Balancing the needs of customers with the reality of what technology can offer can sometimes be a tricky business, more so in an industry where changes can happen overnight. Understanding customer behaviour is only one part of the solution – matching it to the right end-product and communicating this information completes the equation. If done right, the reward is there to be reaped. Datacard’s Sebastien Tormos observes the latest trend in the payment card sector and shares how Datacard is capitalising its expertise to address these new requirements in the industry.
In certain parts of the world, having multiple one-function cardS for those numerous applications is still very much the norm. The trend however is moving towards a multi-purpose approach. An example would be in a university setting – providing access to university buildings; logging & tracking of books at the library; a transportation payment card; the list goes on. To run such a complex operation requires astute ID management, which is exactly Identive Group’s forte. We spoke to Hugo Garcia, President of ID Solutions in the US to find out more.
Singapore wants to help create a cashless future global society, and the government has declared its intention to help it get there as soon as possible. Like many grand endeavours, the evolution will take time, but the process is already well underway.
Technology will only continue to improve our lives. It takes a huge leap of faith to pioneer an innovation in any country at all, and Eastcompeace has done precisely that. By incorporating RFID technology into a SIM card, contactless payment through mobile phone is enabled as Indonesians can now get a taste of improved efficiency when paying. Daniel Hu of Eastcompeace talks to us about their deal with Telkomsel on this innovation.
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