I spent the last 7 days using a Samsung Galaxy S4 phone equipped with NFC and the Isis mobile wallet to pay for a lot of things. Sponsored by Gemalto as part of their Contactless Challenge, I got pretty comfortable using the phone to pay for things like meals, … Read the rest
Tag: Contactless Challenge
A video log about my experience with the Whole Foods challenge which is one of the individual events that makes up the Contactless Challenge put on by Gemalto. I had to get as many people to show up at Whole Foods and buy them $3 deserts while demonstrating the … Read the rest
I’m almost liberated from my wallet. Seriously folks, wireless payments from your smartphone works. It just plain works and I’m almost ready to leave my wallet at home.
I bought my flowers for Stefi using Contactless payment. It was my first purchase using my phone as a wireless payment device. The entire process was simple, I launched the ISIS mobile wallet app on my phone, entered my secure pin, held it over the point of sale terminal and … Read the rest
The Gemalto Contactless Challenge starts tomorrow morning at 6am and if I plan to buy anything with my phone I better put some money in it. (On it?) One of the great things about this challenge is that Gemalto is giving us their money to spend. The funds arrived this … Read the rest
Game face on
Gemalto a multi-billion dollar company that you’ve likely never heard of is sponsoring a wireless payment challenge pitting me and my city of Austin vs Kathy and her city of Salt Lake City. Both Austin and SLC are piloting a new NFC payment technology from ISIS… Read the rest
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