Visa readies a futuristic glimpse into shopping experiences in the car,
living room and retail spaces
FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2015--
“Everywhere you want to be” is taking on new meaning for Visa as the
global transition from plastic to digital payments accelerates, driven
in large part by mobile connectivity. At Mobile World Congress next
month (March 2-5, Hall 6, stand D40) in Barcelona, Spain, Visa will
unveil its latest mobile payment services and demonstrate how a world
connected by commerce – far beyond just phones and tablets – is
transforming the way people shop, pay and get paid.
The company will host a number of events and product showcases
throughout the week:
Keynote: Visa President, Ryan McInerney, will take the Mobile
World Congress keynote stage in a fireside chat with David
Kirkpatrick, CEO of Techonomy, on Wednesday, March 4 at 11:15 a.m.
CET. The session will focus on the seamless new ways that digital
payments are being woven into daily experiences.
Visa Press Briefing: Visa, alongside several major partners,
will host a press briefing in its booth on Monday, March 2, 4:00-5:00
p.m. CET, Hall 6 - stand D40. The event will be streamed live and can
be accessed through the following link: http://www.streamingbarcelona.com/plataforma/visamwc15
Product Demos: Visa will demonstrate a range of products that
showcase what secure, connected commerce experiences look like for the
car, living room, retail spaces, and beyond.
Mobile Retail Panel: Michele Janes, Vice President of Digital
Solutions, Visa, will participate on a panel discussion titled,
“Mobile Retail: Delivering Contextual Experiences to Drive Loyalty and
Spend.” The session will take place on Tuesday, March 3, 4:00-5:30
Seminars: In its booth, Visa will host 10-minute seminars on
the trending topics of eCommerce/mCommerce, Tokenization, Visa Ready,
Apple Pay and HCE: Mobile Payments for Android. Visit the Visa booth
to obtain the daily seminar schedule.
For members of the press interested in viewing product demonstrations,
confirming attendance at the press briefing, or arranging executive
interviews, please contact Visa staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow us at @VisaTechMatters for breaking news throughout Mobile World
About Visa Inc.
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) is a global payments technology company that connects
consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more
than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable
electronic payments. We operate one of the world's most advanced
processing networks — VisaNet — that is capable of handling more than
56,000 transaction messages a second, with fraud protection for
consumers and assured payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank and does
not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers.
Visa's innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers
to offer consumers more choices: pay now with debit, pay ahead of time
with prepaid or pay later with credit products. For more information,
visit usa.visa.com/about-visa, visacorporate.tumblr.com and @VisaNews.
Source: Visa Inc.
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