Enabling Technologies

SimplyTapp’s HCE Technology Got a Boost from this Mobile Commerce Solutions Provider

Mozido, the Austin-based global mobile commerce solutions provider, is building on its mobile payments platform through a strategic investment in HCE (host card emulation) technology pioneer, SimplyTapp. The investment gives Mozido access to SimplyTapp’s patented HCE technology platform, enabling cloud-based credentials management capabilities for secure NFC-based mobile payments. Mozido will...

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BankTech

BofA Files Patents Related to Mobile Banking & Video ATM Terminals

Given the rise of mobile banking services and the associated cybersecurity risks, Bank of America wants to come up with more innovative banking methodologies. BofA has apparently filed new patents in order to come up with next generation solutions, as reported by IP WatchDog. Here are some of the relevant patents:...

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Payments

Commonwealth Bank Launches a One-of-a-Kind EFTPOS Tablet for Merchants

Commonwealth Bank has launched an innovative, new EFTPOS tablet which is set to transform how businesses interact with their customers and disrupt the payments space. Commonwealth Bank’s Albert has been engineered to help businesses improve and tailor their customer offering and gain unique business insights through a more mobile, user-friendly,...

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Authentication & Security

Hey Apple Pay, “Watch” Out for Samsung as Well

Samsung is apparently working on a Biosignal ID technology for their Gear smartwatch, as reported by Patently Apple. The smartphone giant wants to have its smartwatch be able to make payments in the future. Here is an illustration from Samsung’s new patent application which provides more insights on how the biosignal...

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