PaymentEye were recently at the Excel Arena in London for PayExpo 2014. There were a host of exhibitors displaying their latest innovative platforms and solutions. A number of seminars and discussions on hot topics such as bitcoin and mobile payments ensured an insightful experience for all attendees.
Over the course of the week, PaymentEye will be showcasing exclusive insights from the event with prominent exhibitors and speakers.
Here’s an initial overview of the event:
Nine out of ten consumers use their smartphones more than any other device, and consumers would also prefer to use biometrics over PINs - with fingerprints being the preferred method, according to a new Mastercard survey.
Fresh from its $4.5bn IPO, Nordic payments processor Nets has picked Spire as its partner to help with the physical roll out of mobile payments for Dankort customers.
Square has introduced a new update to its contactless and chip readers that reduces transaction speed to 4.2 seconds.
It seems laptops are about to catch the biometric fever as PayPal, Intel, Lenovo and Synaptics are collaborating to introduce FIDO-enabled embedded fingerprint solution to PCs.