News stories featuring ARM:
February 23rd, 2016
PARTNER NEWS: A new reference design for wearables from processor designer ARM includes high-performance NFC technology from AMS that enables small-footprint devices with tiny antennas to couple with NFC readers as easily and reliably as…
November 16th, 2015
A necklace that stores electronic health data to track child immunization via NFC has been named joint winner of the Wearables for Good challenge run by Unicef, ARM and Frog. “Khushi Baby is a data-storing necklace that provides a two year personal immunization record for children,” ARM explains. “Data is synced to the cloud and displayed on a dashboard accessible to health officials.”
November 4th, 2014
PARTNER NEWS: NXP has launched a portfolio of NFC products designed to make it easier for car manufacturers to enable drivers and passengers to securely connect their mobile phone with a range of in-vehicle services….
January 21st, 2014
Malta-based mobile device maker Cetrix has launched two smartphones and two tablets equipped with NFC, with minimum order quantities of between 100 and 3,000 units. The 5-inch HD CV300 smartphone is powered by a MediaTek…
December 18th, 2012
Trustonic, a joint venture set up by the three companies, will provide TSMs and service providers with the key to their own secure area within a trusted execution environment on an ARM processor, in exchange for a one-off fee, providing an alternative to secure element chips for applications requiring low- to mid-range security.
November 19th, 2012
A new Android development board which supports NFC is due to start shipping this week. Samsung’s Arndale development board is intended for mobile app developers and is designed to offer more flexible debugging features and…
September 19th, 2012
A US-based start-up has developed an alternative approach to storing the sensitive data required to make a transaction with an NFC phone. Rather than placing it in a secure element on the phone, SimplyTapp stores the data in the cloud on a “remote secure element” and passes encrypted transaction data through the phone to a point-of-sale terminal when the user makes a purchase.
July 17th, 2012
The Australian bank has followed its Kaching mobile payments service with the launch of a point-of-sale application development platform that works with an Android-based POS terminal as well as an add-on for Apple iPhones and iPods and is designed to allow developers to add new types of features for merchants via mobile phone-style apps.
February 10th, 2012
Mobile phone chip leader Arm is working with Proxama to create secure future payment mechanisms for mobile handsets, the UK-based NFC specialist has announced. The two companies are working together to integrate Arm’s TrustZone technology, which creates…
October 10th, 2011
An additional Nokia NFC phone may be about to launch, according to images obtained by Symbian Tweet. The leaked details suggest that the Nokia 603 will run Symbian Belle, has a 1GHz ARM processor and a 5MP camera as well as NFC.
June 2nd, 2011
The chip maker has announced a secure application processor for PCs and tablets which includes an NFC interface and is designed to handle keys and credentials.
February 14th, 2011
Mobile chipset giant Qualcomm has announced that the next generation of its Snapdragon mobile chipset family will include support for near field communication. The new generation of Snapdragon devices use a new processor micro-architecture known…
November 12th, 2010
The new ST33 chip is certified by EMVCo and to EAL5+ and features the same 32-bit architecture used in the firm’s NFC SIMs, enabling handset manufacturers that build the chip into their devices to offer the same wide range of secure NFC services that mobile network operators can offer via an NFC SIM.
November 8th, 2010
ARM, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), Infineon Technologies, Brightsight and Graz University of Technology, Austria have received funding from the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) to develop technology that will enable a new kind of secure…
February 15th, 2010
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is demonstrating a prototype of a complete security platform for mobile handsets, designed to enable a range of services including PIN-protected mobile payments, at the Mobile World Congress. Developed with support…
February 3rd, 2010
ARM and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) have announced a strategic partnership aimed at the development of highly secure mobile phone platforms. The partnership will combine ARM’s TrustZone technology, which creates a protected area in advanced…
November 17th, 2008
Anyone who expected to visit Cartes 2008 and find just the odd NFC application hidden somewhere round the back of a small stand lost in the outer reaches of the exhibition hall was in for quite a surprise — Near Field Communications World spotted forty companies talking NFC at this year’s event…
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