The payment ecosystem continues to evolve and adopt new means of conducting and authenticating transactions, varying between regions and across cultural and social demographics.
Ongoing adoption of contactless, mobile and wearables, digital wallets, in-app and biometric card solutions are helping to create convenient, seamless and frictionless payment experiences. Alongside these rapid advances, we address approaches to mitigate evolving risks and combat potential fraud. New entrants continue to disrupt and challenge, moving the market forward by offering new service models with more consumer-centric and inclusive approaches.
Our coverage addresses the uptake and adoption of these payment technologies and services, assessing commercial and user appeal and the business opportunities they present. We also explore the integration of complementary technologies, such as digital identity and biometrics for improved security experiences and regulatory compliance, such as identity verification and user authentication.