobile payments

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Visa Developer may aid in the development of new mobile payments services Visa has released a new developer program that is designed to accelerate the adoption of mobile payments. Called Visa Developer, the program will provide developers with access to new technology, most of which is associated with mobile transactions in some fashion. The mobile payments market is growing quickly, and more companies are beginning to embrace mobile commerce as a way to provide better services to consumers. Visa has become heavily invested in this space and intends to secure…

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Visa broadens its mobile payments service in the UK

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The digital wallet service is now undergoing yet another expansion to make it easier for people to adopt. According to one of the latest announcements from Visa Europe, the mobile payments service from the credit card giant will soon be broadening even farther, in order to improve the online shopping experience for thousands of people throughout the United Kingdom. The goal is to improve the convenience and appeal of the mobile wallet service for people in the U.K. The company has established partnerships with a number of the biggest high…

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Mobile payments strategies are getting fierce

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Google Wallet has just played a very important next move in its battle against rival Isis. The latest version of Android, KitKat, brought with it a new feature called Host Card Emulation (HCE), in the hopes of giving its Google Wallet a serious shot in the arm through the use of NFC technology. Now, that effort looks as though it might have been a very promising strategy as it has gained massive credit card provider support. Both Visa and MasterCard have now declared that they will be supporting HCE so…

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Mobile payments tokenization standard sought by credit card giants

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Visa, MasterCard, and American Express have announced their new proposed framework. The three credit card giants, Visa, MasterCard and American Express have unveiled a newly proposed framework for a global standard that would boost digital and mobile payments security, and that would simplify the experience of completing a transaction while shopping over a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or other connected device. The lack of a standard of this nature has been considered a considerable barrier to m-commerce. By developing a global standard, it will make it possible for a whole new…

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Mobile payments to reach 52 million per month, Visa says

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The prediction is that this monthly rate will have been achieved by the end of the year. The latest forecast from Visa has shown that it believes that its mobile payments will experience an uptake that will help to make a serious dent in the usage share, cutting into the use of physical cash. The credit card giant has predicted that there will be more than 50 million monthly contactless transactions in Europe. They feel that this number will have been achieved before the close of this year. The head…

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Mobile payments taking off in Myanmar

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Visa and MasterCard have both announced that they are seeing meaningful growth in the country. Both Visa and MasterCard have announced that the penetration of smartphones in Myanmar will considerably decrease the use of cash in the country, particularly when wireless networks roll out the use of mobile payments in this poorest country in Southeast Asia. These two largest electronic transaction companies have emphasized the massive potential in Myanmar. The credit card companies have pointed out that the government of the country is also looking to grant two more telecommunications…

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Mobile payments contactless option to launch in Iceland

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The new program will allow merchants to accept transactions through smartphones in store. It has just been announced that Iceland will be taking its first steps into the mobile payments world, as the Valitor card issuer has entered into a partnership with the Point electronic transaction solutions provider, for a software that will let merchants accept transactions through contactless Visa cards and smartphones through PayWave. This will make it possible for consumers to leave their wallets at home and use smartphones to check out. This new mobile payments option in…

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