Westpac selects Gemalto mobile payment solution in New Zealand
Published 13 Nov 2014
Gemalto, the globe leader in electronic safety and security, has been picked by Westpac, a leading monetary establishment in New Zealand, to provide its Optelio Contactless Sticker for mobile payment.
Westpac clients affix the sticker label to the rear of their mobile tool to make fast, safe contactless payments.The Optelio Contactless Sticker installs a secure EMV microprocessor that will be connecteded to Westpac consumers’ credit report or debit cards. It will certainly make it possible for little settlements at greater than 15,000 contactless point-of-sale (PoS) terminals across the country.The contactless sticker is licensed by worldwide repayment organizations as well as belongs to the detailed range of Gemalto NFC products and also services.”The brand-new option will offer our 1.2 million New Zealand customers a much better settlement feel, reducing the wait at check out counters,” claimed Shane Howell, Chief Product Policeman at Westpac. “Gemalto’s Optelio Contactless Sticker label is an optimal affordable option that can be set up rapidly to make it possible for mobile contactless payment for our consumers.””New Zealand is a pioneer in embracing cashless alternatives with much less money per head circulating there than in various other OECD countries,” included Michael Au, President South Asia and also Japan at Gemalto. “Awareness of arising settlement approaches is extremely high, and New Zealanders are prepared to try brand-new enhanced means to pay, specifically the younger generation. The contactless stickers are an acting step before the transfer to near field interaction on phones.”.