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April 9th, 2013 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 9 April 2013, 11:13

Trevica picks Cardtek TSM platform

MasterCard-owned payments processor Trevica has selected Cardtek Group’s TSMXpert platform to offer mobile payment solutions to European banks and service providers. Trevica is based in Poland and operates in a number of other countries in central and eastern Europe.

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April 9th, 2013 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 9 April 2013, 09:02

Starhub launches NFC movie tickets in Singapore

"The mobile ticketing innovation is the world’s first NFC mobile wallet with P2P redemption of movie tickets," says technology provider C-SAM. "This new capability reduces the time customers spend purchasing and redeeming tickets, creating a compelling and seamless customer experience for movie ticketing."

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April 8th, 2013 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 8 April 2013, 09:43

Three runs NFC ad campaign on Stockholm subway

“We are still in the early days of NFC in Sweden and we are far from mass market when it comes to smartphone penetration,” technology provider Tapit's Niklas Bakos told NFC World. “Yet, we are already seeing as much NFC tags as QR codes being used in our recent campaigns. Just imagine when the penetration of smartphones increases in Sweden; the potential for NFC is huge.”

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April 5th, 2013 • By Mike Clark • Last updated 5 April 2013, 09:45

HTC includes NFC in Facebook phone

The HTC First is a mid-range touch screen smartphone that pushes Facebook integration to the front and centre — and includes NFC support.

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April 4th, 2013 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 18 October 2014, 16:32

Harvard Medical School develops NFC medication tracking system

The new technology combines Android tablet PCs with NFC tags attached to patients' wristbands, medications and nurses' ID badges and is designed to make the administration of medicines easier, safer, faster and more cost-effective, Dr Adam Landman has told NFC World.

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April 3rd, 2013 • By Rian Boden • Last updated 3 April 2013, 13:46

MTS launches NFC transport tickets in Novosibirsk

The new Mobile Ticket service is available on 96% of the city's public transportation network and is set to be expanded to up to nine more cities across Russia this year.

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March 28th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 28 March 2013, 14:58

Interac debuts NFC debit card payments in Canada

RBC Royal Bank and Scotiabank both plan to make the new mobile payments service available to their customers later this year — and RBC has announced it will now make all Interac Flash contactless payments available free of charge to its account holders.

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March 27th, 2013 • By Sarah Clark • Last updated 27 March 2013, 15:47

Hong Kong government reports on NFC payments plans

"The HKMA will work with the industry to promote a fully interoperable and versatile platform to enable Hong Kong to enter into a new era of diversified retail payments," says Peter Pang, deputy chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority.

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March 27th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 27 March 2013, 12:18

2014 will see 500m NFC devices in use, says ABI

“NFC has reached the point of no return,” says practice director John Devlin. “It all hinged on handsets; and next year we will see half-a-billion devices in the hands of consumers as it becomes more widely integrated."

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March 27th, 2013 • By Karl Dyer • Last updated 24 April 2013, 17:03

Avanade unveils interactive shopping with NFC, augmented reality and Kinect motion sensing

The Microsoft- and Accenture-owned IT company's new solution allows consumers to select items promoted on interactive screens and then "drag and drop" them into their mobile phone using simple hand gestures, to collect detailed information about a product or add it to a shopping basket.

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December 18th, 2014

Latest news

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  2. Iowa to launch mobile driving license
  3. Line Pay makes debut
  4. Google Wallet adds Touch ID
  5. US consumers trust banks most with card data
  6. Samsung in talks with LoopPay?
  7. Cooper Hewitt museum visitors to use NFC pens to interact with multi-touch display tables  
  8. Apple Pay hits 90% of credit cards by volume
  9. Alipay extends fingerprint IDs
  10. Suncorp to offer NFC payments
  11. Barclaycard tests contactless payment gloves
  12. Brazilian online fashion retailer installs Bluetooth Fashion Spots
  13. Jeweller debuts NFC pearls
  14. Ubudu turns beacons into two-way communications devices
  15. Half of Brits interested in mobile payments
  16. Google Wallet 8.0 now available
  17. Apple store adds PayPal
  18. NFC World’s Sarah Clark to chair mobile payments session at CES 2015
  19. TI offers NFC sensors
  20. Join NFC World for a free webinar on NFC security strategies
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