Tag: Internet of things

Data: ‘Hey Siri, Alexa, Google—when will you be ready for payments?’

Voice assistants are on a fast track, with ownership of home devices like Amazon Echo and Google Home surging to between 20% and 25% of households from a mere 1% in about two years. The rapid growth is inviting keen interest in many circles about the potential for voice assistants to spark disruption in commerce,…
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April 11, 2018 0

With the right tune up, in-car payments can take off

Technologies associated with IoT are inexpensive, low powered and frequently based on common soft- ware platforms. Recent rapid development in the automotive/haulage industries allows the integration of this tech into cars/trucks. These developments have coincided with the simultaneous rise in fintech with the use of technology supporting financial services such as payments, fostering a commonality…
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March 8, 2018 0

Payment companies must get faster, or get left behind

The demand for safer data, faster payments and better experiences presents great opportunity, but also significant challenges. The way we pay is changing. As shopping habits evolve, e-commerce and m-commerce methods such as in-app and one-click ordering are becoming increasingly popular. In addition, the exponential growth of the IoT is introducing a wealth of new…
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December 15, 2017 0