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Dubai to get NFC transit ticketing in 2013

October 16th, 2012

RTA, the Dubai roads and transport authority, has announced plans to introduce NFC ticketing across the emirate’s metro, bus and water bus services next year. More

Logomotion launches NFC microSD card

October 16th, 2012

The new device includes two secure elements, allowing users with standard mobile phones to make both NFC payments in stores and securely access mobile banking and online payments services. More

Winery automates grape picking wages with NFC

October 16th, 2012

A new system that uses NFC phones and RFID tags to track how many grapes each worker has harvested means Bodega Norton winery in Argentina now saves a day every week collating how much each worker has picked and what they should be paid. More

Orange launches NFC in Poland

October 16th, 2012

The carrier has partnered with mBank and MasterCard for the national launch of Orange Cash, a commercial NFC service that is available on nine different mobile phone models. More

NTT Docomo to take Japanese mobile wallet global

October 11th, 2012

The Japanese carrier, founder of Japan’s Osaifu-Keitai mobile wallet service, has signed a deal with MasterCard that will see its 17m iD mobile credit card holders being able to use a new generation of phones to make payments at MasterCard Paypass merchants in 41 countries as well as at 560,000 Osaifu-Keitai points of sale in Japan. More

Proximiant raises funds for NFC digital receipts

October 10th, 2012

Silicon Valley-based start-up Proximiant has completed a new funding round and added QR code support to its NFC-based digital receipts and rewards service. Earlier this year, the company introduced a service that lets NFC phone… More

Telefónica launches NFC transit trial in Spain

October 10th, 2012

The mobile network operator has partnered with CTA, the public transportation operator for Spain’s Asturias region, to pilot test a service that allows customers to charge transit ticket purchases to their mobile phone bill. More

Vodafone Italia sets out NFC payments launch plans

October 10th, 2012

The mobile network operator is to launch commercial services in 2013 and is beginning with a pilot phase in Milan this month that will see customers being able to make payments for goods and services with an NFC version of its existing Smart Pass prepaid card. More

NTT Docomo and KT to begin international NFC payments service

October 10th, 2012

“Docomo and KT plan to share the results of their commercial endeavor with global associations and standardization bodies, aiming to promote the realization of a commercial environment for globally compatible NFC services,” the Japanese and Korean carriers say. More

Rogers picks Gemalto for NFC in Canada

October 10th, 2012

Rogers Communications has selected Gemalto to supply it with NFC-enabled SIMs for its forthcoming NFC payments deployment. Rogers’ NFC platform is currently undergoing pilot testing and is due to launch before the end of this… More

Turkcell upgrades NFC mobile wallet service

October 8th, 2012

The Turkish mobile network operator has introduced a major upgrade to its NFC-based Cep-T Cüzdan mobile wallet, adding the ability to make online purchases and support for any mobile phone. Fourteen banks have signed up for the new service and a strategic partnership with MasterCard will see the platform being made available in other countries. More

NFC Forum publishes NFC Analog technical specification

October 8th, 2012

The new technical specification sets out the short range wireless communication performance requirements for NFC devices and is designed to ensure that any NFC Forum-compliant phone, tablet or other device will work with any other certified device. More

GlobalPlatform adds NFC SIM certification program

October 5th, 2012

For mobile network operators, the introduction reflects industry agreement on a very complex subject matter, says the secure element standards organisation. “For service providers and issuers it provides reassurances that an application will perform as intended regardless of the mobile device being used.” More

HID Global reports on Silicon Valley NFC access control pilots

October 3rd, 2012

A survey of participants in trials conducted at the offices of Netflix and Good Technology has found that more than 80% saw the technology as intuitive and easy to use. More

Telstra promotes NFC in Sydney and Melbourne

October 3rd, 2012

The Australian mobile network operator has equipped sales staff in flagship stores with NFC lanyards, helping them to show customers what NFC can do, as well as adding NFC tags to advertising posters and to promotional materials available in shopping mall food courts. More

PrivatBank picks Gemalto for NFC payments in the Ukraine

October 2nd, 2012

The first commercial mobile payments deployment in the Ukraine will begin with contactless stickers and then be expanded to include NFC phones, says the country’s largest commercial bank. More

Telefónica O2 begins mobile payments rollout in Germany with mPass contactless stickers

October 2nd, 2012

The telecoms giant is adding MasterCard PayPass stickers to the mPass service it operates with Vodafone and Deutsche Telekom, allowing users of the mcommerce and ecommerce payments service to also use it to make purchases in stores. More

Gemalto buys Ericsson’s mobile payments business

October 1st, 2012

Gemalto has acquired Ericsson’s Internet Payment Exchange business outside the US, including its NFC TSM service, for an undisclosed sum. IPX will join Gemalto’s Software & Services business line, within the company’s mobile communications division…. More

Balloon book adds multimedia with integrated NFC tags

September 26th, 2012

Readers of “Catch the Sun: Ballooning Across the Globe” will be able to use their NFC phone and the tags embedded throughout the book to access movie clips, download music, share to social media and even add their own content. More

Inside Secure to offer cloud-based NFC secure element solution

September 25th, 2012

The NFC and contactless technology specialist has developed a way to turn NFC phones into “secured antennas” that can securely pull down sensitive data stored in the cloud and present it to a POS terminal or a contactless door lock — without the need to include an NFC secure element in the phone. More

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