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Microsoft publishes WP8.1 NFC guide

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Microsoft has published a guide to developing UICC-based card emulation apps for WP8.1 devices. “In Windows Phone 8.1, it’s faster and easier than ever to create a card-emulation app; you just use the Windows Phone SDK and a regular developer account,” Microsoft says. “You don’t need special privileges to give your app the basic emulation functionality” but “you do have to partner with a mobile operator to launch your app”.

Filed by Email Sarah Clark Published • Last updated 28 July 2014, 10:55

  • James

    By demanding to partnering with a mobile operator Microsoft has stunted its growth in thr mobile payments field. Google did it right. Software based. No need to “partner”. I guess isis just has to partner with itself? Seems a little unfair.

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