API Calls versus Active Passes

Did you know that redeeming a Passbook Pass normally takes at least 2 API calls? To retrieve the status of the Pass (e.g. to check that the coupon is valid, or to confirm the balance of a store card is sufficient), and; The other to then change and update the status of the Pass (e.g. […]

Why choose PassKit?

The entire realm of mobile commerce is changing, and it is in high demand for businesses wanting to gain a competitive edge. Enter Passbook, one of Apple’s latest creations. Companies are already positioning themselves to provide Passbook passes using PassKit. PassKit helps professionals and individuals create, distribute, and manage passes. PassKit has simplified all the […]

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 […]

How to push a Passbook update to the lock screen

We’ve just published the following video tutorial to help you push Passbook updates to the lockscreen. Open Safari on your iPhone (running iOS6) Visit http://PassK.it/ Navigate to Samples Select Retail Cards Select Starbucks Fill in the details (Card Nick Name, Card Registered Name) Keep the default Card Number or replace with your own Enter your […]

First use of PassKit Passes

Nick Murray, our Chief Architect, and his daughter go on an adventure; places where no man or girl have been before! They go to find out if Hong Kong International Airport and Thai Airways are ready for Apple’s Passbook.