The Smart Pay system lets employees conduct sales transactions via a handheld device, sparing customers from waiting in queues, while making payment collection more frictionless.
iDTronic intros industrial handheld RFID reader for access control; STMicroelectronics receives EMVCo certification for payment platform; CAEN RFID expands reader module family; Sony Semiconductor Israel launches cellular IoT chipset.
GoTab is designed for food courts, festivals, resorts and other sites at which patrons can set up a tab and make payments with the tap of a wristband.
Eastern Market Brewing Co. is taking its Lincoln Tap room live with a 30-tap beer and drink wall that uses HF RFID technology and software from iPourIt, including wristbands that ensure those who pour drinks are of age and don't exceed 32 ounces without permission.
The Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway will require that all motorists pay for crossings via a passive UHF RFID sticker linked to their prepaid account.
Participants in an ING Bank and NXP pilot are making peer-to-peer payments by pointing Samsung phones within meters of each other and accepting the transaction on an app.
Fat Lip Pizza features iPourIt RFID self-serve tap; Touch 'n Go, Shell Malaysia enable RFID gas pump payments; ClearBlade unveils IoT software-as-a-service platform; Cantaloupe, MSU study shows contactless payments soaring; Lord Hobo Brewing Co. deploys Preddio digital twin tech; IIC extends IoT security maturity model.
Brazil's Bank Itaú understands that tags for automatically paying parking lot fees and tolls offer amenities that benefit its brand.
A recent study, conducted by ABI Research in partnership with the NFC Forum, found that 85 percent of respondents have made NFC-based payments during the past two years, up by 30 percent.
Unilever has begun offering its Ice Cream Shop mobile stores in West Hollywood, leveraging Robomart's vehicles and app with a UHF RFID system to detect what products are in stock and when customers select them.