Mobile tellers take banking by storm

Since taking the reins as chief information officer for Westpac, Clive Whincup has presided over the launch of the bank’s first iPad application; a trial to turn Android smartphones into contactless payment devices; the introduction of an iPad app to replace printed board papers; a 1000 iPad pilot for bank executives; and a St George innovation that allows payments to be made from a smartphone using only the recipient’s mobile number.

Image source: Article
It’s a fast-moving area: Whincup has been in the role for only nine months.

Payments analyst Edgar Dunn & Co predicts there could be 250 million mobile banking transactions each year in Australia by 2015.

Is your CU ready for the mobile teller phenomenom? Read the article to find out.