Forrester Research predicts mobile commerce will be a $31 billion enterprise by 2016. This year, The Washington Post and ABC News expect mobile payments will proliferate as more NFC-enabled devices go to market, due in part to Isis’ launch. What’s your mobile prediction for 2012? Check out The Washington Post’s tech trend roundup to see what others are saying.
The Retail Solutions Providers Association, or RSPA, is hosting a webinar for merchants looking to navigate the complex web of mobile payments services. Join Isis for an engaging conversation on Jan. 11 at 2:00 p.m. EST to learn how your business can play a crucial role in the mobile commerce ecosystem. You can register for the event here.
Isis will have a presence at Smart Card Alliance’s 2012 Payments Summit on Feb. 8 – 10 in Salt Lake City. Our chief sales officer, Jim Stapleton, will lead a discussion on building a mobile payments industry. In addition, Doug Kilgour, a senior business development executive, will participate in a mobile payments industry roundtable. To learn more, look into the 2012 Payments Summit.
Doug Kilgour, a senior business development executive at Isis, will be at 2012 CES in Las Vegas on Jan. 10 – 13. He’ll share Isis’ perspective in a panel on mobile payments that explores the perks of mobile wallets, impact on retailers and security issues. For more information, see the Mobile Payment Basics: How the Business Works panel listing or 2012 CES website.
Austin, TX, Dec 12, 2011 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has been selected by Isis to secure its mobile commerce platform through Gemalto’s Allynis Trusted Service Manager (TSM) solution. Isis, the mobile commerce joint venture between AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, will provide consumers and merchants with an open and secure mobile commerce platform that will revolutionize how consumers shop, pay and save.
“We selected Gemalto for their long-standing relationships with financial institutions and mobile operators, which includes experience in securely provisioning services over the air and issuing sensitive financial information to the consumer,” said Ryan Hughes, Chief Marketing Officer of Isis. “Gemalto’s dedication to security is unmatched in the industry and will provide the Isis Mobile Commerce Platform with the necessary infrastructure to ensure consumer and merchant confidence in the Isis Mobile Wallet.”
Isis will enable consumers to enjoy the speed, security and convenience of mobile contactless payment using NFC technology at retail outlets such as restaurants, movie theaters and drug stores. Consumers will be able to securely pay, present loyalty cards, and redeem coupons all with a tap of their phones.
“Gemalto is thrilled to support Isis in delivering the speed, security and convenience of mobile contactless payment,” added Sébastien Cano, Senior Vice-President, Gemalto North America. “Using our extensive experience with worldwide commercial deployments Gemalto has designed a solution for Isis to support mobile payment and a host of NFC services like digital couponing and loyalty programs, access control and mass transit.”
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2010 annual revenues of €1.9 billion and over 10,000 employees operating out of 87 offices and 13 Research & Development centers in 45 countries.
Gemalto is at the heart of our evolving digital society. Billions of people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain, and work—anytime, anywhere, in ways that are convenient, enjoyable and secure. Gemalto delivers on the growing demands for personal mobile services, identity protection, payment security, authenticated online services, cloud computing access, modern transportation, e-healthcare and e-government services. Gemalto does this by providing secure software, a wide range of secure personal devices, and managed services to wireless operators, banks, enterprises and government agencies.
Gemalto is the world leader for electronic passports and identity cards, two-factor authentication devices for online protection, smart credit/debit and contactless payment cards, as well as subscriber identification modules (SIM) and universal integrated circuit cards (UICC) in mobile phones. Also, in the emerging machine-to-machine applications Gemalto is a leading supplier of wireless modules and machine identification modules (MIM). To operate these solutions and remotely manage the software and confidential data contained in the secure devices Gemalto also provides server platforms, consulting, training, and managed services to help its customers achieve their goals.
As the use of Gemalto’s software and secure devices increases with the number of people interacting in the digital and wireless world, the Company is poised to thrive over the coming years.
The joint venture is between AT&T Mobility LLC, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless and is based in New York City. The venture is chartered with building ISIS™, a national mobile commerce platform that will fundamentally transform how people shop, pay and save. The Isis mobile commerce platform will be available to all merchants, banks and mobile carriers. Isis is a trademark of JVL Ventures, LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other logos, product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
At the RAMP Advanced Commerce & Mobile Retail Services Summit, Isis’ Jim Stapleton encouraged attendees to imagine how mobile commerce could change the future and ease of travel. We think you may enjoy his vision too, so take a look at the infographic he shared.
Registration is now open for the Isis Mobile Innovation Forum: Capitalize on the Contactless Future. Point of sale software companies, value added resellers and merchants are invited to join us Feb. 21-22 in Austin, Texas to explore the business opportunities created by Isis and contactless payments.
We’re thrilled to announce the Isis Mobile Innovation Forum: Capitalize on the Contactless Future will take place in Austin on Feb. 21-22. As you know, Austin is a key launch market for Isis next year and mecca for technology innovation. It’s the perfect place to convene point of sale software companies, value added resellers and merchants for a discussion about the business opportunities created by Isis and mobile payments.
The event will include in-depth sessions previewing the future of commerce. Attendees will also get a first-hand look at the Isis platform.
Look forward to seeing you here!
–Nan Matthews Edwards, Austin City Development Manager
We’re looking forward to the National Retail Federation’s 101st BIG Show on Jan. 15 – 18, 2012 in New York City. Stay tuned for more details about Isis’ participation. In the meantime, you can learn about the NRF Annual Convention & EXPO on its website.
The GSMA announced new keynote speakers for Mobile World Congress 2012, including our CEO Michael Abbott. The event will be held Feb. 27 – March 1, 2012 in Barcelona. For more information about the lineup and conference program, check out Mobile World Congress 2012 and the news release.