Innovative architecture combines mobile application and cloud services to enable turn-key deployment of mobile payment with NFC
Atos Worldline, Atos core expertise in Hi-Tech Transactional Services, launches a ready-to-go, Visa and MasterCard compliant NFC (Near Field Communication) mobile payment application for card issuers worldwide. The end-user is able to pay at a fast growing number of contactless payment locations, simply by swiping his mobile phone against the payment terminal, and keying his PIN code directly on his phone. Built on an innovative architecture combining mobile application and cloud services, the new wallet will enable multiple, differentiating value-added services such as cloud payment and NFC transactional services.
NFC mobile payments are emerging and leveraging the deployment of contactless payment acceptance and NFC mobile phones. Issuing banks, as well as new payment service providers, such as mobile network operators, need a solution that enables them to seize new business opportunities. The Atos Mobile Wallet offers fast, easy and secure mobile payment and provides differentiating value-added services on top of these dematerialized cards while keeping control over their existing customer relationship, and enabling to support new end-user needs. The new service implements the latest specifications from Visa, MasterCard, SIMAlliance and AFSCM, combined with a sleek design to provide a rich, interactive and pleasant user experience for NFC mobile payment.