News stories featuring Innovision and NFC:
September 27th, 2011
The company’s new NFC controller chips allow multiple secure elements to be active on a single phone at the same time, making it possible for consumers to use both a mobile wallet supplied by a mobile network operator and a mobile wallet supplied by a bank, handset maker or operating system supplier.
May 30th, 2011
Chipmaker Broadcom says it expects to see NFC built into between 10% and 15% of all phones within the next year, with the rate higher for smartphones, PCWorld reports. At a press briefing in San Francisco last…
September 2nd, 2010
Three months after it announced plans to buy NFC specialist Innovision for US$47.5m, the deal has completed and Broadcom VP Craig Ochikubo has spoken to NFC World about the company’s ambitions for Innovision and for the NFC market as a whole.
August 31st, 2010
Wireless telecomms technology and chipset giant Qualcomm is set to become the latest mobile industry player to put an NFC expert at the heart of its digital development strategy. Qualcomm CDMA Technologies is looking for…
June 18th, 2010
Semiconductor giant Broadcom Corporation has announced it has agreed to acquire UK-based NFC specialist Innovision Research & Technology in a deal valued at US$47.5m. Innovision has developed a suite of designs, patents and expertise, known…
June 16th, 2010
Innovision Research & Technology has launched a new NFC tag with more than five times the memory of its existing NFC tag. Both are NFC Forum Type 1 tags and are, therefore, compatible with any…
June 4th, 2010
OPINION: Licensing deals signed by Innovision will see NFC functionality being built into 15% to 20% of the handsets shipped in 2012, says the company, as leading mobile phone chipset manufacturers look for low cost ways to add NFC into mass market mobile phones.
June 4th, 2010
NFC chipset technology specialist Innovision has signed a licensing agreement with a “major global semiconductor corporation”. The unnamed semiconductor manufacturer will use Innovision’s Gem NFC intellectual property to build NFC functionality into high volume chipsets for…
June 4th, 2010
Adding NFC functionality to a mobile phone will soon cost less than a dollar, says Innovision’s Stephen Graham, with 15% to 20% of all the handsets shipped in 2012 set to include the company’s low-cost NFC technology.
April 21st, 2010
Innovision Research & Technology has launched BuyNFC.com, an online store for NFC application developers and consumers looking to purchase NFC tags. BuyNFC.com offers Innovision’s Topaz NFC tags in a wide range of form factors including…
April 13th, 2010
Innovision has signed a licensing deal with a “global leading semiconductor corporation” that will see the semiconductor supplier using Innovision’s NFC IP in its “range of chips targeted at mobile handsets and other consumer electronic…
August 3rd, 2009
The funding will enable the company to capitalise on international opportunities in both the NFC and the RFID markets.
June 1st, 2009
Three new licensing deals should see NFC being built into mass market handsets for under $1 — but not until 2013, says Innovision CEO David Wollen.
March 19th, 2009
The mobile operator has put together a combined NFC handset/NFC tag package for customers that uses the tags to access WAP pages, including an option to buy ÖBB rail tickets.
November 27th, 2008
The Parrot Specchio incorporates an Innovision NFC tag, allowing photographs to be transferred quickly and easily from an NFC phone directly to the digital frame.
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