News about Access control and NFC.
May 21st, 2013
A survey published by digital security specialist Gemalto has shown a high demand for contactless and NFC payments in Dubai, with 85% of those polled saying they would 'like' or 'love' to use their mobile...
May 17th, 2013
NFC technology provider C-Sam has announced a suite of NFC applets and test automation tools aimed at reducing the time needed for companies to develop, test and launch NFC products and services. C-Sam's NFC applets...
April 24th, 2013
"NFC was revolutionary 10 years ago but I think it just might have passed its sell-by date", the retail giant's Lyndon Lee told attendees at a mobile payments conference in London this week. "We are developing a digital wallet, focusing on marketing and loyalty aspects, but payment may not enter the wallet."
April 10th, 2013
Drivers can use the new digital key platform to unlock and start electric rental cars, find and book vehicles and access charging stations.
April 10th, 2013
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies has started a developer network for its AptiQmobile NFC access control platform, which was piloted at the University of San Francisco in 2012. Membership of the AptiQ Developer Network offers "access...
March 20th, 2013
Key2Share allows virtual keys stored on NFC phones to be shared securely using QR codes that can be sent by email or MMS message — or even in the mail.
March 8th, 2013
UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions, a division of Italy-based financial institution UniCredit Group, is testing a multi-application mobile wallet solution that works on both Android and BlackBerry NFC phones.. Sixty employees taking part in the pilot...
March 6th, 2013
"A town and city centre is only vibrant and thriving if people find a reason to go there", Guy Douglas of ATCM says. "NFC is a way of delivering an enhanced town centre offer, which can only be a good thing especially when the high street is hugely challenged by ecommerce."
February 26th, 2013
Gemalto is demonstrating a proof-of-concept NFC enterprise ID service at Mobile World Congress 2013. "Utilizing the company's proven UpTeq NFC SIM, Gemalto's experimentation enables secure and fast entry to buildings as well as [providing] strong...
February 23rd, 2013
China Mobile, the world's largest mobile network operator, and Chinese bank card association China UnionPay have announced they have completed integration of their NFC trusted service manager (TSM) platforms. The completion of the work means...
February 6th, 2013
Upmarket iPhone case maker CalypsoCrystal has added contactless door key technology to its range of cases for the iPhone 5, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. CalypsoKey is available as an option with the company's Ring,...
December 12th, 2012
"Tyfone has an impressive patent portfolio and history of innovation in mobile financial, secure ID management, and NFC solutions," says Jay Emmanuel, technology VP at IQT. "We believe that Tyfone's technology has the potential to address a wide range of complex government and commercial secure identity challenges."
December 5th, 2012
NFC and secure chip specialist Inside Secure has appointed four sales agents in Latin America and the Middle East. BP Electronica, a division of US-based BP Sales, will represent Inside in Mexico, while Electrocomponentes will...
November 28th, 2012
Assa Abloy's Aperio door locks are now compatible with Seos mobile credentials, enabling them to be used with NFC phones.
November 7th, 2012
NFC and contactless chip specialist Inside Secure has announced the availability of a new chipset that enables NFC payment capabilities to be added to standard mobile phones. New PicoPulse NFC RF front-end booster chips work...
November 6th, 2012
HID Global has added a reader module and a developer tool kit (DTK) for its iClass SE secure credentials platform. "Our new reader module enables third-party developers to build a broad range of products that...
October 29th, 2012
"With the availability of the VaultSecure IC, smartphone manufacturers, mobile network operators and other trusted third parties can co-own the SE and install, personalize and administer their own open- or closed-loop payment, access control, transit, loyalty or other secure applets," says Inside's Pierre Garnier.
October 26th, 2012
383 people registered to attend NFC World's latest webinar — and participants gave it an overall rating of 4.2 out of five.
October 12th, 2012
NFC World will be hosting a one hour webinar on "NFC in Access Control" on Thursday 25 October, and all readers are invited to participate free of charge. Daniel Bailin, director of strategic innovation at...
October 3rd, 2012
Lockitron maker Apigy has secured more than US$640,000 in pre-orders for a new version of its mobile phone operated door lock. The US$149 lock supports Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi and NFC and is due to begin...