How to engage your customers with the Apple Wallet changeMsg

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A few months ago one of our client’s wanted a solution that would push engaging messages to their customers passes based on their activity. Using the Passkit API this is a very straightforward task but I thought it would be good to document the use case in the hopes that it might inspire someone else […]

Improved Support for iBeacon on iOS 7 and Android

Great news! Apple has released the 7.1.2 software update for iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch. This update contains various bug fixes and security updates including: Improved iBeacon connectivity and stability. Fixed a bug with data transfer for some third party accessories, including barcode scanners. Corrected an issue with data protection class of Mail attachments. So […]

Convert Your Paper Stamp Cards to Digital with CHOPpass

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Update – August 7, 2017: We’ve released a new digital stamp card solution that has replaced CHOPpass. As PassKit continues to grow its team, innovation continues to reach new levels. Introducing PassKit’s new “out of the box” solution, the CHOPpass. This takes Apple’s Passbook technology beyond every merchant’s expectations. What is the CHOPpass? For businesses […]

Making it easier for Android users to get Passbook Passes

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Attido Mobile have announced a new feature to make it easier for first time PassWallet installers. Now when a new user clicks on the ‘download viewer’ icon from their Android device, their PassWallet will automatically contain a copy of their Pass as soon it has been installed from Google Play – i.e. no need to […]

iOS7 Passbook Scanner

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Any Apple developer that has started using and developing for the beautiful iOS7 (the beta version 1 was released on Day 1 of the Apple WorldWide Development Conference WWDC) may have seen that Passbook has introduced a scanner tool.  This is an excellent, much needed addition to Passbook; allowing an iPhone user to quickly grab […]

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 […]

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.