RetailCustomerExperience.com published an article today about retailers' ability to connect with customers' smartphones to generate in-store purchases.
RCR Wireless is reporting that PayPal is planning to launch a new application for Android devices later this summer that leverages near field communication technology to provide a peer-to-peer commerce offering. The new Android widget can fulfill transactions by tapping two devices together. The video in the RCR Wireless article displays how this might work.
Unless you've been living under a rock, QR codes are finding their way into your day-to-day life. If you have been unfortunate enough to be trapped under a rock, a quick response (QR) code is a two dimensional code that can be scanned and read by smartphone cameras to transfer information. The information can then be encoded to text, add a vCard contact, open a URL, or much more.
iQmetrix Customer Success Manager Ryan Donald hosted this session at the 2010 Wireless Summit in Scottsdale, Ariz. You can watch it in its entirety, by clicking on the video below:
Juniper Research predicts NFC transactions will reach $670 billion by 2015, up from $240 billion this year.
Digital Signage Today put out a fascinating infographic about the ubiquity of digital signs in our everyday lives: Check it out.
A new study by PowerReviews and the e-tailing consultancy group found that customer reviews have the largest impact on people's decision to buy something online.
iQmetrix Executive Account Manager Stacy Hamer hosted this session at the 2010 Wireless Summit in Scottsdale, Ariz. You can watch it in its entirety, by clicking on the video below:
Today, I came upon an article by Richard Gaywood on The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW.com) that analyzes what the new Google Wallet concept could mean for iPhone users.
It begins. As many expected, PayPal is suing Google on grounds that two of its former employees (now senior executives at Google) violated their contracts and stole confidential PayPal information to share with Google and other companies, reports Sam Gustin of Wired.
Google officially announced its NFC-based Google Wallet mobile payment service at an event in New York City today, giving substance to a story that has been building for months, and even years.
A new study by JiWire has examined mobile shopping trends of people that use tablets, smartphones or laptops outside of their home or office, dubbing these people as "on-the-go" consumers.
Christopher Hall of Digital Signage Today reported (May 6) on a new type of mobile phone-charging kiosk that displays digital signage advertising in airports.