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 […]

PassKit at the RISE Breakthrough Stage: Hottest Startups in Hong Kong

Paul Tomes RISE 2016

On the week 31st of May – 2nd of June 2016, RISE came back to Hong Kong in full force for the second year, this time bigger and better at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition centre in Wanchai. An estimated 15,000 people attended the event over the course of the week, with many businesses showcasing […]

What is PassKit?

What is PassKit and what products and services do we provide? Watch this video to see how we help businesses adopt a mobile strategy – without the need of an app. If your business wants to create passes right away, simply visit to get started. To learn more about our products and services, check […]

What is iBeacon Technology: An Animated Production

iBeacon technology can be difficult to understand at first. To make learning about it fun and easy, we’ve put together this animated video to sum up iBeacon and show a practical example of implementation. It also highlights important points such as hardware required and offline-online-offline interaction with a mobile wallet (using something like Apple Pay or […]

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 […]

PassKit Turns 2 and has a Gift for You

PassKit will be 2 years old on June 12. We’d like to offer you a little treat to thank you all for your dedication and continuous support. Between now and June 30*, anyone who upgrades their PassKit account will receive FREE GemTot Beacons: Upgrade to Entrepreneur Account: 1 GemTot beacon (default UUID) Upgrade to Growing […]

Convert Your Paper Stamp Cards to Digital with CHOPpass


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


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


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 […]