Wednesday 17 September 2014 | RSS

 
Feedback
 

Frédéric Vasnier

News about Frédéric Vasnier.

SIMalliance publishes NFC paper

August 6th, 2014

The SIMalliance has set out its recommendations for UICC configuration and feature requirements for NFC payments in a new paper called UICC Configuration for Mobile NFC Payments v1.0. “One of SIMalliance’s greatest priorities is to continue to drive UICC interoperability,” says the association’s Frederic Vasnier. “Our sight remains firmly fixed on helping MNOs ease third-party access to their subscribers via NFC-enabled SIMs.”

SimAlliance: HCE will grow the market for SIM-based NFC payments

June 23rd, 2014

Host Card Emulation (HCE) is likely to lead to higher demand for SIM-based NFC payments services and new opportunities for mobile network operators, SIMalliance — which initially warned against HCE for security reasons — has now… More

SIMalliance issues HCE security warning

April 29th, 2014

“Host card emulation is good for the NFC ecosystem as a whole, but remains immature, unstandardised and, relative to secure element based deployments, vulnerable to malicious attack,” says SIM card manufacturer association SIMalliance, which has… More

SIMalliance reports 159% growth in NFC SIM shipments

April 24th, 2014

A total of 4.2bn SIMs were shipped in 2013 by members of the SIMalliance, an organisation that represents suppliers responsible for 86% of the global SIM market, 5% down on 2012. The drop was due… More

GlobalPlatform and SIMalliance team up on NFC apps

January 4th, 2012

GlobalPlatform and SIMalliance have announced they are to work together to create a standard way for mobile app developers to securely include calls to NFC secure elements from within their programs. The memorandum of understanding… More

SIMalliance releases new version of Open Mobile API

November 29th, 2011

The new version of the Open Mobile API is designed to enable app developers to work easily with the secure elements in mobile phones — without needing specialist knowledge of how the technology works. More