HP has a vacancy for an NFC design engineer, indicating an earlier report that the company plans to introduce NFC-enabled mobile phones and tablet computers under the Palm brand name is likely to be accurate.
The successful applicant will:
- Work with tablet and smartphone product team members to design NFC systems/antenna for HP smartphone and tablet products.
- Be responsible for simulation and design of NFC circuit telephony, including developing test plans for ISO and EMVCo.
The need to develop test plans for EMVCo compliance indicates that the firm is contemplating incorporating mobile payments functionality based on the EMV specification.
Readers interested in the position can apply online.