In many countries, contactless card payments have become a standard at the Point of Sale. From simply tapping a card on the terminal to using a mobile device with Apple Pay or Android Pay, consumers are taking on the ease and speed of contactless more and more.
On a more technical level, what exactly goes on behind the scenes and allows for these transactions to take place? Payworks’ Head of Mobile Engineering, Simon Eumes, recently spoke at the 34th Chaos Communication Congress, diving into the techniques and protocols driving contactless payments at the Point of Sale, as well as explaining how Apple Pay/Android Pay works.
Watch the talk below and discover more about decoding contactless card payments!
Written by Jana Riddick, Marketing & Communications Manager at Payworks
First published on Medium on 10-01-2018