Category Archives: Research

Smart card – Global Market Outlook (2016-2022)

By | August 11, 2017

A new research document with title ‘Smart card – Global Market Outlook (2016-2022)’ covering detailed analysis, Competitive landscape, forecast and strategies. The study covers geographic analysis that includes regions like US, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, South Africa, Egypt and important players/vendors such as Sony corp, Datacard corp, Renesas Electronics, Arm Holdings PLC…………….The report will help user gain… Read More »

Online credit card fraud on the rise, accounting accounting for 78 per cent of total card fraud in Australia

By | August 3, 2017

There has been a massive increase in online credit card fraud, with transactions made using stolen card details hitting $417.6 million in 2016, more than doubling since 2011. Industry body Australian Payments Network has revealed that transactions made using stolen credit card details accounted for 78 per cent of more than $530 million in total netted by fraudsters last… Read More »

UK – Contactless payments to save shoppers 141 MILLION hours

By | August 2, 2017

The rise of contactless payments continues, and they’re set to save UK shoppers a hefty 141 million hours over the next few years. So says research from Barclaycard, commissioned to mark the tenth anniversary of ‘touch and go’ payments. The credit card firm has crunched the numbers, and says this time saved by 2021 will be worth almost… Read More »

UK – Contactless sheds growing pains as tenth anniversary looms

By | August 1, 2017

With the tenth anniversary of the introduction of contactless cards in the UK fast approaching, Barclays is forecasting that tap and pay spending will soar by more than 300% over the next four years as seven in ten Brits begin to use the technology more frequently for everyday purchases. Barclaycard first introduced the technology to the UK almost… Read More »

Biometric Payment Technologies Supported by 80% of Americans, Survey Says

By | July 31, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. — A recent survey conducted by Viewpost on how American consumers view the future of payments and key issues around awareness of payment technologies reveals a high interest in biometric and “futuristic” payment options. The company surveyed a cross-section of 1,000 U.S.-based consumers, finding that overall, 80% of Americans are in support of using tools like sensor fingerprinting,… Read More »

US Payments Forum Summer 2017 Market Snapshot: Chip-on-Chip Transactions Increasing, Improving Consumer Transaction Experiences, Educating Merchants on EMV Implementation Challenges

By | July 26, 2017

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., July 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Payments Forum today released its summer 2017 market snapshot, providing updates on the continuing progress of the U.S. EMV migration, improvements in the consumer’s chip transaction experience at the point of sale (POS), and priorities for the second half of 2017 to focus on unique chip migration… Read More »

E-Sim cards are coming, whether the operators want them or not

By | July 20, 2017

The global Embedded SIM (E-Sim) card market is rising steadily due to the several advantages these cards have over conventional SIM cards. For example, E-Sim cards let users change mobile network operators with a few clicks. This ability to switch network providers in real time over the air (OTA) in machine-to-machine systems such as smart meters and connected… Read More »

UnionPay Leading The Pack In The Global Card Market

By | July 17, 2017

Mastercard and Visa are losing market share to UnionPay when it comes to the global cards market. That’s according to new research from RBR, which announced news in a press release late last week that the global card market has increased to 14 billion cards and that UnionPay is becoming the largest payment scheme. According to RBR, the number of… Read More »

Smart Cards Market on Track to Reach US$ 15,050.2 Mn by 2024

By | July 17, 2017

PMR maintains a positive long-term outlook on the global smart card market, estimating global revenues to surpass US$ 15,050.2 Mn by 2024. In terms of volume, the global smart card market is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 9.6% over 2016 – 2024. According to the latest market report published by Persistence Market Research, titled Global Market… Read More »

Debit Cards Knock off Cash as No. 1 Payment Method in U.K.

By | July 12, 2017

Cash is no longer king in the U.K., according to the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) annual Payments Survey, which found that debit card transactions accounted for almost 43 percent of all retail transactions in 2016, overtaking cash, which accounted for 42 percent of all retail transactions, for the first time. Falling average transaction values in debit and credit… Read More »

E-SIM Card Market (Application – M2M (Connected Cars and Utility) Outlook 2025

By | July 10, 2017

The global E-SIM card market is rising steadily due to the several advantages of E-SIM card over conventional SIM cards. E-SIM card allows changing mobile network operator at a few clicks, a feature distinct to them. For instance, ability to switch network providers over the air in machine to machine systems such as smart meters and connected cars… Read More »

Worldwide E-SIM Card Market: Entry of New Players to Intensify Competition, Notes TMR

By | July 10, 2017

ALBANY, New York, July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The global E-SIM card market is prophesied to witness entry of significant number of new players thereby featuring intensified competition in the future, says a recent publication by Transparency Market Research (TMR). Few of the prominent players operating in the global E-SIM card market are Apple Inc., Samsung, Gemalto N.V., Giesecke & Devrient GmbH,… Read More »

SIMalliance Reports 5% Growth in 2016 Global SIM Shipments

By | July 5, 2017

Highest ever SIM shipment volumes achieved; Strong growth in Asia underpins positive global outlook; Triple SIM becomes largest form factor category representing more than half of shipments worldwide 05 April, 2017 – The SIMalliance membership, which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM market, has reported a 5% year-on-year growth in its 2016 shipment volumes, with a total 4.9 billion… Read More »

European Card Fraud for 19 Countries Hit Record €1.8B in 2016

By | June 29, 2017

Interactive map from FICO and Euromonitor International shows UK had highest card fraud losses in 19 countries surveyed LONDON, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — HIGHLIGHTS: Total card fraud losses for 19 European countries studied reached nearly €1.8 billion UK card fraud rose 9 percent in 2016, to £618 million Interactive online map from FICO and Euromonitor International compares… Read More »

Juniper Research: Retailers to Lose $71 Billion in Card-not-Present Fraud Over the Next Five Years

By | June 21, 2017

BASINGSTOKE, England, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — New data from Juniper Research has found that retailers stand to lose $71 billion globally from fraudulent CNP (Card-Not-Present) transactions over the next five years. The research found that a number of factors, such as the USA’s shift to EMV cards, delays in 3DS 2.0 (3D-Secure) and click-and-collect fraud were key… Read More »

UK – 51% of card payments now contactless

By | June 20, 2017

Contactless card payments rose by more than a third in the last year, becoming the UK’s favorite way to pay for goods. New data from Barclaycard’s Contactless Spending Index has revealed another record-breaking year for contactless card payments. Fifty-one per cent of in-store transactions of up to a contactless limit of £30 are made using “touch and go”… Read More »

Derby shows biggest rise in ‘contactless’ spending of anywhere in UK

By | June 19, 2017

Derby has seen the biggest rise in “contactless” spending of anywhere in the UK, according to new research. The study by Barclaycard has found that, since the start of the year, the number of people using their credit/debit cards or mobile phones to make payments has risen by 45% – well above the national average of 34%. The… Read More »

EMVCo Reports 6.1 Billion EMV Chip Payment Cards in Global Circulation

By | June 6, 2017

5 June 2017 – Official figures of aggregated data published by technical body EMVCo show that by the end of 2016, the number of EMV® payment cards in global circulation had increased by 1.3 billion in the previous 12 months to a total of 6.1 billion*. The data also highlights that 52.4% of all card-present transactions conducted globally… Read More »

Poll: 94 million Americans store their card information online

By | May 31, 2017

Concerns about identify theft and credit card fraud aren’t stopping most Americans from storing their credit and debit card information online, a new CreditCards.com report reveals. Two out of every three online shoppers have their card information stored on at least one website or mobile app for future purchases, the poll found. And about 10 percent say they… Read More »