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  • [New] The number of merchants worldwide using software point of sale solutions to accept contactless payments on an ordinary NFC smartphone or tablet will increase from 6m in 2022 to more than 34.5m by 2027. NFCW
  • More than nine in ten public transport users worldwide expect transit services to offer contactless fare payment options and just under half prefer to make contactless payments for their transit fares. NFCW
  • As the trend of contactless payments has grown worldwide by over 40% in the since 2022, merchants will benefit from an affordable digital solution to drive sales and maximise their revenue potential, says PayFast. Research
  • Shopify's point-of-sale software will soon include support for Apple's new tap-to-pay feature in the US, which allows Apple devices to serve as a contactless card reader without additional hardware. Business Insider
  • Entrepreneurs will appreciate Apple's new Tap to Pay feature, which transforms one's iPhone into a contactless payment terminal. Laptop Mag
  • Coupled with the increasing merchant acceptance of contactless cards, we are seeing not only in metro cities but in non-metro cities as well, we anticipate contactless payments to be a key driver of digital payments in the future. The New Indian Express
  • Merchants will soon be able to accept contactless payments directly on their iPhone using Apple's Tap to Pay feature via the Square Point of Sale (POS) app without needing to connect their device to any additional hardware. NFCW
  • Maintaining transaction security and authenticating client identities will become more important than ever as new payment trends such as UPI, mobile wallets and payments, and contactless card payments become mainstream. ETHealthworld
  • Tap to Pay on iPhone provides sellers with the ability to accept contactless payments with no additional hardware, and is expected to be publicly launched later in 2022. PYMNTS.com
  • Sellers will be able to accept contactless payment via physical cards and digital wallets like Apple Pay and Google Pay - on smartphones and connected watches, directly on their Android mobile device. NFCW
  • Sellers will be able to accept contactless payment via physical cards and digital wallets, like Apple Pay and Google Pay, on smartphones and connected watches, directly on their Android / iOS. Research
  • Morocco-based BMCI bank has given clients the opportunity to apply for biometric payment cards that authenticate contactless payments with fingerprints. Research
  • 43.7% of the U.S. population is expected to try out and make at least one mobile contactless payment by 2025, compared to just over a third (36.4%) of customers using contactless payments in 2021. The Financial Brand
  • While Google Wallet will remain a virtual space to store a user's all digital cards, Google Pay will remain the branding for contactless payments. Research
  • Later in 2022, merchants in the US will be able to accept Apple Pay and other contactless payments via their iPhones, without the need for extra hardware (like Square's devices). The Motley Fool UK
  • The upcoming Huawei P50 will bring the latest benefit from Curve and Curve Pay, which uses NFC technology to enable contactless payments. Huawei Central
  • US merchants and shops will be able to accept Apple Pay and other contactless payments simply by using iPhone and a partner-enabled iOS app later in 2022. Silicon UK
  • Tap to Pay on iPhone will provide businesses with a secure, private and easy way to accept contactless payments and unlock new checkout experiences. Irishexaminer.com

Last updated: 14 August 2022


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