How will the key mass-market transaction technology evolve in the coming years?
26 January 2015
Since mobile has become yesterday's news, what will be key retail transaction technology to watch out for? This is the question for every FinTech company in payments as market players jostle for that slice of the pie.
As with Apple Pay, Google Wallet, and the likes, in-app payments could see the phone replacing the plastic, paving the new in-app life of millennials. Another fascinating development will be how beyond the crypto-currency, the blockchain will revolutionise the internet of things, and how the ledger concept could be extrapolated onto other uses.
Sharing his insights, Dave Birch of Consult Hyperion will provide key takeaways and his view in
■The three-party party
David G.W. Birch is an internationally-recognised thought leader in digital money and digital identity. One of the 2014 “Power 50” in European digital financial services and a NextBank Fintech “titan”, in 2013 he was named one of WIRED magazine’s global top 15 favourite sources of news from the world of business and finance and was ranked the no.1 influencer in European emerging payments by Total Payments magazine.
Dave is a Director of Consult Hyperion, the technical and strategic consultancy that specialises in electronic transactions. Here he provides consultancy support to clients around the world, including all of the leading payment brands, major telecommunications providers, governments bodies and international organisations including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Before helping to found Consult Hyperion in 1986, he spent several years working as a consultant in Europe, the Far East and North America.