Can the U.S. Catch Up to China When it Comes to Mobile Wallet Adoption?

Mobile wallet adoption in the U.S. is steadily growing, but it is lagging in comparison to some Asian and European countries. China specifically is reported to have very high consumer adoption for mobile wallets, while in the U.S., less than one-third of smartphone users are on board with the trend.

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What It Takes for Your Clients to Accept Mobile Payments

There are a lot of theories about why mobile payments haven’t caught on faster in the U.S. Some analysts say they might not be user-friendly enough — people have to unlock their smartphones and open apps to use them. Others say that consumers are concerned about the security of their payment and personal data. And there are always questions about how data from mobile payments could be used and whether it could cross the line and become an invasion of privacy.

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Are Wearables the Next Big Thing in Payments?

You probably didn’t realize it, but the future of payments is already here. While you may not be able to ride a hoverboard Marty McFly-style to work each morning, you can use your smartwatch to pay for your coffee on the drive-in. Wearable technology – some of the most futuristic consumer technology innovations – is here, and is enabling nearly invisible payments.

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Mobile Wallets Should be Part of Your Payment Strategy

Do you remember the wonder in your eyes when mobile wallets were first introduced? The idea of just simply tapping your smartphone on a payment acceptance device to pay seemed magical and in many ways, it was! The fact that you didn’t even have to take your credit card out seemed like a dream and it made you think that someday you could leave your wallet behind at home.

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Contactless Payments for U.S. Transit: A Long Time Coming

When people talk about contactless payments being the norm in transit they most often think of Transport for London, which has been incredibly successful with more than a million taps a day. What they don’t typically think of: U.S. transit. But things are changing.

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