Dynamics’ proprietary Wireless Magnetic Communication (WMC) technology is being intergrated into the mobile payment strategy of LG Electronics. The game-changing technology revolutionizes mobile payments by allowing LG mobile phones to wirelessly communicate traditional magnetic stripe information directly to traditional magnetic stripe readers. An early version of the company’s WMC technology will be featured on the…
UnionPay and BCcard jointly launched UnionPay HCE mobile QuickPass in South Korea, which will enable the local UnionPay cardholders to pay by tapping their mobile phones. South Korea becomes the first overseas market to have launched mobile QuickPass. Mobile QuickPass is UnionPay’s new mobile payment solution. It supports both offline contactless payment via mobile phones…
South Korea-based Bluebird, manufacturer of Bluebird handheld computers, tablets, and mobile payment devices, has teamed with Reflexis Systems, a pioneer in real-time store execution and workforce management software. The partnership provides access to Reflexis StorePulse from Bluebird’s tablets and mobile computers, operating Windows 10—from anywhere on the sales floor or even from the field. Store…
Seoul-based Bluebird has unleashed five brand new products on the payments market. The new gizmos include the EF500, EF500R, ET100, RT100, and MT280.
Since launching in August in Korea, Samsung Pay has reached KRW 250 billion in accumulated transaction volume and over 10 million in accumulated number of transactions. This week Samsung Pay has expanded to transportation.
Samsung Pay will launch in Korea on August 20 and in the U.S. on September 28. Samsung plans to roll out the service in the U.K., Spain and China, with partners to be named in each market.
China’s UnionPay cards now enables cardholders to shop for merchandise made in Korea without actually being in the country. About 60,000 online merchants in Korea now offer exclusive 5% cash rebate upon purchases made with UnionPay cards.
A super Brilliant Card has entered the marketplace as South Korea-based BrilliantTS has harnessed the power of UK-based CSR’s CSR1013 technology. This enables simple and secure credit and debit card payments by connecting to a smartphone using Bluetooth.
Oberthur Technologies (OT) is opening of a new R&D center dedicated to security technologies for Smartphones and Mobile devices based in South Korea. This center will help handset makers deploy secure high-speed mobile services to accompany fast changing mobile users’ behaviors.
South Korea’s Hyundai Card has inked a deal with China’s UnionPay International to issue 12 types of UnionPay card products. All major card issuers in South Korea offer UnionPay cards. BC UnionPay China Pass Debit Card is the first UnionPay card issued in South Korea.
UnionPay International inked a deal with South Korea’s KB Kookmin Card and LG Uplus in mobile payment service, agreeing to enable South Korean UnionPay cardholders to pay by waving their mobiles phones in front of QuickPass terminals across the world in July.
CardWeb.com’s CardPixes database of more than 7,000 images today features the KEB HanaCard Sync MasterCard.