The Evolution of Wallet

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  What is a wallet? A small folding case, usually of leather, for holding paper money, other small articles such as credit cards, bank cards, drivers licenses, identification cards, and other valuables such as these. As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, both economically and socially, technology adoption remains one of the defining factors in human […]

List of countries that support Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay

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  In 2014, Apple was the only major mobile wallet on the market. But in 2015, Google and Samsung launched their own mobile wallets. Since that time it is possible to turn your mobile device into a credit card, which is a simple, quick and secure way to pay. Business Insider’s research service, expects in-store mobile payment […]

Everything You Need to Know about Bluetooth Beacons and How they Work

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Can a bluetooth beacon send a push update to my customer when they walk past my store? Can we use a beacon to track when a customer has checked in? Can we just put a beacon there and everything will work? Do I need an app? We receive a lot of questions about beacons and […]

FWD Hong Kong Launches Digital Insurance Policies Stored in Mobile Wallet

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We’re thrilled to announce that FWD Hong Kong is now live with its digital travel insurance policies. Anyone that purchases FWD’s TravelCare insurance will be able to instantly store & access their digital travel policy in mobile wallet (e.g. Apple Wallet). Traditionally, when you purchase insurance, you receive an ‘insurance pack’ with your plastic insurance […]

How beacons work with WeChat

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How do beacons work with WeChat Shake [Video] WeChat global usage With an astounding 700 million WeChat users globally, as well as an increasing adoption and use of mobile wallet technology, it’s time to dig a bit more into the features and functionalities that can be performed through the app owned by the Chinese company […]

What are the Benefits of Mobile Wallet?

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It’s been 4 years since Apple introduced Passbook, which has been renamed Wallet. Since then we’ve also seen the emergence of other wallets such as Android Pay, Samsung Pay, WeChat Wallet, LG Pay, AliPay Wallet, and more. For those completely new to mobile wallet, here’s a quick primer. A mobile wallet is all your wallet […]

How to Create Digital Membership Cards for Mobile Wallet [Full Guide]

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We’re all familiar with the standard plastic membership card. It’s probably got your membership number, your name, and maybe an image of yourself – very standard, and very 1990’s. With the introduction of mobile wallet (i.e. Apple Wallet, Android Pay, WeChat Wallet), you can now use these channels as a way to transition from plastic […]

7 Digital Trends That Will Inspire Great Creative Ideas In 2015

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When Disney is turning plants into instruments, and the Philippines are using old analogue phones to deliver textbooks, it becomes clear creative ideas arise from anywhere. But that doesn’t guarantee they will. Unfortunately, there’s no official formula. Although you could easily try to apply one: time + effort + skill x tequila = Cannes Lions. […]

The Death of the Leather Wallet

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The days of making payments or collecting points with plastic cards are numbered. The physical wallet will soon be obsolete. And the Pew Research Center reports over 64% of Americans are already using the technology that will replace it. What’s more, BI Intelligence also predicts mobile in-store payments to reach “$189 billion by the year […]