Sep 2, 2012 - Category: Research
As excitement surrounding mobile payments develops, most of the focus has been placed on the wallet apps such as Google Wallet and Isis jockeying for position. However, the success of a mobile payments system will depend on far more than which piece of software will be used on the most devices. A fully...
Jul 5, 2012 - Category: Featured
A new study from Juniper Research has determined that the total value of mobile payments for digital and physical goods, money transfers and NFC (Near Field Communications) transactions will reach $670bn by 2015, up from $240bn this year. These forecasts represent the gross merchandise value of all purchases...
Mar 23, 2012 - Category: Research
We are at the beginning of a new technology cycle as consumer adoption of mobile and social media extends the reach of the web and integrates those media into the physical world.
Facebook is only eight years old, and yet its planned $5 billion IPO is the largest Internet IPO ever. As in every new technology...
Dec 19, 2011 - Category: Research
According to a new report by IMS Research, a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry the number of Near Field Communications (NFC)-enabled phones shipped in 2011 totaled 35 million globally. IMS Research forecasts that significant market events and...
Dec 16, 2011 - Category: News
Collective Point of Sale Solutions, a Canadian provider of payment processing services, has launched VirtualMerchant Mobile, a mobile P.O.S solution that allows small and medium-sized businesses to process credit card payments using an existing smartphone device.
“We worked very hard to deliver a...
Dec 15, 2011 - Category: Featured
The Yankee Group has just released its free 17-page 2012 Annual Predictions Report, which looks into what the future has in store for the ever-growing mobility landscape.
The world is in transition and in the year ahead, mobile will be both the protagonist and the subject of this instability....
Aug 30, 2011 - Category: Research
comScore, Inc. has released data from the comScore MobiLens service, reporting key trends in the U.S. mobile phone industry during the three month average period ending July 2011. The study surveyed more than 30,000 U.S. mobile subscribers and found Samsung to be the top handset manufacturer overall with...
Jul 30, 2011 - Category: Research
Javelin Strategy Research has release a new report entitled: “Smartphone Banking Security: Mobile Banking Utilization Stalls On Consumer Fears.”
Mobile banking adoption has stagnated despite explosive growth in smartphone adoption from 2009 to 2011.
In 2009, one in four smartphone owners...
Jul 29, 2011 - Category: Research
According to Research and Markets, mobile banking adoption has stagnated despite explosive growth in smartphone adoption from 2009 to 2011, and the company attributes the slowdown to consumer fears over mobile banking security.
In 2009, one in four smartphone owners considered mobile banking unsafe. One year...
Jun 22, 2011 - Category: Research
A recent survey, entitled, “2011 European Mobile User Study” found that 40 percent of consumers who intend to buy a smartphone as their next mobile device will choose an iPhone. Android-based devices come in second (19 percent), followed by BlackBerry (17 percent) and Nokia (15...
May 12, 2011 - Category: Featured
Trust and familiarity are the key drivers in consumer preference for mobile payment services, according to a new study. The survey by GfK NOP, a global market research agency, covered nine countries (US, UK, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, South Korea, Brazil and China) and included 8,603 online...
Apr 18, 2011 - Category: News
One of the most common iPhone 5 rumours is about Near Field Communication (NFC), the technology that allows mobile payments with a wave or “tap” of a device. Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter and mobile payment company Square, is now officially available in the iPhone store.
Radu Tyrsina at IT...
Mar 22, 2011 - Category: News
According to two people with knowledge of the inner workings of a coming iteration of the Apple iPhone — although not necessarily the next one — a chip made by Qualcomm for the phone’s processor will also include near-field communication technology, known as NFC.
This technology enables short-range...
Feb 15, 2011 - Category: News
Here’s a preliminary list of the hottest mobile payment startups. Feel free to add to the conversation:
Purchase in App (not billed via carrier)
Contactless / Mobile Contactless:
Feb 11, 2011 - Category: News
Recent reports have suggested that the Apple iPad and the iPhone 5 will have integrated Near Field Communication (NFC) capabilities that can be used for mobile payments, as well as other applications. NFC involves a chip that transmits a short range, high frequency signal in order to communicate with nearby...
Jan 28, 2011 - Category: News
Apple could cause some serious disruption in the mobile payments market if it enters that arena as reported, say analysts.
Reports noted earlier this week that Apple is planning to embed Near-Field Communications NFC technology into its next-generation iPhones and iPads. What’s likely to make...
Jan 24, 2011 - Category: News
Apple Inc. plans to introduce services that would let customers use its iPhone and iPad computer to make purchases, said Richard Doherty, director of consulting firm Envisioneering Group.
The services are based on “Near-Field Communication,” a technology that can beam and receive information at a...
Jan 21, 2011 - Category: Research
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Mobile Payments – A Battle of Giants in a Fragmented Market” report to their offering.
This study spotlights the mobile payment market, provides details about the related services and their technological aspects,...
Jan 4, 2011 - Category: News
As consumers increasingly adopt smartphone technology and all the new app’s that go with it, mobile payment is becoming much more used and accepted, and companies including Google, Apple, and other smartphone players are providing mobile-payment enabling technologies such as near-field communications...
Dec 21, 2010 - Category: Research
Javelin Strategy and Research has released its 2010 Mobile Banking Scorecard: How 19 Top Financial Institutions Compare on Mobile Channel Retail Delivery. The survey presents an overview of mobile banking services offered by 19 of the 30 largest U.S. financial institutions (FIs) based on deposits. The survey...