Smart City

Discover new standards of sustainability, efficiency, mobility and economic growth in smart cities.

November 16, 2016

How three of the world’s largest music festivals use contactless technology

Photo from Electric Love Festival 2016 © Raul Barcia  Festival-style concerts, with their multi-performer format and party-on atmosphere, have become […]
October 9, 2016

Can wearables receive mass market adoption for mobile payments and other value added services?

Since the initial launch of NFC-based mobile wallets more than 10 years, no wallet solution has achieved mass market adoption. […]
October 7, 2016

It may be chilly in Iceland, but contactless is hot

When my mom approached me about a trip with her and my brother to Iceland, I wasn’t sure what to […]
October 6, 2016

Wow factor: Theme parks get a contactless boost

Theme parks and other leisure-entertainment venues have come a long way since Walt Disney opened his first one in a […]
September 19, 2016

Integrated services: Creating a secure future for eGov databases

The United Nations, a leading proponent of online government services, conducts periodic surveys to gauge regional progress in eGovernment deployments. […]
August 18, 2016

5 key elements for smart eGovernment

By 2050, the UN projects 66% of the world’s population will live in urban environments. In these crowded cities, how […]
August 10, 2016

A beer, a bar and RFID: A wearable story

My Silicon Valley friends who aren’t in the high-tech industry find my fascination with technology endearing. This was especially true […]
August 4, 2016

Secure in-person payment: Digitizing the last sector where cash is still king

Credit and debit cards have made it easier to go through life without carrying cash, and now that mobile phones […]
August 1, 2016

What “IntegralSecurity” means for eGovernment

Let’s say you’re a burglar deciding which house to rob. The first one has a lock on the front door, […]
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