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    Shenzhen Tong launches NFC transport and payment service in China

    November 3rd, 2015

    ZTE Nubia Z9 and Z9 Max owners across the Chinese city of Shenzhen can now use a service launched by transportation operator Shenzhen Tong to make NFC mobile payments for public transportation and for purchases… More

    RBC adds HCE to mobile payments app

    December 19th, 2014

    Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has added support for host card emulation (HCE) to its RBC mobile app, “allowing Canadians to pay with most Android mobile phones without worrying about being on the right mobile… More

    China Mobile picks Gemalto for NFC ticketing in Beijing

    September 25th, 2014

    China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile network operator, has chosen Gemalto to supply it with NFC-enabled SIMs “to protect consumer credentials used for mobile contactless applications​, starting with mass transit services in Beijing.” The SIMs… More

    Deutsche Telekom launches NFC mobile wallet in Germany, with Slovakia and Hungary to follow

    May 7th, 2014

    Deutsche Telekom has launched MyWallet, an NFC service that allows customers with any of 18 supported Samsung and Sony Android NFC devices to make payments at MasterCard PayPass merchants. The service is live in Germany… More

    Schiphol Airport installs NFC boarding gate

    January 31st, 2014

    Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has installed an NFC boarding gate, supplied by air transport IT specialist Sita, allowing passengers to validate their boarding pass with a touch of their NFC smartphone. The installation is the first… More

    ICS picks Aconite for NFC

    December 11th, 2013

    International Card Services (ICS), the largest credit card issuer in the Netherlands, is to use Aconite technology to provision customers’ cards onto NFC phones. Aconite’s solution will enable ICS to generate mobile EMV applet data and then deliver it in real-time to NFC handsets via a TSM service. ICS will also be able to manage both card and mobile issuance from a single system.

    FIME to test VMPA on SEs

    November 13th, 2013

    Testing specialist Fime has been accredited by Visa to validate implementation of the Visa Mobile Payment Application on secure elements. VMPA is the applet stored in the secure element that enables an NFC phone to act as a Visa payments device and Fime is now be able to validate it works correctly on all types of secure elements including microSD, SIM and embedded formats.

    Octopus pilots Sony FeliCa NFC payments in Hong Kong

    October 14th, 2013

    Hong Kong contactless transportation ticketing and stored value payments provider Octopus is conducting a mobile payments pilot in conjunction with mobile network operator PCCW-HKT, using Octopus Mobile SIMs — NFC-enabled SIM cards compatible with Sony… More

    Oberthur gets Mifare app approval

    September 11th, 2013

    Oberthur Technologies has become the first supplier to achieve EAL4+ security certification for its Mifare DesFire transport application for mobile, the company says. “The Common Criteria at EAL4+ level has been made mandatory prior to the deployment of Mifare DesFire mobile applications, and ensures the system cannot be broken,” Oberthur explains.

    Chile NFC pilot to begin in Santiago

    September 2nd, 2013

    More details of the NFC payments pilot to be carried out by mobile network operator Movistar and banking group Banco Santander in Chile later this year have been revealed. Following an initial trial in the… More

    Czech firm releases universal NFC ID system

    June 19th, 2013

    The Institute of Microelectronic Applications in the Czech Republic has launched NFC Porter, an NFC-based identification system that includes an NFC reader designed to connect to any existing access control or ID system. “We are… More

    Oberthur adds HID NFC keys

    June 12th, 2013

    Oberthur Technologies has partnered with HID Global to enable the access control specialist’s Seos digital keys to be stored on Oberthur’s DragonFly NFC SIMs. “The Seos applet is part of an ecosystem of interoperable products and services for issuing, delivering and revoking digital keys on NFC-enabled mobile devices that can be used to open doors to homes, hotels, offices, hospitals, universities and commercial buildings,” Oberthur explains.

    SD Association introduces new standard for NFC microSD cards

    June 12th, 2013

    The SD Association has introduced a standard for MicroSD cards containing NFC secure elements. Smart microSD cards will make use of the Single Wire Protocol (SWP), originally introduced as a way to connect SIM cards… More

    Visa to launch NFC payments in the UK this year

    June 12th, 2013

    Visa Europe is to launch an NFC mobile payments service in the UK by the end of 2013, the payments network has confirmed to NFC World — although the exact launch date and full details… More

    NBS adds support for Inside’s embedded secure elements

    June 5th, 2013

    NBS Technologies’ Xpressi Trusted Service Manager platform can now be used to provision financial card data onto NFC phones containing Inside Secure’s VaultSecure embedded secure elements. Launched in October 2012, VaultSecure allows multiple third parties… More

    C-Sam speeds NFC development with applets and testing services

    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… More

    Galaxy S4 to come with Visa payments applet

    March 15th, 2013

    Samsung’s Galaxy S4 will come with Visa’s payWave contactless payments applet preloaded into an embedded secure element. This, says Samsung, “can be used by both MNOs and banks; more payment applets from multiple brands are… More

    Samsung enters the mobile wallet market

    February 27th, 2013

    Samsung has unveiled its own mobile wallet app at Mobile World Congress 2013. Samsung Wallet “is a convenient mobile app which allows users to store and manage event tickets, boarding passes, membership cards and coupons… More

    GSMA staff get NFC hotel keys for Mobile World Congress

    February 26th, 2013

    Hotel room key provider VingCard Elsafe, in conjunction with other Assa Abloy group companies, has provided an NFC solution enabling Mobile World Congress 2013 event staff to use their Sony Xperia T NFC phones to access… More

    Samsung and Visa announce NFC payments plan that cuts out the carriers

    February 25th, 2013

    The handset maker and payments network have announced a plan to pre-load Visa’s payWave applet on embedded secure elements in “selected” next generation Samsung devices — potentially enabling banks to offer NFC payments without any involvement from the mobile network operators. More

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