Google Pay transit payments made available in major cities with Cubic

Google Pay transit payments - Google Pay on mobile phone

Cubic Transportation Systems partners with Google to make paying for public transport more convenient. Paying for public transportation in some of the world’s major cities may be made more convenient for some mobile payment users with Google Pay transit payments options. This is because fare payment system Cubic Transportation Systems has teamed up with Google to offer contactless payments to riders who want to use their mobile phones to pay for transit. Commuters can purchase tickets or top up their transportation cards from their mobile phone. The addition of Google…

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The Philippines’ GMovies ticketing app introduces RQR Codes

RQR Code - Movie Ticket

The reversed quick response (RQR) coding technology saves customers time and effort. RQR codes are being rolled out by GMovies, the Philippines’ first and only movie schedule and ticketing platform that aggregates more than 100 cinemas nationwide. The reversed QR code technology that has been added to the movie ticketing app is designed to enhance the cinema experience of its customers, eliminating the need for users to line up at the ticket counter, which saves both time and effort. Movie goers merely need to scan the QR code below their…

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New augmented reality HMD helps revolutionize the AR experience

Augmented Reality HMD - Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge - YouTube

Engineers from Cambridge University have developed a realistic 3D viewing experience. Cambridge engineers at the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE) have developed a new augmented reality HMD that not only provide a realistic 3D viewing experience, but manages to do so without the common side effects of eyestrain or nausea. The device displays images on the retina using pixel beam scanning. The AR (augmented reality) HMD (head mounted display) is equipped with an enlarged eye-box. The eye-box is scalable and features an increased field of view of 36…

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Wearable gadgets may help improve safety for gas and oil operations

wearable gadgets - oil rig

Gas and oil companies are evaluating the potential benefits of deploying wearables to workers. According to research conducted by data and analytics company GlobalData, wearable gadgets may improve the day-to-day safety and efficiency of field technicians in oilfield operations. The wearables could help to ensure safety and provide audiovisual assistance. The initial research conducted by GlobalData focuses on enabling real-time monitoring of field technicians to make certain of their safety and to deliver audiovisual assistance to perform asset maintenance. It is thought that this could be made possible with the…

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Chase Pay app will no longer be available for making in store purchases

Chase Pay App - JPMorgan Chase Tower Houston

Customers are being informed that the mobile payment option will cease to be supported in stores. JPMorgan Chase & Co. plans to shut down its Chase Pay app, which would make it the bank’s third reversal on digital offering in three months, reports Bloomberg. The company reportedly began informing customers that the mobile payment option would no longer be available for smartphones when customers shop in store. This change is slated to go into effect starting early 2020. The payment method can still be used on website and apps of…

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