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Second Screening, Mobile Payments and Smartwatches in this week’s Roundup
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Second Screening, Mobile Payments and Smartwatches in this week’s Roundup

Here’s a roundup of a few things that caught our attention over the last few weeks. We’ve found reports on Multi-screening in Australia and the local uptake of Smart Watches. We profile a U.S. report on the growth of mobile payments that has important implications for us as we prepare for holiday shopping in the coming months. Finally, Westpac lays down some predictions about the demise of cash, and how smartphones will feature in the transition.

Smart Screens Shake Up Australian Banking
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Smart Screens Shake Up Australian Banking

Banks in the region are in a race to be the first to market with innovative mobile technology. From contactless payments on your smartphone to banking on Google Glass, cardless ATM transactions and an ATM finder for your smart watch, the announcements are coming thick and fast.

Flik, Bump, Wave.  The Future of Financial Transactions.
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Flik, Bump, Wave. The Future of Financial Transactions.

We are set to see some big changes in the way payments are transacted in Australia in the next 12 – 18 months. We look at NAB’s new peer to peer payment app, wireless payments with Paypal Beacon and Google’s investment in Bump technology.

iBeacon Lights up Retail Location
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iBeacon Lights up Retail Location

Apple are staying pretty quiet about iBeacon. Which is pretty strange for something that could make indoor location targeting a reality, enable some mind-blowing in-store marketing and potentially kill mobile payments via NFC.

Eftpos Australia to Develop Mobile Wallet
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Eftpos Australia to Develop Mobile Wallet

Eftpos has announced its intention to begin trials of a mobile wallet and NFC widget. Although they are yet to confirm details, they plan to finalise proof of concepts this year and move into commercialisation in 2014.

Banking on Your Smartphone
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Banking on Your Smartphone

Every few months the local media picks up some buzz about Australian mobile banking, but often the news is 10 parts PR and only a few parts actual innovation. We thought we’d look into the current status of consumer mobile banking in Australia and overview the services and features available at a few of the more innovative Australian banks.

NFC is coming to Australia
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NFC is coming to Australia

Have you been wondering about NFC lately? We get a lot of questions from clients asking when NFC will really take off in Australia. We all know it’s coming and it’s going to be big, but when will we need to start incorporating NFC planning into our product, promotion & marketing plans?

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What's Happening in Australian Mobile Banking?

What’s happening?  Well, it’s all happening apparently! Using your smartphone to do your banking is not niche anymore, according to the big 4 banks in Australia.