VENDING INDUSTRY. Just published the version 4.3 of MDB protocol to improve cashless transactions

NAMA (US vending industry association), with the contribution provided by the European Vending Association (EVA), announced today the release of the latest version of the Multi-Drop Bus (MDB) standards – Version 4.3.MDB Version 4.3 allows for a comprehensive treatment of cashless transactions across convenience services. Version 4.3 updates are explicitly aimed at cashless applications based…

Contactless transit payments go live in Miami

Passengers using Miami-Dade Transit’s Metrorail service can now pay for their travel using a contactless card issued by Mastercard, Visa or American Express, make mobile payments using Google Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay or select to use Fitbit Pay to pay with a wearable device. The new contactless payment service includes a fare-capping feature…

National QR mobile payments service to go live in Indonesia

Indonesia’s central bank says it has now completed the development of QRIS, an EMV-compliant national QR Code Indonesian Standard for mobile payments. “QRIS was compiled by Bank Indonesia along with the Indonesia Payment System Association (ASPI), using EMVCo international standards to support broader payment system instrument interconnectedness and accommodate the specific needs of Indonesia, thus…