Mystic 8 Ball Pass to demo PassKit image upload capabilities

Objectives: Demonstrate the power of dynamic image upload in PassKit Passes; Make the code available to anyone so they can quickly integrate and implement image upload into their own campaigns and Passes. A little background on PassKit image upload: The PassKit image upload works in a really cool and efficient way. If you want your […]

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 The PassKit Portal, the location based lock screen message doesn’t show up close enough to their shop or outlet. While Google Maps provide a […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

What is Passbook?

Passbook is a new application in iOS6. It’s a native application and available on the iPhone and iPod Touch when iOS6 is installed; so that means that it’s a standard application for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and now the iPhone 5. It is not available on iPad or iPad mini. Simply put, […]

New Passbook Pass Samples

We’ve just released 10 more samples Passes for your pleasure. Simple visit PassK.it/samples on your iOS6 Device.  Or scan any of these QR codes with your iPhone or iPod Touch (you just need a scanning app that reads QR codes) Some of the passes have ‘dynamic’ fields which will allow you to enter your own […]