News about Java Card and NFC.
September 3rd, 2013
Giesecke & Devrient’s SkySIM CX, an NFC SIM card that allows several NFC applications to be executed at the same time, has received EMVCo, American Express, MasterCard and Visa approval, confirming it meets their requirements…
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…
February 18th, 2013
ComboPulse “is a drop-in, zero-tuning solution that makes it easy and inexpensive to add NFC functionality into a broad range of mainstream consumer electronic products, including tablets, entry-level mobile phones, personal media players and other smart mobile devices,” says the NFC chip specialist.
February 13th, 2013
Android users can ditch their passwords and instead wave a contactless smart card over their phone or tablet to securely log in to apps and access encrypted data.
October 5th, 2012
The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance has released version 2.0 of its Cipurse open transit ticketing standard. Cipurse v2 “comprises a single, consistent set of specifications for all security, personalization, administration and life-cycle…
February 27th, 2012
The new UpTeq NFC SIM meets a flight of top level security requirements and, says the digital security firm, can be used to generate legally binding digital signatures as well as deliver both e-health and e-government services.
September 22nd, 2011
A new version of the smart card and SIM maker’s Kona operating system makes it possible to deliver via an embedded secure element the same wide range of NFC services that mobile network operators can currently offer through an NFC SIM.
November 29th, 2010
The NFC and contactless specialist has teamed up with Infineon and Giesecke & Devrient to provide handset manufacturers with a single package that includes both an NFC controller and an embedded secure element.
November 3rd, 2010
The world’s first pilot test using NFC phones to replace hotel room keys begins this week at the Clarion Hotel in Stockholm, using a new mobile key solution developed by Assa Abloy.