We have already commemorated October 21st 2015, the date the protagonists of ‘Back to the Future II’ travelled to, in an article today. To carry on the theme of looking back and forward in time, the infographic below considers how payments have evolved from mere bartering to today’s biometric tech and mobile payments, as well as how payment technologies will continue to progress in the near future.
For example, Coca-Cola seems to be jumping on to the Apple Pay bandwagon by deploying 100,000 vending machines capable of processing the tech giant’s mobile payments.
In the world of cryptocurrencies, 2014 was a bad year for Bitcoin. Having opened the year at $770, the digital currency’s value dropped to $350 by mid-December, marking a drop of roughly 50 per cent.
New data from Worldpay, which surveyed 4,000 shoppers in Europe, shows the continent is becoming more tech-savvy and a keen adopter of new payment technology.
Berlin neo bank N26 talks new products, UK launch and the advantages of being based in Berlin.
Just under twenty percent of all card purchases are now being made on contactless cards, according to new data from the UK Cards Association.
In this guest blog, Apriva's SVP, Stacey Tappin, talks about the evolving payment interactions and the increasing importance of providing a cohesive consumer experience across all channels.