News stories featuring Panasonic:
November 19th, 2015
MasterCard has introduced a loyalty middleware specification that aims to ease the integration of loyalty programs with mobile payment apps. The standard has been designed to work with “different loyalty schemes, different POS terminals and…
September 18th, 2014
Panasonic Avionics is to add NFC to the in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems it supplies to airlines, providing a way for passengers and crew to make contactless payments and for passengers to access a range of…
July 7th, 2014
March 25th, 2014
Panasonic has unveiled a wearable 4K camcorder that includes NFC pairing, enabling consumers to link the device to their smartphone or tablet and then broadcast live videos via Ustream. The dustproof and waterproof HX-A500 comes…
January 8th, 2014
Panasonic has unveiled a host of new NFC-enabled products at CES 2014, including a durable 7-inch Windows 8 tablet, headphones, a premium digital compact camera, four HD camcorders and a range of smart home theatre…
August 1st, 2013
Music lovers attending the Smukfest festival in Skanderborg, Denmark, will be able to pay for goods using an NFC wristband — and three hundred traders will be able to accept contactless payments using Panasonic’s NFC-enabled…
April 29th, 2013
Panasonic has announced a new mid-range 16 megapixel camera with NFC and Wi-Fi functionality. Like the recently announced Lumix DMC-GF6, the Lumix DMC-G6 can be easily paired to a smartphone or tablet via NFC, allowing photos and videos to be quickly moved to another device using the camera’s Instant Transfer function. The G6 snaps photos at 7fps in burst mode and can also record 1080p HD video.
April 9th, 2013
Panasonic has announced the Lumix DMC-GF6, a 16 megapixel compact camera with WiFi and NFC functionality. The launch follows the introduction of the NFC-enabled ZS30 and TS5 earlier this year. The added connectivity allows snappers…
February 11th, 2013
The January/February issue of the monthly trends bulletin from the NFC World team’s business intelligence service examines the impact on the mobile wallet market of the new Facebook Card, the arrival of NFC in the home and the latest mobile wallet business developments from around the world.
January 10th, 2013
The new Lumix ZS30 and TS5 cameras include both Wi-Fi and NFC “to provide the widest range of remote shooting options, remote viewing and instant sharing on social networks.”
August 27th, 2012
Consumers buying a range of Panasonic appliances including washing machines, rice cookers, air conditioners, washer/driers, a microwave oven, a refrigerator and a range of healthcare devices will be able to interact with the devices using either an NFC phone or a Japanese Osaifu-Keitai mobile wallet phone.
February 27th, 2012
Panasonic has announced a second Eluga smartphone with support for NFC. The Eluga Power features a 5″ screen, a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor and superfast charging, allowing the device to reach 50% charge capacity…
February 20th, 2012
December 12th, 2011
Japanese consumer electronics giant Panasonic is to move into the European smartphone market with a ‘global model’ handset which looks likely to come with NFC. The new device, expected to launch in March 2012, is…
October 14th, 2011
Panasonic has announced a pair of ruggedised Android 3.2 ‘Honeycomb’ tablets designed for business use that will come with NFC as standard. The 7-inch BizPad is to be released in Japan in December, with a 10.1-inch version shipping in January 2012.
March 18th, 2011
Daimler, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Toyota and Volkswagen have joined Nokia, Samsung and others as founder members of the Car Connectivity Consortium with the aim of developing common standards for connectivity between handsets and vehicles.
August 14th, 2009
The two companies will offer handset manufacturers a combined NFC handset hardware and software solution, making it quicker and easier to integrate NFC into their mobile devices.
January 12th, 2009
There wasn’t much to see in the way of mainstream NFC developments at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show — but some interesting potentially competitive technologies and enabling solutions made the massive Las Vegas event worth casting an eye over.
December 30th, 2008
Membership of the NFC Forum is continuing to grow at a rapid pace. Handset manufacturers, mobile service providers, payment services providers, chip makers, solution developers, municipalities and academic institutions have all recently joined up.
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