Dave Birch explores the concept of a 'Psychic ID' and sees if modern technology can help bring his futuristic vision to reality.
There are increasingly frequent claims that contactless smart payment cards are insecure because they can be read while in your pocket or wallet. Can this really be true?
Is the threat of contactless cards fact or fiction?
Experiences of designing an Open Payment system in London highlights some of the key issues involved for other global transit operators thinking of moving to similar card-based systems.
A growing number of gamers will soon be able to benefit from NFC technology, says Dave Birch.
Passengers will soon benefit from greater convenience, security and value as TfL prepares to launch contactless bank card ticketing.
How can advancements in smartphone and NFC technology lead the way to significant improvements in service and cost savings in managing Domiciliary Care and its payment scheme?
Payments are being changed forever as we go online. Games and social networks are giving us some clues as to what the future holds, but it helps to understand history too.
An overview of Near Field Communication technology.
"Contactless" technology is finally ready for the mass market.
Dave Birch discusses how contactless smart tickets will not only help anti-counterfeiting, but open up a whole new world of benefits.
Along with NFC comes new opportunities for fraud. This paper provides an insight into the technology and the services that are expected to be deployed through NFC and gives a high-level review of the information security risks associated with the NFC device, along with an introduction to the countermeasures expected to be embedded in the services.
Some exciting developments are currently underway in access control and ePassports, but is this technology ready to support payments?
The technology that supports innovative payment schemes for parking is developing at a rapid rate. Could cashless convenience soon be a reality for car drivers everywhere?
These are the technologies for adding NFC capabilities to consumer equipment without having NFC chipsets integrated into that equipment.
The role of the TSM - explained.