PassKit integration with Passbook Pass Lesson Management System (in CakePHP)

We are very honoured to have Patrick Kosterman, co-Founder of Rock Kong, writing a special guest post for us this week. He has recently used the PassKit API to implement Lesson Passes for his students. He tells us what he set about to do and how he achieved this. We thoroughly recommend you read through […]

Finding your exact location for adding to a Passbook Pass

Some of our customers informed us that they are not able to get accurate location coordinates when using Google Maps; so even though they attach location(s) to their Passes, using the Pass Designer, the location based lock screen message doesn’t show up close enough to their shop or outlet. While Google Maps provide a very […]

PassKit Passes compatible with non iOS6 Devices

When you issue Passbook Passes with Passkit, you can be sure that you reach all your customers, and not just iOS6 users.  And you don’t even have to worry about what devices your customers are carrying. Here’s how it works: You distribute the Pass URL to your customers and prospects by whatever channel you want. […]

Pass Promotion Network

Another innovation first from PassKit. The Pass Designer now includes the option to share your Pass via our Pass Promotion Network. Once you have designed your Passbook Pass and ready for distribution, simply select the ‘Share Pass URL’ check box and re-save the Pass template and the Pass URL will be automatically pushed to our […]

Subway takes the first bite at the Apple Passbook

Subway has partnered with PassKit to be the first company in Hong Kong to offer Passbook coupons, that fit conveniently in Apple’s iPhone wallet. With iPhone in hand, patrons simply visit http://pass.is/subway, or scan the QR code. Walking close to the participating Subway outlets will activate a subtle reminder. Swipe the pass from the lock […]

Add to Passbook button

Apple has now officially released the Add to Passbook button and for all Passes created using PassKit your users and customers will see this button. Apple hopes that this brings more familiarity and confidence using Passbook. We are very pleased to inform our customers that ALL customers creating a Passbook Pass using PassKit will automatically […]

Passbook Pass Designer released today

We are very pleased to announce that the Passbook Pass Designer is now available to everyone. Perfect timing for the public release of iOS6. Simply visit https://create.passkit.com and get creative. It’s an important milestones for us, and the result of great collaboration between clients, suppliers, amazingly talented developers, a dedicated and passionate team and our […]

A sneak preview of Pass Designer

Well it’s been a long and arduous journey getting here but we have finally finished developing the online Pass Designer (we’ll share the challenges we encountered in another post). We are going to release a Beta shortly and then allow everyone access when iOS6 is announced. It is the only online Pass Designer and Pass Creator […]