It is time to ditch your wallet and use your mobile phone instead?

The Mobile money Manchester event on 9 September 2013 is sponsored by Penrith-based mobile software and applications specialist, Penrillian and equipped with a presentation of its founder and Chief Technology Officer, Charles Weir. The theme for the event is mobile phone money & payments and there is no better equipped to discuss this issue than Charles.

Charles has consulting in mobile phone since the very first days of the mobile phone. He was instrumental in the development of the world's first smartphone Ericsson R380, in the late 1990s. These days the two major challenges that makes Charles ' greatest attention are mobile money and mobile security.

It is money-supposedly-that makes the world go around, but the current generation of mobile wallet apps have a long way to go before they are ready for the mass market. And safety, which is always a central concern. If you want to understand the anatomy of a successful "money" app, start business and standards contexts, where it will operate, and the systems that it will work together here. Mobile phone Monday Manchester is one of a series of global Mobile Monday ( events, which are informal networking groups. The purpose is to share the experience with building and deploying mobile products and services. The monthly networking events encourage lively discussions around topics and trends of interest to the UK mobile industry.

If you are passionate about mobile or just want to learn how the evolution of mobile phone can benefit your company is an ideal opportunity to meet some of the experts on Penrillian, all specialists in their field.

The event will be held at Dukes 92, 18 Castle Street, Manchester M3 4LZ from 18: 00 to 21: 00. To register go to

About Penrillian:

Penrillian is a mobile software and applications specialist providing tailored, secure and innovative solutions to some of the UK's leading brands such as Vodafone, EE and BlackBerry. Penrillian helps companies to remain at the forefront of mobile technology by creating the next generation of mobile payment applications. Penrillian software is to help organizations of all sizes and markets to engage users and drive revenue and retention. If you have ever used a Vodafone data dongle, bought 2-for-1 cinema tickets on Orange Wednesdays from a BlackBerry or purchased items using a mobile phone, are chances Penrillian created by the software. Penrillian's agile approach to developing applications means that clients are able to get a better product on the market quickly.

Penrillian was founded in 2000 by Charles Weir. Under his guidance, Penrillian has grown into a very capable and talented technical team, able to respond to some of the most demanding projects across new and changing mobile platforms. Some specialize, while others are very flexible and can put their good grounding in computer science and software engineering effective application across a number of projects.

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