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    NFC necklace wins Unicef award

    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.”

    NXP unveils secure NFC solution for connected cars

    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…. More

    Cetrix launches OEM NFC phones and tablets

    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… More

    ARM, Gemalto and G&D introduce alternative to NFC secure elements

    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. More

    Samsung Arndale board offers NFC support

    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… More

    SimplyTapp proposes secure elements in the cloud

    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. More

    CommBank unveils Android POS platform

    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. More

    Arm to add NFC mobile wallet support

    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… More

    Nokia 603 with NFC on its way?

    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.

    Broadcom announces NFC security chip for PCs and tablets

    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. More

    Qualcomm adds NFC to Snapdragon chipsets

    Qualcomm adds NFC to Snapdragon chipsets

    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… More

    STMicro ready to put high performance embedded NFC secure element into mass production

    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. More

    EU backs project that aims to add a secure element to a mobile device’s main processor

    EU backs project that aims to add a secure element to a mobile device’s main processor

    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… More

    G&D to enable PIN-protected transactions on NFC phones

    G&D to enable PIN-protected transactions on NFC phones

    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… More

    G&D and ARM to develop mobile device security solutions

    G&D and ARM to develop mobile device security solutions

    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… More

    Cartes 2008: NFC pops up all over the show

    Cartes 2008: NFC pops up all over the show

    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… More

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