Sporting goods giant Adidas is adding a “lace jewel” with an embedded NFC chip to its Boost running shoes, enabling shoppers with an NFC phone to tap it for detailed product information and to see reviews.
- German carriers and retailers promote NFC mobile payments in Berlin
- Jawbone adds NFC payments to fitness trackers with AmEx
- Half of digital tickets will be bought on mobile by 2019
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- Kairos mechanical smartwatches get NFC payments
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The Institute of Microelectronic Applications in the Czech Republic has launched NFC Porter, an NFC-based identification system that includes an NFC reader designed to connect to any existing access control or ID system.
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Russia’s largest private bank, Alfa-Bank, is launching NFC mobile payment pilots in Russia and the Ukraine, in partnership with mobile network operator Vimpelcom and Mastercard.
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The carrier and financial services provider have signed up to the NFC standards association as principal members, Smartrac has upgraded to principal level and thirteen other organisations have joined for the first time.
19 June 2013 • By • Last updated 19 June 2013, 13:42
US-based RFID card manufacturer Bristol ID has announced a new dual-frequency card with a pair of passive RFID chips that allow it to communicate in two different frequency ranges simultaneously.
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Contactless mobile services supplier Connecthings has added more than 200 NFC tags to Velo Bleu bike rental stations across the French city of Nice.
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NFC World’s “Tap-to-Shop: NFC in Retailing” webinar is now available to view online. 436 people registered to attend the event live — and participants gave it an overall rating of 4.2 out of five.
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Kuwait International Bank and McDonald’s are to pilot Seamless‘ Seqr mobile payment platform in the state of Kuwait. The bank is the first financial institution in the Middle East to test the solution, which lets users pay via NFC or QR codes using their mobile phone at participating merchants.
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An NFC mobile ticketing service for public transportation is now live in the Caen la Mer region of France, allowing passengers to validate their tickets with a tap of their mobile phone.
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The NFC mobile payments service launched earlier this month by China Mobile and bank card association China UnionPay has been pilot tested on public transportation services in Beijing, reports TechWeb China.