"Brandon McGee, Industry Insider, Mobile Banking Guru...He is not only the real deal, a genuine industry insider, but also knows exactly what's on the minds of financial service pros as they contemplate the various mobile options." - Jim Bruene, Publisher & Founder, Online Financial Innovations

"Going Mobile. Local executive carves niche as national expert on fast-growing banking-industry technology trend" - Scott Olson, Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ)

"Brandon McGee, the industry's unofficial ambassador for mobile banking" 

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Mobile Banking Updates - Jun 21

Banks feel urgent need in mobile banking
"Bankers at a panel on mobile banking at Celent's Innovation and Insight Day came to consensus recognizing mobile banking as necessary condition for banks. The discussion was moderated by senior analyst Jacob Jegher. There were three bankers and one alternative financial services provider as participants. All agreed that mobile is where the business is going."

New Research Shows Optimism About Mobile Banking And Payments
"Spurred by the increasing popularity of smart phones and a strong push by financial institutions, the number of Americans actively using mobile-banking services could grow to 53.1 million by 2013, an increase of 431% from an estimated 10 million today."

Mobile Payment Skins LLC Has Contactless Payment All Wrapped Up
"Their specific skin is then printed and fabricated on-demand and sent to them. When the card holder receives the vinyl skin, it is pealed from its backing and "wrapped" onto their mobile phone. The skin is embedded with a contactless payment chip that gives the stylish skin added function at the point of sale. A simple wave of the mobile phone at a contactless POS reader makes a transaction with the merchant. It is easy as that."

Fidelity National Information Services Earns Prestigious Industry Recognition
"In its annual ranking of leading technology companies, BTN ranked FIS(TM) the number-one technology company to watch in 2009. Since 2001, BTN has annually ranked what it believes to be the top ten technology companies of greatest interest to bankers. Companies in the annual ranking have included innovators in core processing, mobile banking, data security, risk, imaging, Web banking, data analytics, process outsourcing, loyalty and more."

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