Retailers are using the bluetooth technology for convenient and flexible payment in Denmark, thereby enabling consumers to connect and pay with local payment schemes across mobile platforms.

ClientDankort / NetsYear2019

BLE Tap and Pay

Unwire Connect a bluetooth tap and pay experience independent of NFC that simplifies loyalty payment


Customers authorise a payment by physically tapping the tap and pay box at the register. The user experience is similar to ApplePay/NFC.


Convenience of paying with traditional payment methods, account-account transfers, domestic schemes, loyalty points or merchants own payment schemes.


Support multiple protocols simultaneous, e.g. loyalty, payment and promotions.

Patented technology

  • SDK for scanning, tap detection and two-way communication between the mobile device and the Unwire Connect tapping point.
  • Firmware and hardware specifications for BLE Peripherals dongle acting as an Unwire Connect tapping point used for ex. Point-of-Sale.
  • Analytics Platform enabling machine learning that constantly adjust to new devices and user behaviour.

Why bluetooth?

Freedom and independence for businesses and customers with a device-agnostic customer experience on both Android and iOS.

Fast pairing. Under 0.3 seconds

Secure pairing within 10 cm

Separate tapping point to prevent NFC takeover

Simple payment terminal installation using RS232/USB connections

“We can’t expect customers to choose a payment system based on the type of phone they own. The winning solution will be the one offering payment systems across all devices.”

Supporting the rightcheckout experience

Unwire connect is the perfect solution for fast and easy pairing between a customer’s phone and existing payment infrastructure. Initially launched in January 2016. Over 90% of checkout lanes in Denmark have Unwire Connect (Q2 2017) (i.e. 81% of all supermarkets). Over 60% of all Danish Banks support Unwire Connect with their mobile wallets.

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