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    Microsoft to open up Windows Hello to wearables

    June 6th, 2016

    Microsoft is to open up its Windows Hello biometric authentication solution so users can unlock a Windows 10 PC or laptop with a wearable device, the company announced during a keynote at Computex in Taiwan. “The head of Microsoft’s Windows Interact division, Li-Chen Miller, demonstrated the technology using the Nymi Band,” CNET reports. “By swiping her wrist past an NFC reader on her laptop, Miller logged in using Windows Hello, saying the process was three times quicker than typing passwords.”

    PQI demos NFC USB stick

    June 12th, 2013

    Taiwan-based PQI Group has demonstrated an NFC-enabled memory stick at Computex 2013. “Simply plug the thumb drive into a USB port and use an NFC-equipped smart phone in close proximity to engage the encryption mechanism and access files stored on the thumb drive,” says PQI. “Your personal files are safeguarded from prying eyes with the highest level of protection.”

    Dell adds NFC to XPS 12 laptop

    June 5th, 2013

    Dell has announced a range of updates and upgrades to its consumer and commercial PC portfolio at Computex 2013, including the addition of NFC functionality to its XPS 12 convertible Ultrabook, Engadget reports.

    Computex offers NFC badges

    June 4th, 2013

    Attendees at Computex 2013, the technology trade show taking place in Taiwan this week, are able to use their NFC phones as ID badges. The event’s official app includes support for in-app registration as well as for NFC badges.

    Netcom unveils NFC microSD add-on

    June 6th, 2011

    Chinese electronics manufacturer Netcom has demonstrated an NFC-enabled microSD card  at the Computex 2011 show in Taipei. The new card carries 8GB of memory as well as adding NFC capabilities to existing mobile phones but,… More