Browsing All Posts filed under »Mobile Payments«

Instant Apps and discovery

January 30, 2017

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Stories are going around about the fact that instant apps are finally starting to see the light of day.  But what are they and why should you care ? Firstly you should care because it should make a lot of actions we do on our devices much smoother and better.  For example you want to […]

m-Tickets for trains, at last some movement, but more to be done

March 25, 2014

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I saw yesterday (24th March) that First Capital Connect have started supporting mobile tickets. you can see a capture of their tweet from yesterday. I am glad that this is happening,  and it would appear to be a lot like the airline’s model: That is the “ticket” ends up being a QR code read by the entry gates at the […]

Is using a tablet, in your house, a mobile use case ?

March 18, 2014

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I have been looking at a range of usage figures for web sites,  and several well known online only shopping brands,  and research from IBM into black friday have been showing that about half of shoppers online are using tablets,  and the inference is drawn that this is a growth in mobile e-commerce. And I […]

Paym – mobile to mobile payments across all banks

March 10, 2014

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During my 14 or so years thinking about mobile, and delivering services to boot, there has been a common thread for many of them and in particular person to person P2P services. And no not lots of money,  and no not über coolness, nor even a perfect idea, it is … Perceived ubiquity. For P2P […]

NFC Payments – chance for the roadblock to be cleared

February 20, 2014

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I try not to just comment on rolling news about mobile, as there are so many more people who do this, and do it full time.  However sometimes an important event occurs that makes me sit up and think.  Here is one. Using your mobile phone to pay for things at a point of sale […]

Infographic – Emerging paths to purchase

July 24, 2013

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  An interesting report from Havas International on the types of digital consumer / shopper. Here are the types listed, to help you know what’s contained therein (there is a lot more detail than this list) Digitally Dissociated Those that primarily stick to face to face RL shopping Digitally Divided See the bricks and mortar shops […]

Touch screen window shopping comes to NY

July 24, 2013

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i saw this story and thought that makes a lot of sense,  so what’s that I hear you say, don’t make me follow the link ! In short a 9 by 2 foot touch screen being put into NY store fronts to sell (selected) goods from e-bay with a 1 hour delivery time. whilst this is not […]