Kurt Schmid
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For release: 14 Aug 2012

Mobile wallet vision: NEXPERTS and Unwire announce strategic alliance

NEXPERTS, the solution provider for contactless payment processing via NFC technology cooperates with Unwire as one of the leading providers of mobile commerce solutions.

Berlin and Hagenberg, 13 August 2012 – From now on both companies will pool their expertise with the objective of bringing the mobile wallet to the European market as a pioneering white label solution.

The NFC specialist NEXPERTS and Unwire have top-class technological solutions that complement each other, providing customers in telecommunications, banking, trade and transport with integrated solutions for mobile payment and mobile ticketing. They in turn offer their end consumers a unique consumer experience with new added value.
Kurt Schmid, CEO of NEXPERTS, is confident that “by combining the respective core competencies of both companies, it will create an enormous competitive advantage for customers who will use the mobile wallet of Unwire and NEXPERTS”.

“In NEXPERTS we have found a partner who supports us perfectly in our expansion plans for Germany and the United States. By working together we can now serve our customers even better,” says Gregor Bieler, CEO of Unwire.

NEXPERTS is a solutions provider for mobile contactless technologies (NFC). The mobile wallet framework developed by the Austrian company allows the dynamic scaling of payment, couponing and loyalty services and a multi-platform approach. This significantly increases the operational efficiency of the wallet operator and enhances the customer experience.

As a leading provider of mobile payment concepts, Unwire has been providing mobile commerce solutions since 1999, such as for instance the White Label Mobile Wallet Enterprise Framework that includes mobile payments, loyalty cards, and location-based couponing, or a mobile ticketing platform for public transport. All Unwire products can be customised to suit the needs of the provider and offer reliable application possibilities with the highest possible security.

NEXPERTS is a leading provider of solutions for mobile contactless technologies in the areas of payment and loyalty as well as security and access control. The company has profound experience and expertise in bringing NFC applications to mobile platforms such as Android, iPhone, Blackberry and Windows Mobile.

The product portfolio comprises mobile wallets, the management and support of secure elements (UICC, uSD, embedded) and MIFARE applications as well as the integration of MasterCard PayPass and Visa payWave technology. Solutions from NEXPERTS are used and integrated by operators, system integrators and VARs.

NEXPERTS is a member of the NFC Forum and has partnerships with key players in the NFC eco-system.

About Unwire: 
Unwire is the leading provider of mobile payment concepts for all Smartphone operating systems and offers top-class implementation of customised solutions. The company was established in 1999, making it one of the most experienced in the industry. Unwire employs more than 120 highly trained specialists in Copenhagen, Denmark. Unwire is represented in Germany, USA, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark and is part of the investment fund Maj Invest.