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Proxama, the global mobile marketing, loyalty and payments company, today announced it is in the process of acquiring Aconite Technology Ltd., the leading EMV enablement and smart product management software provider. The unification of the two companies will create a compelling end-to-end solution for card issuers to migrate from magnetic stripe credit cards to both EMV-compliant chip-based cards and contactless payment-enabled mobile devices. The final terms of the acquisition are still subject to the completion of appropriate legal and financial due diligence and the agreement of definitive terms.
3 weeks ago
London, UK – 29th October 2014 – Ralph Lauren has taken over the 15 window displays at Harrods on London’s Brompton Road to support the launch of its Polo Ralph Lauren line using mobile proximity technology. To mark the designer’s expansion to now include Polo for women; Ralph Lauren called upon Harrods’ previous experience in digital marketing. The brand is striving to connect with shoppers via their smartphones by offering exclusive and interactive content as well as an out of hours’ opportunity to enrich their luxury shopping experience.
4 weeks ago
Last week I attended Money 20/20 in Las Vegas, Nevada with our CEO Neil Garner. We participated in a number of insightful conversations with influencers, partners and customers, and gathered great insight from panel sessions given by industry thought leaders.
1 week ago
Android handset manufacturers have of course supported NFC for a long time, but the secure element based payment solutions seen to date, struggled to make it beyond the Pilot/Test phase. That changed last year when Google announced the inclusion of Host Card Emulation (HCE) in the Android KitKat OS. This singular move transformed the mobile payments landscape, bringing new opportunities to service providers to deploy mobile NFC payment solutions on a commercial scale, obviating the need for the hitherto complex secure element ecosystem which required commercial co-operation between SPs, Mobile Network Operators, SIM vendors and Trusted Service Managers.
1 month ago
We are pleased to announce that we will be attending Technology for Marketing & Advertising in February next year. More information about what we are planning to do there will follow shortly!
We are pleased to announce that we will be attending Mobile World Congress in March next year. More information about what we are planning to do there will follow shortly!