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    Transcript: Apple VP Kevin Lynch and CEO Tim Cook show off how Apple Watch can be used beyond payments

    September 12th, 2014

    As well as using the device to make payments with the new Apple Pay mobile payment service, Apple Watch wearers will be able to use their smartwatch as a boarding pass and to unlock their… More

    Apple iPhone NFC payments rumours reach fever pitch

    September 1st, 2014

    MasterCard, American Express and Visa have all signed deals with Apple for the launch of a mobile payments service that will make use of an NFC chip built into the next iPhone, due to launch on 9 September, according to reports in a number of publications including the Financial Times, Bloomberg and Re/Code. More

    iPhone users to get NFC badges at MWC

    February 18th, 2014

    iPhone users will be able to participate in the NFC Experience at Mobile World Congress for the first time this year, courtesy of free NFC iPhone cases being made available by event sponsor Incipio that… More

    Verizon adds Isis iPhone cases

    February 7th, 2014

    US carrier Verizon has introduced a range of NFC cases for iPhone users, enabling Apple phone owners to make Isis NFC payments. The range includes Incipio Cashwrap cases for iPhone 4, 4S and iPhone 5, 5S and the iCaisse4x case with extended battery for iPhone 4 and 4s. A similar range was introduced by AT&T in January 2014.

    AT&T adds iPhone cases for Isis NFC payments

    January 27th, 2014

    iPhone owners in the US can now make Isis payments following AT&T’s introduction of a range of phone cases that add NFC functionality to the devices. Five options are available: The Incipio Cashwrap Mobile Wallet… More

    DeviceFidelity updates iPhone NFC case to work with SIM-based SEs

    November 19th, 2013

    DeviceFidelity will unveil an NFC case for the iPhone 5s and 5 that supports the use of a SIM card as the secure element at this week’s Cartes 2013 show in Paris. Previous versions of… More

    Volkswagen Bank tests iPhone NFC payments

    September 23rd, 2013

    Germany’s Volkswagen Bank is conducting an NFC payments pilot using iPhone 4, 4S and 5 smartphones equipped with an iCarte add-on case. Android NFC phones are due to be added in 2014. The trial, involving… More

    iPhone NFC payments arrive in the UK

    July 24th, 2013

    The Moneto prepaid mobile wallet service, which uses DeviceFidelity’s microSD-based NFC technology, is now available in the UK via a partnership with payments processor Kalixa Group and MasterCard. The service is available at launch for iPhone… More

    Wireless Dynamics launches NFC case for iPhone 5

    June 13th, 2013

    A version of Canadian NFC and RFID specialist Wireless Dynamics’ iCarte NFC case for Apple iPhones is now available for the iPhone 5. The device is approved by both Apple and Visa, enabling it to… More

    Juniper cuts NFC ticketing forecast

    June 12th, 2013

    Just over 950m mobile phone users worldwide are forecast to use their handsets for mobile ticketing by 2018, up from 458m this year, according to a new report from Juniper Research, but NFC ticketing will… More

    iPhone 5S to include NFC and fingerprint security?

    March 11th, 2013

    Reports from Taiwan suggest that local firm Chipbond has won a major contract from Apple to build components for a forthcoming iPhone 5S. “iPhone 5S will also feature NFC (near field communication) fingerprint recognition technology, with Chipbond… More

    CalypsoKey adds contactless keys to iPhone cases

    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,… More

    Juniper scales back NFC forecast

    December 5th, 2012

    Global NFC retail transaction values will now reach US$110bn in 2017, significantly below the $180bn previously forecast, the analysts say, due to the lack of NFC in the iPhone 5, lower than expected adoption of Google Wallet and the delay in the launch of Isis. More

    How cloud-based NFC, iPhone 5 and security concerns will impact the mobile wallet market

    October 3rd, 2012

    In the first issue of Mobile Wallet Outlook, the monthly trends bulletin for subscribers to our new research service, the NFC World team examines how the latest market developments will affect the future of the NFC and mobile wallet markets. More

    Samsung picks NFC as key S III advantage over iPhone 5

    September 20th, 2012

    A viral video advertising the Samsung Galaxy S III has highlighted the smartphone’s NFC capabilities, picking the technology as one of the key differentiating factors between Samsung’s flagship phone and Apple’s iPhone 5: More

    Apple: No need for NFC today

    September 12th, 2012

    NFC isn’t needed to give iPhone owners what they need today, Apple’s Phil Schiller has told AllThingsD, in an interview following today’s launch of the iPhone 5: Apple Senior VP Phil Schiller said that Passbook… More

    No NFC announced for iPhone 5

    September 12th, 2012

    There’s no mention of NFC in the list of hardware improvements announced for the new iPhone 5 today, and there was only a very brief mention of the Passbook mobile wallet feature which was announced in June…. More

    iPhone 5: No room for NFC? Well, maybe there is…

    August 29th, 2012

    The ‘will they or won’t they’ speculation over whether the iPhone 5, expected to be unveiled on 12 September, will come with NFC continues to rage and the latest analysis suggests that it won’t —… More

    New images add to iPhone NFC speculation

    August 27th, 2012

    Images that purport to show the front assembly of the iPhone 5 have led to renewed speculation that the new Apple device, expected to be announced on 12 September, will include NFC. The images, if… More

    SEC filing triggers speculation on iPhone 5 with NFC

    August 16th, 2012

    Examination of a proxy statement filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission by Authentec, linked to Apple’s recent bid to acquire the firm for US$356m, has led to renewed speculation that the next iPhone… More

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