January 8th, 2013
Tonga-based alarm monitoring specialist Praesidia Alliance has developed a range of mobile device applications that link NFC tag reads to alarm monitoring operators. The new 24/7 Point Zero service for security officers combines duty logging,...
December 12th, 2012
"Tyfone has an impressive patent portfolio and history of innovation in mobile financial, secure ID management, and NFC solutions," says Jay Emmanuel, technology VP at IQT. "We believe that Tyfone's technology has the potential to address a wide range of complex government and commercial secure identity challenges."
December 7th, 2012
Good Technology's Good Vault enterprise email security solution for iPhones can now use a sleeve from DeviceFidelity to hold a microSD card as part of its two factor authentication scheme. A secure element on the...
November 29th, 2012
The vWand is designed to act as a data bridge, enabling users to read data stored on contactless ID cards and other media and forward it on to standard PCs and mobile phones via Bluetooth.
November 16th, 2012
A new Android app from German telematics company Enaikoon can help managers track tasks, mobile employees and assets using NFC tags. When a tag is scanned with an NFC phone running the inViu NFC-Tracker app,...
November 12th, 2012
A public authority consortium led by Docapost BPO, a division of France's postal service La Poste, is to equip caregivers with NFC phones for use when making home care visits. The Confiance e-health project aims...
November 7th, 2012
Contactless card specialist Legic is demonstrating at Cartes a new NFC trusted service management solution aimed at the employee ID market. "Major companies presently spend large sums on temporary company ID cards," says Legic's Oliver...
October 26th, 2012
383 people registered to attend NFC World's latest webinar — and participants gave it an overall rating of 4.2 out of five.
October 22nd, 2012
The BlackBerry maker has been selected by Canadian carrier joint venture EnStream to handle secure credential management for SIMs used in both Android and Windows smartphones as well as its own BlackBerry NFC devices.
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.
September 10th, 2012
The access control giant — owner of HID Global, Yale, Vingcard Elsafe and more — has unveiled a new platform that allows NFC phones to be used to replace mechanical keys and access cards in homes, hotels, offices, hospitals, universities and commercial buildings.
September 7th, 2012
"For the first time, customers will be able to provision and manage credentials over the air with the same ease and simplicity as downloading a song from a cloud-based music service," says the employee ID giant.
August 27th, 2012
Skillweb has added support for Android phones to its SmartTask Attend time and attendance service for field workers. "The solution is designed to reduce the time spent capturing location and attendance data where fixed systems...
July 18th, 2012
The Korean IT services supplier has partnered with carriers KT and LG U+ to enable employers to use NFC mobile phones to replace staff ID badges. Additional services such as payroll integration and payments are planned for the future.
June 21st, 2012
Lanarkshire Association for Mental Health (LAMH) is to roll out an NFC-based time and attendance system in a bid to improve patient care record keeping and reduce administrative overheads. The new service will use Skillweb's...
May 8th, 2012
Global mobile commerce platform provider Ericsson IPX has announced an NFC Trusted Service Manager (TSM) development kit that allows secure NFC application developers to test their apps in a live, controlled environment. The development kit...
April 16th, 2012
British mobile workforce and goods tracking specialist Skillweb has launched an NFC and QR code-based proof of attendance service. "SmartTask Field Service uses the core SmartTask product engine to deliver a simple and 100% accurate...
March 2nd, 2012
Blackberry maker RIM has produced a short film to show consumers some of the ways using an NFC smartphone can change their lives. NFC payments, physical and logical access control, ticketing, and retail loyalty applications...
February 21st, 2012
Companies of all sizes and in a range of markets are finding that they are getting a return on their investment in Think&Go NFC's business-to-business Audit&Control solution within five to twelve months, the company reports....
February 10th, 2012
The Japanese firm has developed a field service and asset management system that integrates with Salesforce, allowing data gathered by technicians reading NFC tags in the field to be automatically posted back to the CRM system.