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Tuomo Tuikka

Research Team Leader, Mobile Contactless Services
+358 20 7222379

Tony Wong

Customer Solutions, Business Development
+358 40 744 7094

Mobile contactless service by VTT

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a globally networked multitechnological contract research organization. VTT provides high-end technology solutions and innovation services. ICT competence building takes place in VTT’s own research as well as in collaboration with the industry, often funded by the EU or Tekes.

Mobile Contactless Services is emerging as a global phenomenon due to the increasing use of contactless technologies and the growing popularity of contactless or smart cards and mobile payment.  For users, using their mobile phone to buy something at a retail store, purchase bus tickets or exchange business card information with someone is the easiest way to complete these everyday interactions.

The main technology enabler for contactless ecosystem is Near Field Communications (NFC) which facilitates using mobile phone as the hub for a diversity of applications for mobile contactless information and payment solutions. Mobile payments do not require a physical connection between the user and the merchant devices.  Users simply purchase using contactless payment applications with their mobile phones.  Banks, retail merchants, transportation companies, wireless carriers, handset makers, application developers and consumers alike are embracing mobile contactless services. This unique combination of consumer preferred devices, security and application driven innovation is the key for successful business now and in the future.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is a leader in NFC research, and has expertise in mobile contactless services and contactless technologies.

VTT offers specialized expertise to clients based on its long history of award-winning development of NFC- enabled solutions which reflect an understanding of users’ needs and their desired experience, security requirements and the business ecosystem. 

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