In this series of posts, we’ll share a bit more about who we are, what we’re doing and why it will matter to you- beginning with, “What is Isis?” Want to learn more? Follow us on Twitter @paywithisis and if you’re able, come meet us next month in Austin at SXSW.
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Enabling the point-of-sale (POS) ecosystem for contactless is a critical step toward activating mobile payments. Already, we’ve seen POS hardware manufacturers start implementing terminals equipped with NFC technologies, but what’s in it for POS software and service providers? What do these groups need to know about contactless? How do they take advantage of the mobile… Read more »
We were interested to see a recent Aite Group report on the deployment of contactless-enabled hardware, software and transaction-routing capabilities. Aite Group projects tremendous industry growth, due in large part to recent payments industry trends and platforms like Isis.
Did you know mobile commerce began with a vending machine in Helsinki, Finland more than 10 years ago? An American Express infographic documents NFC technology’s evolution to make mobile commerce a reality today. A GigaOm story also outlines Isis’ early beginnings and projects where the industry is headed.
Who do you trust with your personal banking information? KPMG survey results suggest consumers trust financial institutions and payment startups to drive mobile payments. To learn more about players likely to define the mobile commerce space in the year ahead, we encourage you to read GigaOm’s report.
We came across a great Forbes column that highlights how mobile commerce benefits a retailer’s bottom line. As the article explains, mobile commerce enables retailers to develop personalized, meaningful customer relationships that can influence behavior and boost spending. The author predicts “retailers who integrate mobile and the in-store experience with context will thrive.” To learn… Read more »
According to CNBC, eMarketer predicts 37.5 million U.S. consumers age 14 and older will make at least one purchase using mobile phones in 2012. Compared to last year, this is an increase of 10 million consumers paying with mobile wallets at local retailers, both big and small. To find out why mobile matters in the… Read more »
Visa Europe’s Contactless Barometer benchmark study is an interesting read and sheds insights on U.K. consumer adoption of mobile payments. Visa Europe found that while the availability of NFC-enabled handsets is expected to drive mobile payments, banks and retailers play a significant role in spurring consumer adoption. Similar reports suggesting consumers trust financial institutions to… Read more »
At Isis, security is a top priority because we know it’s important to consumers. The Austin American-Statesman reports Isis’ partnership with digital security company Gemalto is a key step in ensuring secure mobile transactions. To learn more about our relationship with Gemalto, see the Austin American-Statesman story or press release announcing our partnership.
At the Consumer Electronics Show, Isis’ Doug Kilgour participated in a panel that explored how mobile commerce will enhance the retail experience. A Wall Street Journal video report confirms CES is buzzing about mobile commerce and covers the latest industry developments. Check it out below.